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First-ever Gen-Z Insights event hosted by UC NEXT Innovation Scholars

April 19, 2024

In academia, the intersection of innovation, collaboration and the fresh perspectives of the University of Cincinnati NEXT Innovation Scholars (NIS) holds immense promise. As a multi-disciplinary student group of innovators, the program balances university, corporate and non-profit partners. NIS students are driven by curiosity, passion, future creation and pursuing innovation, fostering a community of forward-thinkers poised to tackle tomorrow's challenges today. Recently, these young visionaries hosted an inaugural Gen-Z Insights showcase event at the UC 1819 Innovation Hub. The packed room of attendees included 1819 corporate partners such as Kao and Main Street Ventures and distinguished faculty and staff members. All were eager to hear and learn more from NIS scholars and the industry projects they worked on throughout the year.


UC offers experiential learning abroad in Central America

April 19, 2024

In the tropical paradise of Costa Rica, fourth year journalism and international affairs student Stephanie Rivera embarked on an unforgettable journey of self-discovery and cultural immersion. Leaving behind the familiar sights and sounds of Cincinnati, Rivera set out to study abroad for a transformative semester in this Central American country, rich with vibrant biodiversity and cultural heritage. The College of Arts & Sciences (A&S) at UC places great emphasis on encouraging study abroad and experiential learning opportunities for its students. Recognizing the transformative power of global experiences, the college supports a variety of study-abroad programs that enable students to enhance their academic pursuits while gaining valuable cultural and personal experiences.

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NBC News: #Latino20: Karen Olivo — the toast of Broadway

September 17, 2019

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) NBC News' #Latino20 recognizes Latinx leaders who are using their voice, talent and passion to empower their communities and promote diversity — from celebrities to CEOS and scientists to scholars. University of Cincinnati alumna Karen Olivo makes the list as "the toast of Broadway."


Tribune-Review: UC grad brings dinosaurs to life in 'Jurassic Park Live Tour'

October 28, 2019

Fans of the "Jurassic Park" and "Jurassic World" movies can now see their favorite dinosaurs in all their lifelike glory in the "Jurassic Park Live Tour" presented through 2021. Douglas Puskas, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music, brings the creatures to life in arenas across the U.S. as the lead animatronics technician for the show.


Opera America Magazine: 'Blind Injustice' among change agents

November 6, 2019

“Blind Injustice,” a collaboration between the Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati Opera and the Young Professionals Choral Collective, is featured in the fall 2019 issue of Opera America Magazine.


Business Courier spotlights two retired pilots studying at CCM

March 27, 2020

James Cannon, a pianist, and Bert Nelson, an organist, are not the typical music students you would find walking the halls at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music. Both are retired airline pilots with distinguished careers in the military who returned to school to study keyboard performance at CCM. Janelle Gelfand featured Cannon and Nelson in the Cincinnati Business Courier.