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What is History?

June 11, 2024

History majors thus gain the tools to examine and understand the world of the present by examining and learning about the world of the past, with each student designing a course of study tailored around those elements of the past that most fascinate them, whether a geographic region (e.g. Europe, Asia, the United States, Latin America), or a theme that crosses regional and temporal boundaries (e.g. religion and culture; race, ethnicity and inequality; law and society; globalization and transregional connections; technology, science and medicine. At UC, students can make the major customizable to their individual interests, allowing them to pull from a wide range of history classes to create a major that matches their specific area of focus. Students may focus on one of these five areas of thematic concentration within the major, or if none of these fit, students can pick a self-directed concentration comprised of courses of selected in consultation with a faculty mentor. With UC’s vast body of archives, rare books, and library filled with about 4.4 million volumes, making it the thirty-sixth largest academic library in the US, students have the materials to go into any direction of study.


NEXT Innovation Scholar mixes global outreach with new ideas

June 10, 2024

As a first-generation student from Dubai, Jonathan Raj’s international background has been instrumental in shaping his expertise in intercultural communication and cross-disciplinary collaboration through the University of Cincinnati's NEXT Innovation Scholars program.


NEXT Innovation Scholars shape UC grad’s global aspirations

June 7, 2024

After hailing from the African country of Ghana and later growing up in the Columbus, suburbs, Lance Entsuah ultimately landed in the bustling halls of the University of Cincinnati. Since then, he's charted an extraordinary path marked by academic excellence and ambitious innovation — an achievement he attributes significantly to his involvement in the university’s NEXT Innovation Scholars program.

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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.


WGUC: Stream CSO's 'spellbinding' concert with CCM student singers

March 30, 2020

Hear the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges, recently broadcast by Cincinnati Public Radio 90.9 WGUC and available to stream online. The concert features 10 student soloists from UC’s College-Conservatory of Music and the CCM Chamber Choir, led by Professor Earl Rivers.


Media covers CCM's virtual showcases

April 3, 2020

The University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music pioneered the idea of creating a showcase of graduating musical theatre seniors to get them in front of key industry agents and casting directors in New York City.


Cincinnati Enquirer: CCM alum writes custom songs during pandemic

April 3, 2020

The Cincinnati Enquirer recently featured how one UC College-Conservatory of Music alumnus is sharing his work through a unique business model. Ryan Fine (BFA Commercial Music Production, ’17) is a Nashville-based performer, songwriter, pianist and producer who suddenly found himself with an empty calendar when performances were canceled. So, he started Fine-Tuned Custom Songs to create original works for music lovers during the pandemic.