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April tends to be one of the busiest months on campus, and the Carl H. Lindner College of Business is in the thick of it! We’ve gathered all the events that the Lindner College of Business is hosting or taking part in throughout the month of April. Mark your calendar — we hope to see you there!
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Events are listed in chronological order.
The UC community welcomes all Bearcats to campus for a weeklong party 200 years in the making. Various events will celebrate history, showcase groundbreaking research, and connect the diverse members of the university community to celebrate the Bicentennial. Lindner encourages students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to participate in as many events as possible. Learn more.
The university has strived to be a hub of innovation that inspires all to have deep societal impacts on the Cincinnati region and beyond. The bicentennial edition of the annual research and innovation week is an opportunity to highlight the university’s commitment to current and future students and the broader community. One of the week’s events is the Innovation Quest Elevator Pitch Competition on April 3, hosted by Lindner’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Commercialization. Learn more.
Skills in data science and business analytics are among the most sought-after by employers. Presented by the UC Center for Business Analytics at the Lindner College of Business, the 2019 Analytics Summit is full of thought leadership and training opportunities to help all interested in data science and business analytics increase their knowledge, build their skills and network with professionals in the industry. The summit is comprised of two training days and one conference day with three keynote speakers and five applied analytics track sessions. Learn more and register.
UC's first 200 years were built with a bold vision and unrelenting determination. On April 2, all can join the team that will inspire the next two centuries of impact. Gifts to the Lindner Business Fellows Programmatic Fund will be matched up to $2,500. Gifts to the Lindner Circle of Excellence General Fund will be matched by Susan P. Mantel, MBA ’86, PhD ’94, and Melissa D. Newman, up to $750. Learn more and make your pledge. Encourage your network to participate on social media with #BearcatsGive.
This annual awards celebration recognizes the outstanding efforts of our faculty, staff and students.
Faculty and staff awards:
Our students are always hatching new and innovative ideas, but busy investors don’t have much time to listen. The Innovation Quest Elevator Pitch (IQ E-pitch) Competition is a perfect arena for students to present their ideas in 60-90 seconds to a panel of prospective investors for a chance to earn start-up grants or funding.
The event is open to all UC students, visitors and competition participants. No registration is required to attend. Learn more. Note: Students who want to participate in the competition must register their proposal by April 1, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.
As the UC Alumni Association’s most prestigious annual alumni event, this sold-out celebration recognizes many contributions and overall excellence of UC alumni in countless fields around the world. We are proud to congratulate five Lindner alumni who are among this year’s honorees:
Got spring fever? Join students, faculty and staff on Main Street to celebrate the end of the spring semester with free food, games, giveaways and prizes.
Student government inaugurations will also take place. Join us at 11 a.m. on Main Street as our very own Kolodzik Business Scholars, Chandler Rankin and Abbie Smith, are inaugurated into office as undergraduate student body president and vice president, respectively. Learn more.
As Bicentennial Community Week’s crowning event, Bicentennial Community Day welcomes students, faculty, staff, alumni, prospective students, families and community members to campus for a day of inspiration and connections. The free event features academic experiences (general sessions, panels and breakout sessions), family-friendly activities, health screenings and entertainment hosted by representatives from all colleges. Be on the lookout for Lindner alumni, faculty and staff presenting at the following sessions:
For the grand finale, attendees will experience a mind-bending media projection against McMicken Hall. The remarkable display, created by Brave Berlin of Lumenocity and Blink, creatively depicts 200 years of UC spirit and pride and the unique impact the UC community has had on the world. Learn more and register.
The Toast is an annual celebratory occasion that recognizes the achievements of Business Fellows students throughout the academic year and invites prospective students to preview the program. Alumni, parents, corporate guests, faculty, staff and administration will be in attendance to applaud the accomplishments of this diverse and vibrant community.
Join us for our fourth annual event — an evening filled with live music, dinner, an awards presentation, keynote address, alumni induction and (of course) a toast.
Our regional startup and innovation community is driven by the talent of many fellow Bearcats who are launching new ventures, succeeding as startup founders or working hard to make our lives better. Join the UC Alumni Association for an evening of networking, bites and beverages for a panel discussion featuring some of the best and brightest Cincinnati’s innovation and technology ecosystem has to offer.
Registration includes tacos and fixings from Bakersfield OTR, and two drink tickets. Learn more and register by Tuesday, April 9. Walk-ins may be accommodated if space permits.
The Kautz-Uible Economics Institute and the Department of Economics at the University of Cincinnati have a legacy of creating opportunities for enhanced learning through a variety of programming. Current and former Kautz-Uible Fellows, friends, professors and alumni have the chance to meet, reunite and socialize while learning more about the developments of the institute and program. Learn more.
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree or certificate in business? Then be sure to check out an upcoming information session this month hosted by Lindner’s Graduate Programs Office! Learn more about full-time, part-time and online program options for Lindner’s MBA, specialized master's degrees and graduate certificates. Learn more and register.
The E. Leonard Arnoff-Milton J. Schloss Sr. Memorial Lectures on the Practice of Management Science is a long-standing series hosted by the Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems (OBAIS). The lecture, “The Future of Statistical Bioinformatics and Genomics in the Automated World of Agriculture,” will feature Rebecca W. Doerge, statistics professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and Glen de Vries Dean of the Mellon College of Science.
After the lecture follows a dinner at which OBAIS faculty, staff and students will be recognized for achievements from the past year. Additionally, the department will honor Mike Czinege ’75, ‘76 and Dr. James J. Cochran ’97 as the 2019 Distinguished OBAIS Alumni of the Year. Learn more and register.
Small Giants are companies led by purpose-driven leaders who believe that success is about growing a business with purpose. Putting people before profits and greatness before growth takes courage. Paul Spiegelman, co-founder of the Small Giants Community, will speak about the courage it takes to be a purpose-driven leader and how it can drive business strategy. Learn more and register.
Alumni and friends of the Marvin P. Kolodzik Business Scholars program are welcome back for an evening of catching up and socializing in the newly renovated Fifth Third Arena. Attendees will hear from Marianne Lewis, PhD, the new dean of the Lindner College of business and former associate dean and KBS program director, and celebrate all that is KBS and Boldly Bearcat in UC’s bicentennial year. Learn more and RSVP.
Students take final exams for the spring 2019 semester between Saturday, April 27, and Thursday, May 2.
UC’s Spring Commencement will span three days this year! View all commencement information and details.