Academic Year Opens Sept. 20th
Date: Sept. 11, 2001
By: Chris Curran
Phone: (513) 556-1806
Archive: General News
Cincinnati - The University of Cincinnati begins Fall Quarter classes Thursday, Sept. 20 with the MainStreet campus life project in full swing and many new educational options available to students.
The College of Business Administration is moving from "e-business" to "d-biz." Religious studies is turning out to be the hottest new humanities track in the College of Evening and Continuing Education. And a new Faculty Technology Resource Center is helping faculty make their courses more interactive, more interesting, and more effective.
UC is also continuing its commitment to create a safer, healthier campus environment. Here are the highlights:
Welcome Week Schedule: UC welcomes its newest students and returning students with more than a week of activities, including Freshman Convocation at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.
Smoke-Free Dorms: Find out why more UC residence halls are going smoke-free. It's not just the parents who think smoke-free is a good idea.
Fighting Back Against Binge Drinking: A successful program to introduce college students to alcohol-free fun enters its third year with big plans.
Religious Studies on the Rise: Find out why a certificate program in humanities is attracting interest from business, law and other professions.
Back to School Tips: A quick summary of what's new and a traffic reminder for those heading toward main campus on the first week of classes.