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Generous alumnus leaves lasting legacy for UC's DAAP students,...

February 26, 2024

In a heartwarming tale of alumni generosity, Randal Houts, a 1986 graduate from the University of Cincinnati, has taken a unique approach to ensure his legacy lives on in the halls of UC's School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). Houts recently designated his Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to UC, specifically for an endowed scholarship fund for architecture students and the DAAP Library's ambitious project to digitize Cincinnati archival materials.

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WVXU: Do murals impact a city's economics, quality of life?

February 26, 2024

WVXU covers University of Cincinnati urban design researcher Hyesun Jeong. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to determine how public art relates to street vitality and the growth of commercial business in multiple U.S. cities.

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DAAPworks '24 showcases the "Next" generation of creative talent

Event: April 23, 2024 6:00 PM

Dive into the dynamic world of artistic ingenuity as the University of Cincinnati proudly presents DAAPworks 2024. This annual exhibition spotlights the exceptional work of graduating students, offering a glimpse into the future of creativity across various disciplines within the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.

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Generous alumnus leaves lasting legacy for UC's DAAP students,...

February 26, 2024

In a heartwarming tale of alumni generosity, Randal Houts, a 1986 graduate from the University of Cincinnati, has taken a unique approach to ensure his legacy lives on in the halls of UC's School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). Houts recently designated his Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to UC, specifically for an endowed scholarship fund for architecture students and the DAAP Library's ambitious project to digitize Cincinnati archival materials.

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WVXU: Do murals impact a city's economics, quality of life?

February 26, 2024

WVXU covers University of Cincinnati urban design researcher Hyesun Jeong. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to determine how public art relates to street vitality and the growth of commercial business in multiple U.S. cities.

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DAAPworks '24 showcases the "Next" generation of creative talent

Event: April 23, 2024 6:00 PM

Dive into the dynamic world of artistic ingenuity as the University of Cincinnati proudly presents DAAPworks 2024. This annual exhibition spotlights the exceptional work of graduating students, offering a glimpse into the future of creativity across various disciplines within the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.

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Making design history courses more inclusive

February 5, 2024

For decades, students taking Design in History I and II courses at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) were learning design history based on a select group of notables — mostly male, white designers who achieved fame in the 20th century. However, in fall 2023, the college piloted new, more diverse content that is expected to be launched in fall 2024.

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UC Black History Month applauds Black triumphs with lasting...

January 30, 2024

In a spirited tribute to the indelible mark made by Black students, faculty and staff at the University of Cincinnati over the past two centuries, February unfolds with a cascade of events spotlighting unparalleled achievements, feats and an ongoing wave of positive social transformation during Black History Month.

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Kinetic Vision takeover inside UC Ground Floor Makerspace

January 29, 2024

In a groundbreaking collaboration, the University of Cincinnati's Ground Floor Makerspace and the visionary minds at Kinetic Vision (KV) combined their creative forces to pioneer an immersive makerspace bootcamp tailor-made for UC engineering and industrial design co-op students destined to shape the future at Kinetic Vision.

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Enquirer: Former UC frat brothers open health-focused café

January 12, 2024

The Cincinnati Enquirer highlighted two University of Cincinnati alumni and their most recent business venture. Chase Whitehead, UC mechanical engineering ’12 and Brandon Cress, UC industrial design ’05, are former bearcats turned business partners. The two opened their first Clean Eatz location in 2021. Clean Eatz is a café restaurant that provides healthy dine-in, grab ‘n’ go, and weekly meals to customers. The mission of the company is to promote personal wellness, something Whitehead values greatly.

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Masters of ink

January 9, 2024

Obtaining a degree in fine arts doesn't necessarily mean graduates go on to paint or sculpt for a living. UC students in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning have gone onto become tattoo artists, using the skills they learned as a foundation to a successful, alternative career.

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2023: A year in review

December 15, 2023

Review the University of Cincinnati's historic and productive year in 2023 through our year-in-review website.

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From lab to legacy inside UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub

December 12, 2023

In the vibrant corridors of the University of Cincinnati, pioneering research extends beyond the confines of laboratories — it launches revolutionary ideas poised to reshape the world. The key to safeguarding these innovations lies in the swift and savvy journey through the 1819 Innovation Hub’s technology transfer and patent licensing process, a vital approach for both faculty and the university.

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UC Learning Lab inspires College of Medicine to SIT

November 29, 2023

In a convergence of academic integration, the University of Cincinnati's renowned colleges — Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, Lindner College of Business, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and College of Medicine — recently joined forces at the 1819 Innovation Hub for an ideation session that exemplifies the institution's commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.

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