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What is a pre-accelerator?

March 30, 2023

The University of Cincinnati’s Venture Lab is a mentor-based entrepreneurial support ecosystem designed to provide guidance, support and structure to help early-stage startups move from idea to prototype stage. The goal of a pre-accelerator is to provide intensive guidance, mentorship and resources for budding entrepreneurs so they can establish a strong foundation for growth and attract customers and investors.

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Five types of people you need to start a business

March 30, 2023

Having a team is a must to run any business successfully. This is especially true when it comes to getting a new venture off the ground. In a recent CB Insights report on why startups fail, not having the right team is near the top of the list. Startups need to build a team that is vision and mission supportive from adding external freelance talent or contractors, to advisory board members, to bringing partners and talent on board.

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Can cities make room for woodpeckers?

March 30, 2023

Researchers are deploying the latest mapping techniques to identify the most important suburban habitat for North America’s largest woodpecker.

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Mastering the art of first impressions

March 30, 2023

As Cynthia Ozick, the American novelist, wrote, “Two things remain irretrievable: time and a first impression.” That’s especially true when introducing yourself to a possible investor. Ronald Meyers, associate professor of entrepreneurship in the University of Cincinnati's Carl H. Lindner College of Business, shares insights into teaser statements and pitches.

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Co-ops allow UC undergrad to explore passions, career path

March 29, 2023

According to national studies, as many as 75% to 85% of undergraduate students will change their major at least once before earning their degree. One in ten undergraduate students will change their major more than once throughout their college career. With over 40 majors to choose from in the University of Cincinnati’s College of Arts and Sciences, declaring a major can be a comprehensive process. Fourth year undergraduate student Maggie Sweeney found her perfect fit in the International Affairs program. “I used my resources at UC and looked into a couple different majors,” said Sweeney. “International affairs stuck out to me because it is an interdisciplinary major and all my interests in history, language, and social justice were encompassed into one major as a whole.” 

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Duke Energy powers up UC students for future solutions

March 29, 2023

Through the 1819 Innovation Hub — the front door to the Cincinnati Innovation District — corporations can tap into the creativity and innovative thinking of University of Cincinnati students to solve real-time issues. A prime example of industry collaboration: Duke Energy joined forces with UC students last fall to gain fresh perspectives and identify emerging trends in the field of energy.

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Biomedical engineer driven to create a better life for her sister

March 29, 2023

Dominique Tanner, a biomedical engineering doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinnati, finds motivation from her sister. Diagnosed with epilepsy at just a few months old, her sister has experienced seizures all her life. Tanner became determined to learn about the condition and dedicated herself to a career in helping her sister and others like her. She is the second black woman to receive a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at UC and was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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CPS All-Star Showcase raises funds, awareness

March 29, 2023

Now in its second year, the CPS All-Star Showcase raised $15,000 to assist students in need at CPS schools. The basketball competition, between CPS schools all-stars and other competitions, is a partnership between CPS and UC that raises funds for Project Connect, an organization of advocacy paired with specialized educational services and lifestyle enrichment opportunities for CPS students experiencing homelessness.

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Spectrum News 1: Bank collapse may lead to tighter lending standards

March 29, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), which was taken over by regulators from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) earlier this month amid a massive bank run, was acquired by First Citizens Bank on Monday. And now, consumers could face a harder time acquiring loans, as banks tighten lending standards.

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Aerospace engineer shares how co-op helped her discover her path

March 28, 2023

The “College Matters. Alma Matters.” Podcast interviewed University of Cincinnati aerospace engineering Ph.D. candidate Lynn Pickering earlier this month. In the episode she discusses her undergraduate experience at UC, the importance of co-op and her research of fuzzy logic.

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UC Makerspace's 'hands-on' approach for occupational therapy students

March 28, 2023

Innovation in action occurs regularly inside the University of Cincinnati's Ground Floor Makerspace. Designing or adapting devices for individuals with unique needs is an essential skill for students to develop as they pursue their master’s degrees in occupational therapy through the UC College of Allied Health Sciences.

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Using bacteria to target cancer treatment

March 28, 2023

Researchers led by the University of Cincinnati's Nalinikanth Kotagiri, PhD, have published new research showing proof of concept for using engineered bacteria as an adapter to deliver targeted radionuclide treatment to tumors.