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Mapping History Through the Lens of Guns, Germs, and Steel

March 28, 2004

Author of the blockbuster best-seller "Guns, Germs, and Steel," Jared Diamond, will speak at the University of Cincinnati at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, in Corbett Auditorium. His lecture is free and open to the public, and a capacity crowd is expected.


UC Student Launches Herself Into History

March 28, 2004

Aerospace engineering junior Jeannette Dehmer is an A student who s proud to be on the B team the Gravity Probe B team, that is. The historic Gravity Probe B space mission, to launch April 17, has been 40 years in the making, and Dehmer participated in preparing the satellite during its final countdown months.


Civil War Earthworks Battle a New Enemy: Erosion

March 24, 2004

When Confederate forces constructed large defensive earthworks around Charleston, S.C., they had no idea they were laying the groundwork for University of Cincinnati erosion research almost 150 years later. The findings: Our Civil War fortifications seem to be fighting a losing battle.


"Top Ten" List for Judging Candidates Holds Steady for Nearly Two Decades

March 24, 2004

Every presidential election year for the past 16 years, University of Cincinnati faculty member Judith Trent and her colleagues have hit the primary campaign trail in New Hampshire. Unlike the candidates, they re not seeking votes but voters opinions as to the qualities a presidential hopeful must have. Results: Hands down, honesty is the best presidential policy.


UC Law To Host Inaugural Symposium On Women's Work

March 23, 2004

The joint degree program in Law and Women's Studies at UC will sponsor its first-ever symposium on April 8 on the balance women maintain between work and family responsibilities. "Woman's Work Is Never Done: Employment, Family and Activism" will feature UC experts and guests from American University, the University of Florida and the University of Iowa discussing what happens legally when a woman's other roles in society create conflicts with the demands of her employer. The event is free and open to the public and can be viewed through a UC Webcast.


Business Prof Steve Slezak Nominated For Research Award

March 23, 2004

Steve Slezak of the finance faculty in the College of Business was nominated recently for the 2003 Smith-Breeden Prize. This award recognizes the best articles of the year in the Journal of Finance -- the leading journal in the field.


PROFILE: Honors Scholar Started UC Classes at Age 16

March 22, 2004

It s Jessica King s first year out of high school, but she s a sophomore-level student at the University of Cincinnati, thanks to the Post Secondary Enrollment Options Program. The program's deadline is coming up. Interested high school participants must notify their school by March 31 and return their application information to UC by April 15


UC Business Student Puts The (Computer) Logic In Logistics

March 18, 2004

What used to take a full work day to do can now be done in an hour at Northern Kentucky-based Transfreight, thanks to the technological breakthroughs Rajesh Radhakrishnan from UC's College of Business brought during the course of his internship.