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McMicken Student to Receive Presidential Medal

May 13, 2003

Three University of Cincinnati graduates will be honored by UC President Joseph A. Steger for their leadership on and off campus. The recipients of the UC Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence will be recognized during the university-wide Recognition Ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18 at the Event Pavilion near the Alumni Center.


UC Announces Just Community Award Recipients

May 13, 2003

Recipients of the Just Community Awards are selected from nominations by UC students, faculty and staff. To be considered, nominees must demonstrate their commitment to the University of Cincinnati Just Community principles.


Students Know Where Baseheart Places His Priorities: On Them

May 13, 2003

Professor T. Michael Baseheart is the kind of teacher that, no matter how busy, will take time to help a lost and confused stranger, make a nontraditional student feel comfortable and use his personal time for student extra-curricular activities. Eleven engineers from THP Inc. supported his nomination by writing, As students, we always felt we were his first priority. Somehow, he was always there to help and lead us in the right direction even when he did not personally get any credit.


A 'Million Kilowatts of Energy' Brightens the Classroom

May 13, 2003

Students in Kirsten Nigro s classroom must be ready to participate at all times - in poetry readings, musical performances, plays. Studying with Dr. Nigro has at times been rigorous and intense, but above all it has always been fun, says one former student. This teacher known for her toughness is also known for making her classes on Latin American literature, culture and grammar fun, interactive and high energy. At least once a year, she hosts a fiesta for her students.


UC's Prized Professors

May 13, 2003

UC s 2003 faculty awards honor five professors packed with energy, passion, caring and dedication.


In Brief, She's Allured by Ancient Muses

May 13, 2003

UC professor of classics Kathryn Gutzwiller loves studying epigrams, the briefest form of Greek poetry, because they often give a more extensive glimpse into ancient life than lengthier forms of poetry that survive from early Western history. Her expertise has attracted attention from the New York Times, National Geographic and the Chronicle of Higher Education. She is a resident of Clifton.


McMicken Faculty Take Two of Five University Awards

May 12, 2003

Research, scholarship, teaching and good faculty-student relationships these words sound bland in comparison to the professors who bring these ideals to life every day on the University of Cincinnati campus.


UC Historian Edits Volume of Letters Written by Irish Immigrants

May 11, 2003

In the years prior to 1815, some 400,000 Irish ventured across the Atlantic to America. UC professor of history emeritus Arnold Schrier and some colleagues have spent years exploring archives, private collections and attic trunks to gather up more than 5,000 letters to tell these early stories of immigration. The researchers' work has just been published in a 788-page scholarly endeavor that took nearly 20 years of work and painstaking research.