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How to properly cool your home with a fan

June 5, 2024

Not everyone has access to air conditioning, but most everyone has access to a fan. A TIME magazine article gives instruction on how to best use fans as a coolant in hot weather, with window fan instructions provided by Pravin Bhiwapurkar, an associate professor in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP).


Hourly retail workers are now wearing police-like body cameras

June 5, 2024

CNN coverage of using body cameras in retail operations includes expert opinion of John Eck, professor of criminal justice in the College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services. Eck states that the cameras could be useful for settling disputes over racial profiling or shoplifting.


UC, Sodexo launch 513 Culinary Group to revolutionize campus dining

June 5, 2024

The University of Cincinnati and Sodexo introduce 513 Culinary Group, an immersive campus dining venture focused on innovation, creativity and inclusivity that will prioritize fresh, locally sourced ingredients, flavors from around the world and partnerships with local businesses. Effective May 1, 2024, the partnership brings revitalized dining facilities and menu enhancements for daily dining at UC’s main campus as well as at the Blue Ash and Clermont regional campuses.  


LastPass password manager now available for UC faculty

June 5, 2024

The Office of Information Security and Digital Technology Solutions recently launched LastPass for all University of Cincinnati faculty members, offering a streamlined approach to password management with improved security and convenience.


History comes alive: UC Holocaust class experiments with VR technology

June 4, 2024

Students in UC’s Judaic studies class, Teaching and Remembering Trauma: Designing Holocaust and Genocide Education, took a first-hand look at the story of Holocaust survivor Fritzie Fritzshall and her experiences at Auschwitz-Birkenau, thanks to virtual reality (VR) technology provided by the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. UC is one of the first colleges granted exclusive access to the museum’s traveling set of VR headsets. Alexis Morrisroe, adjunct instructor in the Judaic Studies program, secured access to the VR headsets through her prior role as a youth educator at the museum from June 2008 to April 2020. Seizing the opportunity, the department became one of the first schools participating in the soft launch.


Why are younger people getting cancer?

June 4, 2024

The University of Cincinnati's Ian Paquette was featured in a U.S. News & World Report article commenting on the rise of cancer cases in younger adults.


Community of AI enthusiasts expands in Cincinnati

June 4, 2024

Much like the rapid development of artificial intelligence, a community of AI builders, users and people who simply are curious about the technology is quickly growing in Cincinnati. In just one month, a post grew into CincyAI for Humans, a group that meets monthly at the University of Cincinnati’s Digital Futures building to network, share successes and learn about AI. #CincyAI


Did you have a good day at work?

June 4, 2024

Having a good day at work benefits you more than just mental happiness, says UC researcher Matt Huml, author of a recent study “Working to Live or Living to Work.” And UC health and wellness experts agree, citing campus resources for employees and students to benefit their well-being.


CCM faculty featured in roundup of new classical music albums

June 4, 2024

CCM is home to an international faculty of dedicated educators who are also celebrated professionals in their own right, and two of those faculty members were recently highlighted in a New York Times roundup of notable new classical music albums. Entitled "5 Classical Music Albums You Can Listen to Right Now," the article includes recently released performance recordings featuring CCM Associate Professor of Voice Elliot Madore and CCM Assistant Professor of Cello Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir.


LastPass password manager now available for UC staff

June 4, 2024

The University of Cincinnati has partnered with LastPass to provide staff with enhanced password management services. The Office of Information Security and Digital Technology Solutions recently rolled out LastPass for all UC staff members to simplify password management with enhanced security and convenience.


UC engineering faculty awarded more than $3M to reduce carbon emissions

June 4, 2024

The city of Cincinnati has a goal of being carbon neutral by the year 2050. Amanda Webb, assistant professor of architectural engineering at the University of Cincinnati, is making strides to bring this to fruition. She has received three major awards from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy to reduce carbon emissions.


Accomplished percussionist Adam Groh joins CCM's faculty

June 3, 2024

UC College-Conservatory of Music Interim Dean Jonathan Kregor has announced the addition of Adam Groh, DMA, to the college’s faculty of distinguished performing and media arts experts, researchers and educators. Groh begins his new role as Assistant Professor of Percussion on Aug. 15, 2024.


Three sisters, one calling

June 3, 2024

While the three sisters followed different routes within nursing, they shared the passion and drive to help others. Regardless of the path chosen, nursing allowed each one of them to leave their mark and impact their patients and communities.


Four CCM alumni nominated in 2024 Tony Awards

June 3, 2024

Four UC College-Conservatory of Music alumni are named nominees in the 77th annual Tony Awards, recognizing the excellent work shared in Broadway productions during the 2023-24 season. The nominees, announced Tuesday, April 30, include Isabella Byrd (BFA Lighting Design and Technology, ’09), Shoshana Bean (BFA Musical Theatre, '99), Dorian Harewood and Leslie Kritzer (BFA Musical Theatre, '99).


A century-old love affair with the Bearcat

May 31, 2024

The Bearcat mascot is probably the most recognizable ambassador for goodwill and school spirit at the University of Cincinnati. The term “UC Bearcat” dates back to 1914 and seems to have first appeared in the campus newspaper following a football game between UC and the University of Kentucky Wildcats. The Cincinnati Enquirer recounts the tradition.