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CPS teams up with UC Esports Lab for 2nd annual tournament

March 20, 2024

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) recently teamed up with the UC Esports Lab to present the second annual Esports Tournament Showcase. Inside the University of Cincinnati's 1819 Innovation Hub, a state-of-the-art esports lab equipped with cutting-edge gaming equipment and amenities was an ideal backdrop for students to put their skills to the test. Nearly 40 students from six participating CPS schools gathered to compete in two tournaments: Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.


Business Courier op-ed: How to decide like a pro

March 8, 2024

Academics have studied the art and science of decision-making for decades – and across multiple disciplines such as economics, neuroscience and computer science. Beyond academia, Google appointed its first chief decision scientist some years back. And thanks to an influx of books, articles and podcasts on the subject, decision science has become a hot topic in leadership, innovation and strategy circles too.


Groundbreaking UC startup propels aviation safety to new heights

March 7, 2024

Local innovators Chris Kyoochul Lee, Jon Taylor and Huzefa Dossaji, offer a promising new startup solution to revolutionize aircraft ground handling process for enhanced safety. They co-founded Airtrek Robotics, creating an autonomous robot that oversees ground crew tasks like aircraft marshaling and foreign object debris (FOD) management. The technology operates within the aircraft safety envelope, ensuring no person or object is within the restricted perimeter during aircraft maneuvers.


UC outshines Ivy League schools graduating billion-dollar unicorn founders

March 1, 2024

While the University of Cincinnati may not belong to the Ivy League schools, it proudly boasts its own league — the "Unicorn League." A new study found that UC left prestigious rivals such as Yale, Harvard and MIT behind with its track record of producing successful unicorn-launching alums, as reported by Entrepreneur.


Workshop offers UC faculty and researchers guidance in protecting ideas and research

February 26, 2024

Generating groundbreaking ideas from the prolific minds of researchers and academic scholars extends beyond the confines of traditional laboratory or classroom settings. A new paradigm is emerging—one where enterprising scholars find avenues to transform their intellectual capital into tangible assets by exploring commercialization opportunities. At UC, the Technology Transfer (TT) office helps scholars and researchers navigate the intellectual landscape with precision and protection. On Thursday, March 7, Geoffrey Pinski, assistant vice president of Technology Transfer, will host a webinar unearthing insights for faculty that resonate throughout and beyond the academic ecosystem.


From memes to machines: RevolutionUC set to dominate 1819 Innovation Hub

February 22, 2024

UC 1819 Innovation Hub is gearing up to host the highly anticipated 13th annual RevolutionUC Hackathon event (RevUC) this weekend, February 24-25. The student run event is organized by the Association for Computing Machinery at UC and supported by the UC Center for Entrepreneurship. The event is open to all college and high school students from across the Midwest, irrespective of major or programming background.


UC professor wins national Entrepreneurship Educator award

February 12, 2024

To celebrate excellence and dedication to entrepreneurship education, the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) awarded its prestigious Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award to University of Cincinnati professor Charles H. Matthews, PhD.