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Melanie writes about a variety of campus updates, activities and faculty, staff and student success.

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Unleashing innovation: UC's Lab2Market program empowers STEM entrepreneurship

February 16, 2024

The University of Cincinnati is spearheading a new initiative by launching its Lab2Market program, empowering the next generation of STEM researchers into the realm of entrepreneurship. Recognizing the importance of commercialization in translating scientific and technological research into tangible societal and environmental benefits, UC is taking a bold step in nurturing a culture of innovation and market-driven thinking.


UC Black History Month applauds Black triumphs with lasting impact

January 30, 2024

In a spirited tribute to the indelible mark made by Black students, faculty and staff at the University of Cincinnati over the past two centuries, February unfolds with a cascade of events spotlighting unparalleled achievements, feats and an ongoing wave of positive social transformation during Black History Month.


Kinetic Vision takeover inside UC Ground Floor Makerspace

January 29, 2024

In a groundbreaking collaboration, the University of Cincinnati's Ground Floor Makerspace and the visionary minds at Kinetic Vision (KV) combined their creative forces to pioneer an immersive makerspace bootcamp tailor-made for UC engineering and industrial design co-op students destined to shape the future at Kinetic Vision.


Heat up your K-12 teaching skills with UC Makerspace Summer Intensive

Event: June 3, 2024 10:52 AM

Partnering with the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative (GCSC), UC leverages its Ground Floor Makerspace for another state-of-the-art professional development journey for K-12 teachers across the region in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).


UC rallies for MLK's dream: From words to action

January 9, 2024

The University of Cincinnati is turning up the excitement as it urges everyone to walk the talk in keeping Martin Luther King Jr's 'dream' alive. UC's African American Cultural & Resource Center (AACRC), Tangeman University Center (TUC) and the College of Medicine is preparing for a feast of inspiration and self-improvement. This isn't just a celebration; it's a call to action inspired by King's timeless words: "Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’"


Business visionaries SIT for pilot prototype at UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub

January 4, 2024

In a world where chaos often dictates problem-solving, the 1819 Learning Lab at the University of Cincinnati is rewriting the rules. Top innovators from Fifth Third Bank, marketing faculty from UC’s Lindner College of Business and the expertise of Matt Sias from InnovationAcceleration.ai all gathered for a ground-breaking pilot SIT+AI prototype workshop in UC’s 1819 Learning Lab.


From lab to legacy inside UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub

December 12, 2023

In the vibrant corridors of the University of Cincinnati, pioneering research extends beyond the confines of laboratories — it launches revolutionary ideas poised to reshape the world. The key to safeguarding these innovations lies in the swift and savvy journey through the 1819 Innovation Hub’s technology transfer and patent licensing process, a vital approach for both faculty and the university.


UC’s Center for Entrepreneurship tailors big solutions for small businesses

November 21, 2023

At the epicenter of the UC Entrepreneurial Ecosystem hub is the Small Business Institute (SBI) program, nestled within UC’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business (LCoB). As a founding member of the SBI and the Small Business Institute Directors’ Association, UC helps bridge the gap between aspiring entrepreneurs and businesses eager to boost their success.


UC student teams cracking codes for change at MakeUC event

November 15, 2023

Within the sleek confines of 1819’s cutting-edge technology, an army of overnight hackers unleashed a wave of innovation, turning laptops into digital canvases and transforming the ESports Innovation Lab into a virtual battlefield. In the Makerspace’s hidden lair, 3D robotic models were forged — all for a good cause.


Empowering small businesses through innovative resources

November 8, 2023

Entrepreneurs, managers and businesses eager for substantial growth can leverage the center's rich offerings, backed by the University of Cincinnati's distinguished faculty, driven students and a network of regional corporate and professional affiliates.