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Melanie Schefft

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

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NEXT Innovation Scholar mixes global outreach with new ideas

June 10, 2024

As a first-generation student from Dubai, Jonathan Raj’s international background has been instrumental in shaping his expertise in intercultural communication and cross-disciplinary collaboration through the University of Cincinnati's NEXT Innovation Scholars program.

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NEXT Innovation Scholars shape UC grad’s global aspirations

June 7, 2024

After hailing from the African country of Ghana and later growing up in the Columbus, suburbs, Lance Entsuah ultimately landed in the bustling halls of the University of Cincinnati. Since then, he's charted an extraordinary path marked by academic excellence and ambitious innovation — an achievement he attributes significantly to his involvement in the university’s NEXT Innovation Scholars program.

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From student-athlete to OIP advocate

May 15, 2024

In a tale of resilience and ambition, Alexandria Anderson's journey to the hallowed halls of the University of Cincinnati College of Law and Ohio Innocence Project exemplifies the transformative power of scholarships in shaping futures.

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Scholarship success: Two UC grads shine at spring commencement

May 9, 2024

In a testament to the transformative power of education and financial support, Precious Randall and Corin Manning, recent graduates of the University of Cincinnati, have emerged as shining examples of success. Each graduated with bachelor's degrees from CECH in spring of 2024, but what sets them apart is not just their academic prowess; it's their remarkable journey made possible by scholarships that paved their paths to success.

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UC pioneers green innovation with award-winning sustainability initiatives

April 22, 2024

In the heart of April, as Earth Day blooms, the University of Cincinnati's Sustainability and Utilities Departments took center stage, orchestrating a symphony of eco-conscious activities to boost campus consciousness towards greener living. From vibrant campus Spring Fling festivities to enlightening tours of UC's acclaimed Utilities Plant and Civic Garden, the university community was treated to a variety of events aimed at fostering sustainable behaviors.

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UC’s Ground Floor Makerspace births combat robots

April 17, 2024

In the heart of UC's 1819 Innovation Hub lies the Ground Floor Makerspace, an advanced and active hub of ingenuity where students, faculty and the community converge to bring their ideas to life. This includes being the birthplace of robots much like miniature race cars, combating fender to fender in an enclosed boxing ring. Combat robots like UC's Maximizer will again be fighting for first place in the National Havoc Robot League (NHRL) competition, slated for April 20.

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Spring break renaissance: Makerspace becomes haven for innovation

April 1, 2024

During spring break, the University of Cincinnati's 1819 Innovation Hub Makerspace is typically a ghost town. After opening the space during "Maker Break," UC faculty and students populated the 12,000-square-foot prototyping and fabrication haven in a win-win opportunity, acquiring machine certification and the time to complete their senior capstone and passion projects.

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Navigating IP strategies with UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub

March 28, 2024

While navigating the intricacies of pioneering research initiatives, faculty and student innovators can stay current on legal safeguards and protect invention commercialization through the University of Cincinnati’s tech transfer team in the 1819 Innovation Hub.