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30th annual UC/PNC Economic Outlook recognizes past, looks to the future

February 29, 2024

The 30th annual UC/PNC Economic Outlook was held Feb. 22 at Cincinnati Music Hall. Hosted by the UC Real Estate Center and PNC Bank, 350 attendees milled about Music Hall’s second-floor ballroom to network and hear insights into the latest local, national and international economic developments.

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UC discovers way to bind nanotubes to metals

February 29, 2024

Researchers have demonstrated a new chemical process that grafts nanotubes to metal surfaces to create a strong, consistent, conductive link. The process opens up new possibilities for using this strong, lightweight material.

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Examining the potential benefits and dangers of AI

February 28, 2024

Generative artificial intelligence is rapidly advancing and soon will be ubiquitous in everyday life, making us more productive and helping to solve complex problems while simultaneously creating new legal and ethical issues, a University of Cincinnati professor said. Jeffrey Shaffer, the Joseph S. Stern Professor of Practice and assistant professor-educator in UC’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business, sees AI as a tool that will transform lives, perhaps even more so than the internet did. He’s given presentations on AI and will teach a class about it in the fall, embracing the evolving technology in his life and in the classroom.

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U.S News. & World Report: Is it allergies or sinusitis? Many folks are misdiagnosed

February 28, 2024

What if you'd been treated for years for a condition, only to find out that you'd long ago been misdiagnosed? That's what's happening to a sizable number of Americans who are taking allergy meds (to little effect) when in fact they have chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), a new UC study contends. US News and World Report published a report on the research, interviewing the lead author Ahmad Sedaghat of the UC College of Medicine.

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UC welcomes six engineering faculty

February 28, 2024

The University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science welcomed six new faculty members at the start of the 2023-24 Spring semester.

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WVXU: Has COVID become another routine respiratory infection?

February 28, 2024

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could soon change its isolation guidance for people who have tested positive for COVID, according to recent media reports. The agency is considering new guidelines where workers and school-aged children would not be required to isolate before returning to school or work if they have been fever-free for at least 24 hours without medication and if their symptoms are mild or resolving. WVXU interviewed Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine to get his insight.

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Engineering doctoral student leads cutting-edge semiconductor work

February 28, 2024

Vamshi Kiran Gogi always wanted to be an engineer. During the first semester of his master's program at the University of Cincinnati, he developed a passion for semiconductor research, leading him to transition into a PhD program. Throughout his years as a Bearcat, Gogi has served as the president of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Student Association, trained students in cleanroom processes, acted as a graduate assistant in the Office of College Computing and more. He was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by UC's College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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New York Times: What to know about lead exposure in children

February 27, 2024

A recent outbreak of lead poisoning from cinnamon in applesauce has drawn attention to the toxic effect the heavy metal can have on children. The cinnamon in the applesauce was believed to have been intentionally contaminated, possibly to add to its value as a commodity sold by weight. The New York Times published an article on the outbreak, quoting Kim Dietrich, PhD, of the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the UC College of Medicine.

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Generous alumnus leaves lasting legacy for UC DAAP students, library

February 26, 2024

In a heartwarming tale of alumni generosity, Randal Houts, a 1986 graduate from the University of Cincinnati, has taken a unique approach to ensure his legacy lives on in the halls of UC's School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). Houts recently designated his Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to UC, specifically for an endowed scholarship fund for architecture students and the DAAP Library's ambitious project to digitize Cincinnati archival materials.

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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.

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Empowering diverse students, breaking down cultural barriers

February 26, 2024

A partnership between Cincinnati Children’s and regional institutions, including the UC College of Nursing, is supporting associate degree nursing students through their two-year program and a successive bachelor’s program to improve access and care for minority and medically underserved populations.

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WVXU: Do murals impact a city's economics, quality of life?

February 26, 2024

WVXU covers University of Cincinnati urban design researcher Hyesun Jeong. She has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to determine how public art relates to street vitality and the growth of commercial business in multiple U.S. cities.