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Uplifting stories help #UCtheGood

July 16, 2020

UC Marketing + Communications gathers recent uplifting stories to help the community focus on the good during coronavirus pandemic.

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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.


Jason and Travis Kelce take Cincinnati to ‘New Heights’

April 16, 2024

UC alumni Jason and Travis Kelce returned to UC for an unforgettable evening that included the Great "Lombaby" Games, a live recording of their podcast "New Heights," special guests Joe Burrow, Orlando Brown Jr. and Desmond Ridder and a surprise commencement ceremony.


Spectrum News: Ohio Voices comes to Cincinnati

March 26, 2024

Ohio Voices, a video segment produced by Spectrum News, paid a visit to the University of Cincinnati to lift the voices of students, staff and faculty. Nine Bearcats were featured in the recent segment.


Cincinnati media: Surprise scholarships celebrate Decision Day...

January 25, 2024

Five television stations from across Greater Cincinnati featured segments on UC's Decision Day 2024. Thousands of high school students from across the region learned they were admitted to the University of Cincinnati for Fall 2024. Applications to UC approached nearly 33,000, a 7% increase over last year.


UC celebrates newest Bearcats on Decision Day

January 22, 2024

Decision Day is when the newest Bearcats learn they’ve been accepted into the University of Cincinnati. This year UC surprised six students from four Greater Cincinnati high schools in person with admission, scholarships and celebrations.


A legacy of service

August 10, 2023

Dr. Chris Lewis first visited Tanzania nearly 20 years ago as a UC medical resident intent on making a difference in the country. Now he’s instilling a passion for global health in a new generation of students through Village Life Outreach Project.


Greetings, grace and gratitude

July 25, 2023

A team of UC students, faculty, staff and supporters traveled to East Africa for a service-learning trip across three villages in Tanzania. They returned to campus with a transformational cultural experience and lessons that last a lifetime.


WLWT: UC welcomes students for orientation

June 29, 2023

WLWT-Channel 5 features efforts to welcome incoming students to the UC as part of summer orientation. Jack Miner, vice provost for enrollment management, speaks about record enrollment for Fall 2023. UC expects to enroll between 49,000 and 50,000 students.


Bearcat nominated for Mascot Hall of Fame

May 10, 2023

The University of Cincinnati's Bearcat mascot has been nominated for the Mascot Hall of Fame’s 2023 class. WLWT reports that Bearcat is one of 18 nominated mascots recognized for demonstrating a major impact on their sport, groundbreaking performances, a unique, fun and memorable character design and other criteria.


After 20 years, Ohio Innocence Project steams ahead

May 9, 2023

Founded in 2003, the Ohio Innocence Project at UC Law is celebrating its 20th anniversary and is continuing its initial purpose: working to free every person in Ohio who has been convicted of a crime they didn’t commit. So far, 45 individuals have been exonerated or freed after collectively serving more than 700 years behind bars.


The sounds of sweet freedom

April 20, 2023

Raymond Towler, an Ohio Innocence Project exoneree, will perform as part of the Exoneree Band for OIP's 20th anniversary celebration event set for Thursday, May 18, at Cincinnati's Music Hall. The gala celebration will also feature keynote speaker, bestselling author John Grisham.

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