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UC students win hackathon in San Francisco

July 22, 2024

With an app that combats food waste and incentivises donations to food banks, two University of Cincinnati students were part of a team that won an artificial intelligence and blockchain hackathon competition in San Francisco. Daniel Vennemeyer, a computer science, economics and mathematics student who also is pursuing a master’s degree in AI through UC’s ACCEND program, and Phan Anh “Rai” Duong, a computer science student, were part of a team that won the grand prize in the EasyA x VeChain Bay Area Hackathon.

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Camp aims to empower children, teens who stutter

July 17, 2024

A one-week, evidence-based program for children and teens who stutter at the University of Cincinnati will teach kids to communicate effectively, advocate for themselves and develop confidence about their communication abilities. Camp Dream. Speak. Live., which is coming to Cincinnati for the first time July 22-26, began in 2014 at the University of Texas at Austin. The Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research at UT expects to serve more than 2,000 children at camps across the United States, Africa, Asia and Europe this year.

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UC student aims to make AI more explainable, trustworthy

July 11, 2024

Artificial intelligence systems have quickly advanced and can answer just about any question, but how they come to their decisions often isn't understood, even by the people who create the AI. Lynn Pickering, a University of Cincinnati alumna who is working on her PhD at UC, wants to make sure AI is used safely and responsibly. She wants people to be able to review how AI models come to their answers and ensure humans have opportunities to make final decisions, not the machines.

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UC students win hackathon in San Francisco

July 22, 2024

With an app that combats food waste and incentivises donations to food banks, two University of Cincinnati students were part of a team that won an artificial intelligence and blockchain hackathon competition in San Francisco. Daniel Vennemeyer, a computer science, economics and mathematics student who also is pursuing a master’s degree in AI through UC’s ACCEND program, and Phan Anh “Rai” Duong, a computer science student, were part of a team that won the grand prize in the EasyA x VeChain Bay Area Hackathon.

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Camp aims to empower children, teens who stutter

July 17, 2024

A one-week, evidence-based program for children and teens who stutter at the University of Cincinnati will teach kids to communicate effectively, advocate for themselves and develop confidence about their communication abilities. Camp Dream. Speak. Live., which is coming to Cincinnati for the first time July 22-26, began in 2014 at the University of Texas at Austin. The Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research at UT expects to serve more than 2,000 children at camps across the United States, Africa, Asia and Europe this year.

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UC student aims to make AI more explainable, trustworthy

July 11, 2024

Artificial intelligence systems have quickly advanced and can answer just about any question, but how they come to their decisions often isn't understood, even by the people who create the AI. Lynn Pickering, a University of Cincinnati alumna who is working on her PhD at UC, wants to make sure AI is used safely and responsibly. She wants people to be able to review how AI models come to their answers and ensure humans have opportunities to make final decisions, not the machines.

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UC’s microchip training includes innovative VR

July 2, 2024

To build a virtual microchip factory, University of Cincinnati doctoral students turned to the real one where they work. UC launched a new training program for microchip manufacturing in advance of the new fabrication plant Intel Corp. is opening in Ohio.

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Cincinnati researchers want to know if MRIs can work better

June 28, 2024

WVXU and the Cincinnati Business Courier highlighted a new collaboration between the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, UC Health GE HealthCare, JobsOhio, REDI Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s to create an MRI Research and Development Center of Excellence located on UC’s medical campus.

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Free Wi-Fi, work area coming to Greater Cincinnati

June 27, 2024

St. Lawrence Park in Price Hill now has free Wi-Fi and a furnished outdoor space for community members to access digital needs. The space is part of The Nodes Project, which stands for “Neighborhoods of Design Engagement": a collaboration between UC DAAP communication designers and community entities.

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University of Cincinnati, UC Health collaborate with GE...

June 26, 2024

The University of Cincinnati and UC Health are collaborating with GE HealthCare, JobsOhio, REDI Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s to create an MRI Research and Development Center of Excellence located on UC’s medical campus.

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UC professors named scientific society fellows

June 7, 2024

Three University of Cincinnati professors were named to the 2023 class of American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows, a distinguished lifetime honor within the scientific community. From UC's College of Arts and Sciences, Carlton Brett, a professor in the department of geosciences, and George Uetz, a biological sciences professor, were honored. Dionysios Dionysiou, a professor of environmental engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, was honored posthumously.

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History comes alive: UC Holocaust class experiments with VR...

June 4, 2024

Students in UC’s Judaic studies class, Teaching and Remembering Trauma: Designing Holocaust and Genocide Education, took a first-hand look at the story of Holocaust survivor Fritzie Fritzshall and her experiences at Auschwitz-Birkenau, thanks to virtual reality (VR) technology provided by the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. UC is one of the first colleges granted exclusive access to the museum’s traveling set of VR headsets. Alexis Morrisroe, adjunct instructor in the Judaic Studies program, secured access to the VR headsets through her prior role as a youth educator at the museum from June 2008 to April 2020. Seizing the opportunity, the department became one of the first schools participating in the soft launch.

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Community of AI enthusiasts expands in Cincinnati

June 4, 2024

Much like the rapid development of artificial intelligence, a community of AI builders, users and people who simply are curious about the technology is quickly growing in Cincinnati. In just one month, a post grew into CincyAI for Humans, a group that meets monthly at the University of Cincinnati’s Digital Futures building to network, share successes and learn about AI. #CincyAI

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