College basketball is in full swing, conference play has started around the country, so that means we are moving quickly towards March and the NCAA Tournament. If you are a rabid fan, and especially if you are a fan of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, you are going to love a newly published book. Author Tom Hager is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about The Ultimate Book of March Madness, which ranks the 1963 University of Cincinnati vs. Loyola-Chicago championship game as the #1 game in tournament history.
UC is helping to spearhead an effort to digitize rare library collections worldwide.
Archivist and historian Kevin Grace is just back from Vancouver where he spoke to representatives from 26 countries. More and more people want to access special collections without having to go to remote places to look at them.
Grace says lots of U.S. universities are putting rare photos and books online but many other countries lack the resources to put the necessary background information to go with them.
The Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to direct the adoption of a tobacco-free campus policy. The board’s action authorizes NKU President Geoffrey Mearns to develop the details of the policy and to appoint a Tobacco-Free Campus Task Force to develop recommendations for the transition and the policy’s implementation. The transition process will include students, faculty, staff and could take up to 18 months
Leah Stewart teaches creative writing at the University of Cincinnati and is a successful novelist with her books “Husband and Wife,” and “The Myth of You and Me” receiving critical acclaim. Her newest book, “The History of Us,” based here in Cincinnati, is just out and she joins Mark Perzel to discuss her writing and her newest novel.
Dr. Joshua Miller from theUniversity of Cincinnati’s Department of Geology joins Thane Maynard to discuss his work collecting and researching fossils and other historical fragments to better understand the population and geographic movements of earlier cultures. He has traveled to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (AK), Yellowstone National Park (WY), Denali National Park (AK), Isle Royale National Park (MI), the Wind River Mountains (WY), and Amboseli National Park (Kenya) to seek out information on the movements and ecological challenges faced by early man.