University of Cincinnati

UC
4:00 am
Fri December 21, 2012

UC students on location for "end of the world"

Uxmal, an archaeological site. The pyramid is called "Pyramid of the Magician"
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Three dozen University of Cincinnati students are close to ground zero today as the Mayan calendar predicts an end of the world. The UC trip to Yucatan , Mexico, studying U.S. investments and Mexican development, is an annual one and always happens at this time of the year. Adjunct instructor Constance Lardas  and her students know it's not the end of the world.


"But I think they are excited at any rate. They're excited to be going, specifically at this time. We've talked about it in my classes at UC so I know everybody's aware of that."

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Focus on Technology
12:31 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Future Innovations to Keep Elderly at Home Include Robots

1. “Flo-Bot,” UC’s new telemedicine robot, allows doctors and nurses to assess the patient while not in the room.

Smart devices and robots are keeping older adults in their homes longer. In this week’s Focus on Technology, Ann Thompson reports that University of Cincinnati students are inventing new devices and aids to test in a smart house.

Christmas comes early for Santa (Ono)
1:14 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

UC President gets 10-year contract

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University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono is getting a 10-year deal to the lead the school.

The University of Cincinnati trustees Tuesday voted unanimously to pay Ono a base salary of $525,000 per year. That salary will be reviewed annually. He's also eligible for yearly bonuses.

His contract runs October 23, 2012 through October 22, 2022.

Ono will also have use of a university car and have all job-related travel and entertainment expenses reimbursed.

Solar
12:04 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Cincinnati solar solution to food problem in India

A solar powered chilling unit

A Cincinnati invention will soon be on its way to India following months of marketing and development.

The product, still in the testing stages, is a 10-foot-long cold storage shed, something badly needed in India where nearly 40 percent of crops spoil before they get to market.

University of Cincinnati business professor Ilsa Hawkins and her students recognized a need for cold storage. They went to Mumbai (Ice Expo) with a brochure and a business plan.

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Sports
6:34 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

UC quickly finds new head coach

Tuberville coached Texas Tech to a 7-5 mark this season. The Red Raiders will play in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.
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One day after Butch Jones resigned to leave for Tennessee, the University of Cincinnati has a new coach.  Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville was being introduced at a Saturday evening event at Fifth Third Arena as the 41st football head coach at UC.  

Tuberville coached the Red Raiders for 3 years, leading the team to a 20-17 record and two bowl appearances.  In 17 years as a head coach, he holds a 130-77 record.

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