University of Cincinnati

Stan Chesley
12:20 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

UC board asks for Chesley's resignation

WCPO

UPDATE:  UC released the following statement Monday evening:

Statement by C. Francis Barrett, Chair, University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees

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University of Cincinnati
10:00 am
Tue March 19, 2013

UC expands sports scholarship programs

Credit University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati will reinstate and increase the funding to its Olympic sports scholarship programs. Starting this fall, the university says it will implement a plan to ultimately offer the full NCAA complement of grant-in-aid scholarships in each of its 19 sports programs. 

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Focus on Technology
5:31 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Using germs to make art

Zachary Copfer is making some pretty unusual art using unconventional means. Like it implies, his "Bacteriography" involves developing images in plates of bacteria. The microbiologist turned visual artist makes use of E. coli bacteria and S.marcescens and then treats them with the DNA from jellyfish. The University of Cincinnati graduate got nationwide press last year when he first unveiled his works at a Cincinnati art show.


University of Cincinnati
1:26 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

UC hits fundraising milestone

UC President Santa Ono tweeted this picture during the fundraising announcement
Credit Santa Ono via Twitter / University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is celebrating a major fundraising goal today. The Proudly Cincinnati campaign is four months ahead of schedule.

The school surpassed $1 billion in personal and corporate donations this month. UC says this places it among one percent of all U.S. colleges and universities to ever raise that amount.

While the Cincinnati region tops the donation list, 33 percent of donations came from New York City, Washington DC and Northern California.

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Tricorder
4:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Take charge of your health with a tricorder-like device

UC researcher Jason Heikenfeld, center, tests the sweat-sensor communication with a smart phone. At right is student Daniel Rose. At left is Dan's brother, Roger Rose.
Dottie Stover, University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati researchers are developing a Star Trek-like tricorder device to help you monitor your own health.


The tricorder, known for its ability in part to diagnose disease, isn't so futuristic anymore.


Diamond Select Toys simulates the sound of the Star Trek device. "Captain, we're picking up very light tricorder readings."

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