Maybe mom’s constant advice about always washing your hands isn’t so annoying after all. UC students and staff received an e-mail Aug. 24 from University Health Services informing the campus community of two confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus, also know as “swine flu.” As of a week ago, the number of confirmed cases had doubled.
As summer draws to a close and families with schoolage children begin preparing for the coming semester, the leaders of Project REACH are gearing up for their second year of work. The program, which provided intensive college-prep guidance in five Cincinnati Public Schools high schools last year, hopes to expand to two more schools for the 2009-10 year.
University of Cincinnati and good architecture have long gone together, both because of the College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning’s (DAAP) graduate and undergraduate programs and the “signature” architects who have designed new campus buildings. But one of the strongest connections between UC and architecture, especially in this age of sustainability, is Michael Reynolds, a 1969 DAAP graduate.
Collaboration is a very active verb in Robin Guarino’s vocabulary.The new J. Ralph Corbett distinguished chair in opera at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music is widely acclaimed for her work with stage designers, choreographers and performers and recognized as an innovative educator training students in the arduous pursuit of a professional opera career.
You spend enough on tuition; get your kicks at a discounting, dining, parking and printing. But off-campus its your key to student discounts. Xavier has an excellent All Card program that offers discounts on everything from movies and arts to yoga classes and carpet installation. (Hopefully you wont need to use that last one.
Fall term has the largest influx of students to local university campuses and also the highest amount of crime out of any quarter or term. Typical crimes around campuses range from the stealing of unattended possessions to armed robbery.
This year's incoming college freshmen finally have arrived on campus, and the stress of applications and the excitement of the admissions process have wound down. A newfound freedom awaits, but with it comes an immersion into a new social life that current students say can be extremely overwhelming at times.
Jenny Jones can stake a legitimate claim to unique ness: About a year ago she became the first female Fight Master of the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD). That means that the University of Cincinnati theater professor of acting and movement can teach performers how to throw a punch convincingly — but safely.
“I always had an interest in journalism, but it wasn’t until I met Elissa that I thought it was possible to become a journalist,” says McLendon, UC Journalism ’08. “She encouraged me to pitch to national magazines, to take risks and go after big stories.