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Under Armour deals show how much money UC athletics miss by not being in major conference

The New York Times reports on a new sponsorship contract signed by Under Armour with UCLA for $18.7 million per year; the same company pays UC athletics $5 million per year.

20 years later, John Harkes is part of another soccer beginning

Washington Post soccer reporter Steven Goff interviews FC Cincinnati head coach John Harkes after the local team's home opener April 9, recalling another Harkes debut 20 years earlier with D.C. United.

Stop letting starchitects ruin college campuses, including UC, says Project for Public Spaces

The Project for Public Spaces says the kind of "build it and they will come" approach the University of Cincinnati takes toward hiring high-profile architects to design new facilities is ruining college campuses.

Good times in Cincinnati, A (art) to Z (Zula)

Andrew Davis, managing editor of a Chicago LGBTQ newspaper and website, visited Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky recently to write a travel story and came away impressed.

U.S. News ranks Ohio State as top area college, followed by IU and Miami

The new U.S. News & World Report college rankings says in the intro, "The host of intangibles that makes up the college experience can't be measured by a series of data points," then does just that. The data points add up to Ohio State as the top area school, followed by Indiana University and Miami University.

New York Times celebrates "Cincinnati Starchitecture" on UC campus

The New York Times Magazine's "Education Issue" includes a online slideshow, "Cincinnati Starchitecture," and feature story that examine the University of Cincinnati's investments (and debt load) to make its campus a playground for renowned architects.

Miami, XU, UC and NKU ranked in Forbes' top 650 colleges

Forbes is out with its annual rankings of U.S. colleges and universities, focusing more than ever on the hot topic of a college degree's return on investment. Miami University was the top Cincinnati area school, ranking 167 overall.

UC's Santa Ono lauded as "true gentleman and scholar" for giving bonus to charity

The Huffington Post gives some national attention to UC President Santa Ono's recent decision to turn down his $200,000 bonus and donate the money to charity and the family of slain Cincinnati Police Office Sonny Kim.

FTA to Cincinnati: Consider more streetcar

The Federal Transit Administration appears to be encouraging Cincinnati to begin planning to extend its starter streetcar line, the latter currently under construction.

Public Library of Cincinnati gets five-star rating

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County accepted a national honor last week from the library field’s leading professional publication. "The Library Journal Index of Public Library Service" awarded the public library a five-star rating for service.

Cincinnati named one of Top 100 Best Places to Live

Livability.com named Cincinnati one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live.

Cincinnati Zoo exhibit offers interactive opportunities

Cincinnati Zoo's jungle trails now give visitors the chance to swing like apes.

Read the full story here.

With grant money, Cincinnati Children's pushes for tech innovation

Cincinnati Children's has invested about $500,000 in six ideas through its Innovation Fund.

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UC student designs for Kevin Durant

Kevin Hart, third-year product designer at the University of Cincinnati, shows off his design for a Kevin Durant shoe giveaway box.

See the full design here.

UC makes Travel + Leisure "top beautiful college" list

A decades-long renewal topping $1 billion is paying dividends for Cincy, which has cultivated a strikingly modern look—and proven that “it doesn’t need ivy-covered brick walls” to be beautiful, as UC Magazine put it.

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