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UC research shows entrepreneurial differences between the sexes

A University of Cincinnati study of the sexes reveals that when it comes to starting a business, women are more likely than men to consider individual responsibility and use business as a vehicle for social and environmental change.

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College co-op pioneer still leading the charge after 100 years

Herman Schneider, a professor of engineering at the University of Cincinnati (UC), pioneered cooperative education over 100 years ago. Today, Schneider would be happy to know that UC is still leading the charge, with co-op opportunities having grown to many fields of study, and in cooperation with companies around the globe. Two of UC’s experts tell us all about college co-op, and what students should be looking for in a co-op program.

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Cincinnati schools ahead of new national school lunch ruling

This month high schools and K-12 schools across Cincinnati installed student and school-friendly vending machines that feed kids in less than 20 seconds, are visually stimulating and USDA-approved to distribute healthy meals.

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The best beer gardens in America, including Mecklenburg Gardens

The beer garden is the new coffee shop. So gather your friends for craft brews and a casual vibe at these hot spots, from Mecklenburg in Cincinnati to Standard Biergarten in New York.

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DAAP professor makes DI's list of 25 most admired educators of 2012

Each year, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 25 exemplary professionals in these fields. The 2012 class of education role models was selected by DesignIntelligence staff with extensive input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads, and students, one of the chosen teachs at UC's DAAP.

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UC: Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars

UC is among the “top producers” of U.S. Fulbright Scholars, according to a listing this week in The Chronicle of Higher Education. UC ranked ahead of Harvard, Columbia, Cornell and Ohio State.

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The sex book that hit the spot

Our Bodies, Ourselves was the kind of book that libraries banned and women stashed under their beds like pornography—a fixture of college dorm rooms that shocked conservatives with its candid discussion. UC's Wendy Kline even wrote a book about its influence.

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UC one of top 10 most inspiring campuses

The University of Cincinnati was named one of the most inspiring campuses in the world by Delta Sky Magazine.

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GE Foundation Grants $5.3M to Cincinnati Public Schools

This month, the GE Foundation announced that it will donate $5.3 million to Cincinnati Public Schools. This donation is a three year extension grant to help students reach the goals set by the Common Core State Standards to make certain that they are prepared for college.

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Why Cincinnati is (Again) Ohio's Highest Rated Urban School District

Last year, Cincinnati Public Schools made history as the only urban school district in Ohio to reach an “effective” rating on the state report cards. This year, it is once again the only urban school district to get a “B”. So how did it managed to go from the equivalent of an “F” ten years ago to consistent “B’s” today?

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2012 Creative Writing Doctoral Programs: The Top Fifteen

The University of Cincinnati ranks eighth among creative writing doctoral programs in the country.

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Salad bars in pork city

Cincinnati isn't the only town in the country that's bringing salad bars to its public schools (there's New Haven, and New Orleans), but it has the rare distinction of once being known as Porkopolis, from the time – the early-to-mid 19th century – when herds of hogs roamed its streets, and it was the biggest pork-packing center in the country.

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New Sensor Detects Dangerous Heavy Metals in Humans

Work by University of Cincinnati researchers to create a sensor that provides fast feedback related to the presence and levels of heavy metals—specifically manganese—in humans is published in the August issue of the prestigious international journal, Biomedical Microdevices.

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2011 national conference in Cincinnati focuses on 'The Science of Signage'

Everyone associated with the signage industry is invited to participate in the third annual National Signage Research and Education Conference at the University of Cincinnati, Oct. 12-13, sponsored by the Signage Foundation, Inc.in collaboration with the UC Colleges of Business and Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.

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UC archaeologist uncovers ancient Mycenaean fortress

A recent find by a University of Cincinnati archeologist Gisela Walberg, professor of classics, suggests an ancient Mycenaean city was well protected from outside threats.

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