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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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New for aspiring doctors, the people skills test

The University of Cincinnati Medical School joins seven other top medical training programs, including Stanford and UCLA, to include nine brief interviews to test if potential medical school students have the social skills needed to survive in a field where communication is critically important and too often undervalued.

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National NIOSH symposium here July 12-13

A national safety symposium taking place at the University of Cincinnati this week looks at successful partnership models from around the country, and broadcasts some of its sessions live.

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Cincinnati ranks #1 for best emergency care

HealthGrades ranked the Top 10 Cities for Emergency Medicine, ranking Cincinnati as the number one place for the best emergency care. HealthGrades analyzed patient volumes, quality ratings, and range of services provided at each hospital.

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UC research digs deep into the fracking controversy

A new growing industry promises jobs and access to cheaper energy resources on American soil. But this process raises concern and controversy as "fracking" involves using millions of gallons of water, sand, and chemical to break up organic-rich shale to release natural gases. A University of Cincinnati doctoral student of geography, Deborah Kittner, has been researching this topic and will present "What's the Fracking Problem?" at the Association of American Geographers annual meeting.

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New startup incubator focuses on innovation in the health sector

Startup catalyst Rock Health is soliciting hopeful health startups to apply for a chance to develop their ideas into fully-fledged businesses, products and services. To assist them, they will receive a grant, office space in Silicon Valley, branding, design and PR advice from Rock Health's in-house Creative Director, and access to experts at hospital partners such as Cincinnati Childrens Hospital.

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UC launches first comprehensive brain cancer research program with $6.5M

University of Cincinnati hopes to improve treatment strategies for brain cancer and has launched the first comprehensive brain metastasis-specific translational research program in the country to better understand how cancer spreads in the brain.

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Tour of the University of Cincinnati DAAP

Michael DiTullo, a member of frog design - a global innovation firm - toured the University of Cincinnati's DAAP and interacted with students through conversation and critiques. Having worked with DAAP grads in the past, DiTullo's impression was validated as he was impressed by the hardworking students and professors.

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