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In Cincinnati, they're closing the achievement gap

When educators nationwide want to look at proven ways to turn around a struggling urban school system, this is the city they visit. Over a decade, Cincinnati Public Schools’ graduation rate has jumped from 50 to 80 percent. And in the past five years, the reading and math proficiency of its elementary students has climbed in many schools. Read more.

Lessons from a groundbreaking interdisciplinary design laboratory at UC

Since 2002, the Niehoff Urban Studio at the University of Cincinnati has engaged more than 800 students in projects designed to have a tangible impact on quality of life in Cincinnati. Housed in the Corryville, an historically blighted area abutting the UC campus, the initiative brings students face to face with the environmental consequences of urban poverty. Read more.

Hip Green Scene releases Cincinnati city guide

Hip Green Scene just released its latest city guide: Cincinnati. The Queen City joins the list of other midwestern and southern cities, including Louisville, Asheville and Charleston. Check out the guide.

Mount St. Joe psychologist creates innovative schizophrenia project

For the past three years, on their own time and with no outside money, Dr. Lynda Crane and a fellow Mount St. Joseph psychologist, Tracy McDonough, have built the Schizophrenia Oral History Project. Other oral history collections have focused on diseases like AIDS or leprosy, but this is the first to focus on schizophrenia, they say. Read more.

UC makes big gains on international student survey rankings

High scores for arrival activities and other improvements help UC jump into the top 40 worldwide in a new survey of international students. Read more.

Don Cheadle to film Miles Davis biopic in Cincy, NKY

Ten days after Cate Blanchett finished "Carol," the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission announced that Don Cheadle will star as iconic jazz innovator Miles Davis in a movie filming here this summer. Read more.

Gays in Cincinnati: From second-class citizens to fully accepted

Gay rights issues led Ryan Messer to move away from Cincinnati. It also led to Mike Moroski losing his job. Today, both men agree that gays are more accepted in the city than they've ever been. Read more.

Mentors help minority companies accelerate growth

Minority business accelerators have launched in a handful of metropolitan areas in recent years as local businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development groups work to create more jobs and improve the quality of life in their regions. The Cincinnati accelerator, created by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in 2003, has inspired officials and business people in the Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, N.C., and Newark, N.J. areas to start similar programs. Read more.

The monster of Kings Island

A tri-state native chronicles a childhood rite of passage that's still going strong for Cincinnati-area kids today: riding the Beast rollercoaster at Kings Island. Read more.

Cincy ranked second best city to be a writer

Cincinnati ranked No. 2 on MyLife's list of the 10 best cities to be a writer. Find out why.

Cincinnati ranked top 10 best city to start a new career

Apartments.com has complied a list of the best cities for new and recent graduates who want to be strategic about where they set up their new life, and Cincinnati made the top 10. Read more.

Children's Hospital one of the top 10 health systems in the nation for workplace diversity

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has been recognized as one of the top 10 health systems in the nation for workplace diversity. Find out why.

UC, Xavier and Miami make list of top green schools

The University of Cincinnati, Xavier University and Miami University all made "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition." Miami landed a spot on the list for the first time this year. Find out more about the rankings.

Architectural Digest features historic $2.7M Covington home for sale

Architectural Digest is featuring Covington's 1815 Federal-style Carneal House, which is updated and on the market for $2.7 million. Read more about this historic residence.

Cincinnati ranked top city for recent college grads

Cincinnati ranked sixth on the list of Apartment.com's "Top 10 Best Cities for Recent College Graduates." The list takes into account affordability versus just median income, which gives advantage to cities where the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment falls within the recommended 25 percent of gross median income. In addition, unemployment was a major factor in determining this seventh annual list. Cities with unemployment above seven percent were eliminated. Find out more.
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