The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a public university in Cincinnati, Ohio dating back to 1819. UC has over 600 programs of study ranging from two-year certificate degrees to doctoral degrees. Noteworthy academics include, UC Medical School, College of Pharmacy, College of Engineering, and public health research. UC College of Medicine is ranked in the top 50 medical schools in the USA.
Researchers turn to technology to discover a novel way of mapping landscapes
University of Cincinnati researchers are blending technology with tradition, as they discover new and improved methods for mapping landscapes. The research is newly published in the Journal of Applied Geography (Vol. 45, ...
In ancient Pompeii, trash and tombs went hand in hand
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cemeteries in ancient Pompeii were mixed-use developments with a variety of purposes that included serving as an appropriate site to toss out the trash. Thats according to findings from ...
Researchers read the coffee grounds and find a promising energy resource for the future
For many of us, it's the fuel that wakes us up and gets us started on our day.
Classification system proposed for green roofs
Green roofs (or living roofs) are becoming a growing trend in North America – and have been long established in Europe – for their value in conserving energy, improving air quality, managing storm water runoff, beautifying ...
Research examines masculinity and sexuality in sport
Preliminary research out of the University of Cincinnati is providing a rare look at the construction of masculinity on the covers of mainstream and gay-themed sports magazines. The research by Jodi Stooksberry and J. A. ...
UC research examines how white-collar criminals adjust to prison life
White-collar criminals – those convicted of fraud, embezzlement, tax violation, anti-trust and other business offenses—have no more problems adjusting to prison than those in a general prison population.
Global extinction: Gradual doom is just as bad as abrupt
A painstakingly detailed investigation shows that mass extinctions need not be sudden events. The deadliest mass extinction of all took a long time to kill 90 percent of Earth's marine life, and it killed in stages, according ...
Friday the 13th and other bad-luck beliefs actually do us some good
In Western cultures, Friday was traditionally considered a day of bad luck, dating as far back as the 14th century, if not earlier – likely due to religious associations with the crucifixion.
Researchers create all-electric spintronics
A multidisciplinary team of UC researchers is the first to find an innovative and novel way to control an electron's spin orientation using purely electrical means.
Battle of the sexes offers evolutionary insights
In a paper published May 3, in the journal Evolution, University of Cincinnati graduate student Karl Grieshop and Michal Polak, associate professor of biological sciences at UC, examine the role of genital spines in the reproductive ...