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Jennifer Wohlfarth

Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies, Educator Associate Professor
Office: 13B McMicken Hall
Tel: 513-556-0934
Email: jennifer.wohlfarth@uc.edu

Jenny Wohlfarth has been a magazine journalist since 1993 and has taught at UC since 2000; she currently serves as the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies and Magazine Track Coordinator. She is the faculty adviser for UC's online student magazine, Verge, and the UC chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Before coming to UC full-time, Jenny worked for numerous award-winning national magazines; she is a former executive editor of I.D. (International Design) Magazine and a former managing editor of HOW Magazine. She has published articles in a wide variety of national consumer and trade magazines, covering art, architecture, animals/agriculture, business, conservation/environment, design, travel and urban/social issues. She is a contributing editor at Cincinnati Magazine and continues to write for several national magazines. She has co-presented at numerous teaching conferences, including the Lilly International Conference on College Teaching and the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, and has been honored with teaching and writing awards, including the 2012 David Eshelman Outstanding Campus Adviser Award, a national award given by the Society of Professional Journalists. She has served as a juror for the Sigma Delta Chi Awards for Excellence in Journalism sponsored by SPJ and several national magazine journalism and graphic-design competitions, including contests managed by Writer’s Digest, HOW Magazine, The Thoroughbred Times and The American Horse Publications. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists. 

Education

  • M.A. in English (Editing and Publishing), University of Cincinnati, 1999.
  • B.A. in Creative Writing (Composition) and Advertising, University of Evansville, Indiana, 1993.

Publications

Popular Magazine Article

  • "The Zookeeper&39;s Tale," feature profile, Cincinnati Magazine, March 2013
  • "There&39;s an App for That," feature article, Cincinnati Magazine, March 2012
  • "Farm Fresh," feature article, Cincinnati Magazine, August 2010
  • "Derby Decorum," feature article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2009
  • "Abe Slept Here," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2009
  • "Working Vacation," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, April 2009
  • "Long Weekend: Columbus," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, March 2009
  • "Chill Factor," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, February 2009
  • "Groovy Light Show," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, December 2008
  • "Ready, Set, Cook," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, November 2008
  • "Curious Gorge," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, September 2008
  • "Theater of War," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, August 2008
  • "Take the Slow Boat," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, July 2008
  • "Animal House," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, June 2008
  • "Out of the Money," feature article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2008
  • "Place Your Bets," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2008
  • "Down Under," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, April 2008
  • "Louisville&39;s Other Slugger," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, March 2008
  • "The Golden Ticket," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, February 2008
  • "Head for the Hills," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, January 2008
  • "Men in Tights," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, November 2007
  • "See Rock City," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, October 2007
  • "Stone Crazy," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, August 2007
  • "Row Your Boat," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, July 2007
  • "What Lies Beneath," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, June 2007
  • "Prairie Style," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2007
  • "Stitching City," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, April 2007
  • "Glass Act," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, February 2007
  • "Degree of Distinction," feature article, The Artist&39;s Magazine, Jan/Feb 2007
  • "Mix Master," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, January 2007
  • "Merry-Go-Town," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, December 2006
  • "Trail Mix," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, November 2006
  • "Critter Sitter," profile, Cincinnati Magazine, October 2006
  • "The Good Stuff," feature roundup, Cincinnati Magazine, October 2006
  • "Autumn Harvest," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, October 2006
  • "Threaded Bliss," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2006
  • "Eagle, Eyed," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, April 2006
  • "Flight Plan," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, March 2006
  • "Cabin Fever," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, February 2006
  • "Progressive Thinking," feature article, HOW Magazine, December 2005
  • "Elf Expressions," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, December 2005
  • "When Disaster Strikes," feature article, The Artist&39;s Magazine, October 2005
  • "Fresh Goods," feature article, HOW Magazine, October 2005
  • "Back in Time," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, August 2005
  • "Looks Good on Paper," feature article, HOW Magazine, June 2005
  • "Horsin&39; Around," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, May 2005
  • "Feelin&39; Vine," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, April 2005
  • "Dining by Design," feature article, Cincinnati Magazine, March 2005
  • "Aaah, Spa," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, February 2005
  • "It&39;s All Good," feature article, HOW Magazine, December 2004
  • "Human Touches," feature article, The Artist&39;s Magazine, December 2004
  • "Major League Appeal," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, November 2004
  • "House Blend," cover feature story, HOW Magazine, October 2004
  • "Animal Magnetism," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, September 2004
  • "Rare Finds," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, August 2004
  • "Making Tracks," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, July 2004
  • "Shore Explorer," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, June 2004
  • "New Attitude," feature article, HOW Magazine, June 2004
  • "Model Artists," feature article, The Artist&39;s Magazine, December 2003
  • "Alternative Rock," feature article, HOW Magazine, December 2003
  • "Regal Relaxation," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, December 2003
  • "Cribbing Conundrum," feature article, Western Horseman, September 2003
  • "Cheap Thrills," feature article, Family Tree Magazine, June 2003
  • "Opening the Books," feature article, HOW Magazine, June 2003
  • "Good Night Club," feature article, HOW Magazine, June 2003
  • "Hot Rod," travel article, Cincinnati Magazine, June 2003
  • "Fit to Print," feature article, HOW Magazine, February 2003
  • "Business in Balance," feature article, HOW Magazine, December 2002
  • "Making the Grade," feature article, I.D. Magazine, October 2002
  • "Beyond Casual Fridays," feature article, HOW Magazine, December 2000
  • "Schoolhouse Rock," feature article, HOW Magazine, October 2000
  • "Saving Graces," feature article, Cincinnati Magazine, October 2000
  • "Sonic Caffeine," feature article, HOW Magazine, February 2000
  • (Additional published magazine articles date back to 1993.)

Presentations & Lectures

Paper Presentations

  • Wohlfarth, D. & Wohlfarth, J (2007). The teacher in the mirror: how we define ourselves in the classroom. 27th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Wohlfarth, D. & Wohlfarth J (2007). Learning while teaching: an achievable collaboration. Kentucky Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lexington, KY.
  • Wohlfarth, D. & Wohlfarth, J (2006). Let’s talk: learning while teaching. 26th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Wohlfarth, D., Wohlfarth, J., Wohlfarth-Moorman, J., Wohlfarth, M., Wohlfarth, K., and Wohlfarth, S (2005). Five sisters share: creative ideas for teaching different disciplines. 25th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Wohlfarth, D., Cason, J., Wohlfarth J., & Simon, B (2009). Creating a little TLC (teaching-learning community) with no budget and no time. Kentucky Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lexington, KY.
  • Cason, J., Wohlfarth, D., Wohlfarth, J., & Simon, B (2009). Innovative SoTL programming: developing teaching and learning communities. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, Bloomington, IN.
  • Lynch, E., Strathern, C., Wohlfarth, J., & Cheatham, M. (2009). The teaching commons on campus: supporting scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning through a teacher scholar inquiry group. International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Annual Conference, Bloomington, IN.
  • Wohlfarth, D., Cason, J., & Wohlfarth, J (2009). Building teaching learning communities. 29th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Strathern, C., Lynch, E., Wohlfarth, J., & Cheatham, M (2009). Planting seeds: supporting scholarly teaching and SoTL through a multidisciplinary effort. 29th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Lynch, E., Wohlfarth, J., Cheatham, M., & Strathern, C (2010). The teacher scholar inquiry group: developing a teaching commons through multidisciplinary collaboration. 30th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.

Experience & Service

Courses Taught

  • Magazine Writing

  • Magazine Publishing

  • Advanced Magazine Writing

  • Practicum

  • Travel Writing

  • Journalism Seminar

  • Reporting and Writing

  • Advanced Reporting

  • Editing

  • Principles of American Journalism