2017 News Archive
College of Arts and Sciences, "UC Digital Scholarship Center Awarded a $900,000 Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation", an article written by Melissa Norris discussing how the grant will support the center's research on machine learning and data visualization in multiple disciplines in the humanities and beyond, UC News, December 18, 2017.
Department of Anthropology, "UC Anthropologist to Give Keynote Presentation to Shanghai Archaeology Forum in China" an article contributed by UC Creative Services/Lisa Ventre (Photo) about retired Dept. Head/Professor of Anthropology, Vern Scarborough, delivering keynote presentation at the Dec. 8 Shanghai Archaeology Forum in China, UC News, December 7, 2017.
College of Arts and Sciences, "$1 Million Gift to UC to Establish Islamic Studies Chair" an article issued by the Associated Press and published by U.S. News about an unnamed mosque's donation to provide a professorship in Islamic Studies to address concerns about Islamophobia, U.S. News, December 3, 2017.
Department of Journalism and Political Science, "How the 'ESPN Effect' of Framing Politics as a Conflict Benefits More Combative Candidates Like Trump and Sanders", an article written by Lori Cox Han, Professor of Political Science at Chapman University in Orange, CA, and Professor of Journalism & Political Science, Brian Calfano, that discusses current rhetoric of politics and its effects upon voters, LSE USCentre, November 23, 2017.
Department of Journalism, "Malware is Disguising Itself as Your Favorite Apps", an article written by Paola Suro featuring Department Head and Professor, Jeff Blevins, who discusses the dangers of fake websites, WCPO, November 16, 2017.
Department of Classics, "Why a Thumb-Sized Stone is Important to Ancient Greek Art History", an interview (transcripted) between NPR's Scott Simon and UC Classic's Department Head, Jack Davis, about an ancient seal stone discovered by Dr. Davis and his wife, Sharon Stocker, is changing ideas about art history, National Public Radio, Inc, November 11, 2017.
Department of Geology, "Countdown to Calamity", an article written by Michael Miller about Geology Professor, Thomas Algeo, who is progressively researching conditions that triggered past mass extinctions and how this could help scientists preventing the next mass extinction, UC Magazine, November 9, 2017.
Department of Biology, "The Taxonomist", an article written by Michael Miller about Biology professor, Eric Tepe, who is leaving his mark on botany with new discoveries at UC's herbarium, UC Magazine, October 20, 2017.
Department of Biology, "You are What Your Dad Eats", an article written by Michael Miller about how UC Biology study suggests a father's nutrition before sex could contribute to the health of his offspring, UC Magazine, October 11, 2017.
Department of Biology, "Kings of Navigation", an article written by Michael Miller about UC Biologists unraveling the mystery behind the monarch butterfly epic 3,000-mile migration, UC Magazine, October 3, 2017.
Department of Biology, "University of Cincinnati Field Research Aims to Slow the Spread of Tick-Borne Illness Across the Midwest" an article written by Michael Miller about local research concerning the distribution of ticks in Southwest Ohio, the diseases they carry, and their ability to withstand Midwest winters, UC Magazine, September 19, 2017.
Department of History, "Professor Christopher Phillips Recognized for Groundbreaking Civil War Scholarship" an article written by Jonathan Goolsby recognizing Dr. Philiips' achievements, including winning a distinguished award for his book "The Rivers Ran Backward", E-Currents, May 15, 2017.
Department of Classics, "UC Classicist Wins Prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship," an article written by Rachel Richardson about Assistant Professor Lauren Donovan Ginsberg's award of a Rome Prize Scholarship in the field of Ancient Studies, UC News, April 27, 2017.
Department of Geography, "An astrophysicist used NASA data to make an insanely detailed map of UC racial diversity", an article written by Ephrat Livni about Tomasz Stepinski repurposing NASA maps, Quartz Media, April 27, 2017.
College of Arts & Sciences - Office of the Dean, "Hundreds of 'March for Science' Rallies Held Around the World", a news interview with Dr. Arnold Miller, CGTN, April 23, 2017.
Department of Physics, "Physicists detect whiff of new particle at the Large Hadron Collider" an article written by Adrian Cho quoting Wolfgang Altmannsshofer about new signals discovered at CERN Lab, Science Magazine, April 18,2017.
Department of Geography, "New map shows racial diversity of every neighborhood in continental U.S.", an article written by Michael Miller about Tomasz Stepinski repurposing NASA maps, Phys.org, April 21, 2017.
Department of Biology, "Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence" Awarded to Dr. LaSharon Mosley. April 5, 2017.
Department of Biology, "Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence" Awarded to Dr. Paul Nodzak. April 5, 2017.
Department of German Studies, "Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence" Awarded to Dr. Evan Torner. April 5, 2017.