News & Events
Every spring, graduate students from across the university gather to present their exceptional research, scholarship and creative works to judges, professionals and the UC community. Check out some of the interesting posters and presentations you'll find there!
It's easy to get a little homesick around this time of year, especially when the forecast looks as damp and dreary as this week’s does. So what can you do to feel better? We'd suggest finding some comfort food! Check out what the Queen City has to offer.
Did you know that, as both a UC student and a resident of Cincinnati, there are incredible technology resources at your fingertips? Whether it’s for a class project, a home project or just general fun, you have the chance to work with specialized equipment and software, from portable green screens and video editing software to 3D printers, sewing machines and the “EggBot.” The UC Libraries and the Cincinnati Public Library provide state of the art technology—often for little to no cost—and their knowledgeable staff can help you make the most of these tools.
As graduate students and postdocs, it’s easy to find ourselves a little strapped for cash. That being said, there are some services that we absolutely have to be able to pay for, like healthcare, dental care and vision care. There’s no harm in trying to save some money while paying for these often expensive necessities, but it’s important to know what your options are. Plus, saving money at the cost of your health isn’t something you should be considering. Take a moment and read through our tips and tricks for finding affordable, full-body health care.
As an undergraduate student, you were probably asked incessantly what your major was and how you could use that degree in the “real world.” But how many times were you asked why you chose to go to your undergraduate institution and how you made that decision? Ainsley Lambert, a UC sociology student, focused on these questions for her master’s thesis, which was chosen to represent UC in the social sciences category of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Award competition.
Did you know that UC has over 2400 international students from 112 countries across the world? Would you like to get to know some of them? If so, check out the BEARchats program. BEARchats is a cultural exchange program that pairs a domestic student and an international student for weekly hangouts. Join the program and participate in events like laser tag, shopping and fun winter activities with a new friend! Currently, the program needs domestic students to pair with wait-listed international students. Apply today!
The hard and fast technical knowledge you learn in your classes is only a part of what’s necessary to land your dream job. Business leaders are becoming more and more concerned with what they call the “skills gap” in today’s graduates. They’re concerned that today’s generation doesn’t have all of the necessary “soft skills” to succeed in today’s workplace. So, are you doing everything you can right now to develop your soft skills? If not, read this article to find out what skills you’ll need to land that dream job and what you can do while in graduate school to develop those skills.