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The summer break is winding down all too quickly, with the return to classes less than a month away. Admittedly, it can be hard to turn one’s thoughts from seasonal fun back to the grind of coursework, teaching and research. This roundup of recent University of Cincinnati award winners might help inspire you to resume your quest for academic greatness in the fall semester.
On a sweltering July day, your first impulse might be to retreat into the air-conditioned sanctuary of your home, find a pint of ice cream and sprawl on the couch watching Netflix. But you can find something much more stimulating to do in Cincinnati’s museum scene. Throughout the city, you’ll find intriguing exhibits presented in air-conditioned interiors, and many won’t cost you a dollar.
Will you have a graduate assistantship or fellowship for fall semester? Do you pay for Student Health Insurance? If so, you may be eligible for the Graduate Student Health Insurance (GSHI) Award A, which provides students with a credit of $625 toward the cost of student health insurance for fall semester. Please review eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
Water. When saturating the atmosphere as humidity, it makes sweltering July and August days even more unbearable. When streaming off your skin as sweat, it makes moving through those days a sticky mess. But when gathered in the cooling abundance of a swimming pool or lake, water brings welcome relief from the heat. The Cincinnati area can soothe your summer woes with a wealth of aquatic recreation.
The rainbow bounty of the Cincinnati summer is now blooming into being, and local farmers offer an abundance of produce to pique your palate. Get inspired to eat with Cincy pride by learning more about the city's farmers' markets, community-supported agriculture and locally sourced restaurants.
It’s summer break! Even though that only means more work and fewer classes for graduate students, you still deserve a chance to relax. Cincinnati has a lot to offer during this time of year. So take a short break from your research, thesis/dissertation writing, teaching and/or summer job to have a little fun. Check out a few of our suggestions.
Are you new to Cincinnati? Is your current apartment or roommate driving you nuts? Are you having a rough time finding a place to live? You’re probably losing sleep thinking about the fact that you’re either going to be homeless or living somewhere unsuitable in a month, but don’t give up hope quite yet. There are tons of resources out there that can help you find your new (happy) home in no time.
Jeff Brewer, a doctoral student in geography, has been hard at work researching water management techniques at the Yaxnohcah Maya site in southern Campeche, Mexico. Take a look at the research that earned him the National Science Foundation's Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant!