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news & notes

  • UC Sociologists contribute important research on the Impact of Economic Inequality on Families and Individuals at National Meeting. For highlights, click here.


  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich appointed Debra Burgess, History doctoral student, as UC's new Graduate Student Trustee. Follow the link here to read about her unique qualifications and experience. 

  • A UC funded institute by the National Endowment for the Humanities will join Citywide events in observing the 100th anniversary of World War I. To learn more about the institute, visit the website or read the UC news coverage here

  • TAFTco-labs are proud to feature Dr. Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University, who has written scores on urban issues, including the growth of cities, segregation, crime, and housing markets. Dr.Glaeser will be speaking at the annual Kautz Lecture on October 16th!

  • Congratulations to Richard Harknett on receiving the Faculty Award for Exemplary Contributions in Service to the University of Cincinnati! Dr. Harknett’s 22 years at UC have been marked by a strengthening in relationships, dedication to skillful leadership, and collaboration. Such commitment led to one of Harknett’s greatest accomplishments; the transformation of the Charles Phelps Taft Memorial Fund into the fully developed Taft Research Center!