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news & notes

    • Please join us for the 2017LTAB image Louder Than A Bomb Cincy finals, SCPA, Saturday, April 8. Doors open at 4:45 PM. Tickets are available at the website at

    • Congratulations to the following faculty, who will be honored at the UC Faculty Awards celebration on Wednesday, 19 April, at 3 PM. Honors include Stanley Corkin, who will receive the George Rieveschl Jr. Award for Creative and/or Scholarly, Stephanie Sadre-Orafai, who will receive the George Barbour Award for Good Faculty-Student Relations, and the following faculty inductees of Fellows of the Graduate School: Anthony Chemero, Russel Durst, Margaret Hanson, Todd Herzog, David Maume, Magda Peligrad, Nageswari Shanmugalingam, and Siva Sivaganesan. For more information, visit the website at

    • A variety of grant writing workshops are being offered in April. If you are a UC student or faculty member and would like to participate, please register through the website at

    • Film ScreeningThe Taft Research Center was proud to be a participant sponsor for UC's celebration of World Water Day on March 22. Among the events, Adrian Parr, UNESCO Co-Chair of Water, Chair of Taft Faculty, and Director of the Taft Research Center will, along with Associate Professor Ken Tankerseley (Anthropology), was interviewed on WVXU Cincinnati Edition with Mark Heyne on Tuesday, 21 March, at 1:30 PM. In addition, the award-winning documentary "The Intimate Realities of Water" was screened to a capacity crowd at the Esquire. The documentary follows the lives of Kenyans as they face the challenges of obtaining water. The documentary specifically focuses on those living in Nairobi's slums. After the screening, audience members will have the chance to participate in Q&A session with producer and co-director Adrian Parr, co-director Sean Hughes, and photographer Jon Hughes.