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In Cincinnati, they're closing the achievement gap

When educators nationwide want to look at proven ways to turn around a struggling urban school system, this is the city they visit. Over a decade, Cincinnati Public Schools’ graduation rate has jumped from 50 to 80 percent. And in the past five years, the reading and math proficiency of its elementary students has climbed in many schools. Read more.

Lessons from a groundbreaking interdisciplinary design laboratory at UC

Since 2002, the Niehoff Urban Studio at the University of Cincinnati has engaged more than 800 students in projects designed to have a tangible impact on quality of life in Cincinnati. Housed in the Corryville, an historically blighted area abutting the UC campus, the initiative brings students face to face with the environmental consequences of urban poverty. Read more.

UC makes big gains on international student survey rankings

High scores for arrival activities and other improvements help UC jump into the top 40 worldwide in a new survey of international students. Read more.

UC's Health Sciences Library ranked 14th most impressive in the world

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library was ranked 14th among "the 25 most impressive university medical school libraries in the world" according to The Best Master’s Degrees Reviews and Rankings, a public site that explores and ranks the vast world of Master’s degrees in all the disciplines.

When life throws you Cincinnati, redefine chili

Composer Jennifer Jolley, who earned both her D.M.A. and M.M. at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music discusses her unlikely route from Los Angeles to Cincinnati via Vermont, and why she's glad she landed in the Queen City. Read more.

Ten tri-state schools named Most Challenging High Schools in US

Ten local schools made it onto The Washington Post's list of "American's Most Challenging High Schools" for 2014. Walnut Hills, Wyoming and Indian Hill were ranked top three in Ohio, respectively, while Highlands took the top spot for Kentucky. Walnut Hills was the only area school to break into the top 100 on the list. Find out how the list was compiled and search the results.

Newport Aquarium named a top 10 US aquarium

Newport Aquarium was ranked the No. 9 U.S. aquarium in an article written by US City Traveler’s founder Taylor Goldblatt, whose work has been featured by National Geographic, The New York Times, Lonely Planet, The Washington Post and Travel Channel.

Cincinnati ranked in top 10 for aspiring photographers

Udemy, the world’s largest marketplace for online courses, shared data about the learning habits of it more than 2 million students and found that Cincinnati was among the top 10 U.S. cities for aspiring photographers. Read more.

9 Hot Startup Accelerators

The Brandery in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine was named one of CNN Money's top 9 startup accelerators in the U.S. Read more about the Brandery and the other accelerators on the list.

UC's undergraduate industrial design program ranked No. 1 in the nation

In the just-released 2014 survey by DesignIntelligence, UC’s design programs, housed within the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), were ranked in the nation's top tier. For the third year in a row, UC’s undergraduate industrial design program is ranked No. 1 in the nation. Those 2014 rankings also placed UC’s undergraduate interior design program at No. 4, and the graduate architecture program at No. 15. Read more.

NKU ranked among best colleges in U.S. for veterans

Northern Kentucky University was recently ranked No. 48 among best colleges for veterans. This year, in addition to evaluating schools’ veteran-focused operations, the organization also considered more than a dozen different measures of academic success, quality and rigor, as reported by schools themselves and the Education Department, to develop the rankings. Read more.

University of Cincinnati to partner with NASA on space science research

The University of Cincinnati and NASA agreed Wednesday to partner on space science research in a program honoring the first man to walk on the moon. Read more.

Walnut Hills and Wyoming among 50 best public high schools in U.S.

Cincinnati's Walnut Hills and Wyoming High schools were named two of the 50 best public high schools in the United States. Read more.

University of Cincinnati vet tech professor named one of 15 best in U.S.

The department chair of the Veterinary Technology program at the University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College has been named one of the top 15 vet tech professors in the United States. Read more.

Public Library of Cincinnati gets five-star rating

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County accepted a national honor last week from the library field’s leading professional publication. "The Library Journal Index of Public Library Service" awarded the public library a five-star rating for service. Read more.
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