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UC's Hidden Treasures

January 2005

Take an insider's tour of UC, into locker rooms, the TUC clock tower, intriguing labs, even the president's office. Discover hidden museums, campus oddities, bargain-priced services and more gems than any treasure chest could hold.

UC Magazine, January 2005

Inside the sculpture foundry. Photo/Farron Allen

Hidden Treasures at UC
An insider's tour of the CCM costume shop, DAAP foundry, genome research lab, a cockpit and kitchen

Discover UC top to bottom
A rare glimpse inside McMicken's cupola, the underground tunnels and a utility plant.

In Focus Photo Feature
Time management: Inside the TUC clock tower

UC museums far from expected or typical
Museums include a conservatory, herbarium, observatory, Echo Point, plus collections in geology, chemistry, art, German-Americana and U.S. culture.

Medical museums' treasures
Instrument kits, the world's largest medical book, Dr. Albert Sabin's manuscripts and more.

Presidents' offices
Peek inside all three UC presidents' offices and a penthouse.

Secrets to share
Free shows and games, expos for inventions and fashion, great deals on movies and teeth cleaning, as well as tips on the music scene and wine tasting.

Let us explain a few things
UC answers frequently heard questions -- from scarce parking to the odd numbering of floors in buildings.

25 things you must do at UC
Key things to do and spots to see at the University of Cincinnati.

100 years of Mick and Mack
UC's most beloved statuary celebrate its first 100 years on post at McMicken Hall.

Alumni collegiate presidents
UC can claim the title "Mother of Presidents." Meet 15 leaders of academia who are UC alumni.

State of the University
UC President Nancy Zimpher's address at the All-University Faculty meeting on Oct. 20, 2004


Go behind the scenes into the UC basketball locker room, Fifth Third Arena's catwalk, the Nippert Stadium press box and indoor batting cages.

Campus News
News briefs, medical research

On Campus Yesterday
Gas-free car in the news, 1983

Letters to the Editor
Skylights, technology, Earl Hamner remembered, band tradition evolved, chalk vs. mouse in the classroom