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The October 2013 UC Magazine celebrates the close of a $1 billion campaign by sharing the impact of generosity.

October 2013

The University of Cincinnati reached its goal to raise $1 billion in gifts from 100,000 unique donors. Only 2 percent of all colleges and universities in the country have ever raised so much. This entire issue is dedicated to sharing stories that illustrate the human impact of your generosity.

‘Proudly Cincinnati' in national spotlight
UC’s eight-year campaign concludes with a record $1 billion from 100,000 donors.

Advocating for the innocent
Mark Godsey and law students free 16 wrongfully convicted people, thanks to the Rosenthals.

New Alumni Engineering Learning Center
Amazing facility accommodates technology-driven revolution in engineering education.

Wooded playland welcomes children to campus
Researchers can observe preschoolers having fun in nature.

Field-study classes at Miami Whitewater
Multidisciplinary programs benefit from having classrooms with Mother Nature.

Photojournalism grad documents an uprising
Scholarship recipient moves to Turkey as a national revolt begins.

Moving from anguish to admiration
One of UC’s first African-American grads, Clark Beck, on how he nearly turned his back on UC.

Significant donor nearly overlooked
Asa Van Wormer: a simple farmer who funded the Van Wormer Library out of surprising wealth.

FETCHLAB’s ‘dog-eared’ research
Unusual lab diagnoses and treats hearing-impaired service dogs.

At-risk students beat the odds
Specialized housing lets first-generation students live together to learn ins and outs of UC.

Prescription for a full life
Millions of pharmacy mishaps avoided, education advanced, thanks to alumnus donor Wuest.


Bearcats Sports
Hostility to hope: Soccer player a former African refugee
Nippert update: $86 million renovation to open in 2015                        

President Ono's Letter
‘Many folks to thank’ after UC reaches $1 billion campaign milestone

Letters to the Editor
Memories of Neil Armstrong, Logan Hall and Jimmy Nippert

Campus News
Rankings, Morgens Hall, Gladys the gorilla and a farewell to President Steger

Alumni Connections
Alumni who give back and the impact of their generosity
Behind the scenes of Homecoming
UC grads honored for achievements

On Campus Yesterday: 1965
Dolly Cohen was known for her big hats and even bigger heart.