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Making the List

November 2003

UC's ultimate collection of facts, firsts, records, rankings, rumors

Fascinating facts about UC are so numerous that readers frequently overlook them. Here's our answer -- an entire issue dedicated to listing intriguing tidbits. Just the facts . . . about alumni, students, faculty and campus.

Making the list, November 2003

By the numbers
UC firsts, Guinness records, signature architecture, green spaces, plus where to eat, sleep and park on campus.

Rankings and unusual programs
Some UC programs are tops in the nation. Also, some unusual classes you may have missed.

UC history and celebrities on campus
Many famous and infamous artists, scholars and celebrities have visited the UC campus.

Urban legends and UC Rumors
Absorb some of the incredible folklore surrounding the University of Cincinnati. Some you can believe, and some you just can't.

Sports to remember
UC sports firsts, famous all-time great athletes and alums in the pros.

Worldwide research
UC researchers work around the globe and create a $6-million-plus patent income.

A brief history of the University of Cincinnati.

Numbers on endowments, the budget, tuition, scholarships and personnel.

Library and textbooks
Library statistics and where the textbook dollar goes

UC's student profile, campus activities, beauty queens

Co-op highlights

UC boasts the first cooperative education program, stats.

Meet UC's new president
Nancy Zimpher becomes the 25th president of UC.

Alumni sculpt place in butter-cow history
UC alums lend their skills to a state fair attraction.

Famous Alumni


Business leaders


Designers and artists

Inventors and innovators



Names worth dropping

Vocalists and opera singers




Beauty queens

Alumni dream jobs


Letters to the Editor
Bidding Steger farewell, Bearcat mystery solved, Frank Duveneck puzzler.

Campus News
Robots assist innovative doctors, a new UC ring, grads giggle at Bill Geist, UC in the news.

On Campus Yesterday
Louis Armstrong, 1956-57