Nearly 200 years ago, a student at Cincinnati College wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson asking about a particular Polish general from the Revolutionary War. Jefferson wrote back, and his response is being donated - along with that student's thesis - to the University of Cincinnati.
By now, you've probably heard of the new virtual reality app that's been all the rage for players of various ages: Pokémon Go. It has nostalgic appeal, as many young adults grew up with Pokémon cards and videogames, and it's free.
It was one year ago today that a University of Cincinnati police officer shot and killed motorist Sam Dubose. A vigil at UC Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. will include reflections, encouragement and prayers outside the Myers Alumni Center on campus.
During a brief farewell address to the University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees, Tuesday morning, President Santa Ono teared up, saying, "It's been an extremely meaningful time for me and my family and it's not going to be easy to say goodbye."
Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will regulate electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, the same way it regulates traditional tobacco products. Many smokers turn to e-cigarettes to stop smoking; despite some claims of effectiveness, there are still concerns, as the health risks of e-cigarettes are largely unknown.
When people think about a parent staying home to raise children in lieu of building a career, they may tend to think about the mother; but what about stay-at-home dads? According to Pew Research Center, the number of fathers choosing to stay home to care for their kids is on the rise.
In addition to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, there are eight German Consulates General throughout the United States. Herbert Quelle is the German Consul General in Chicago. His mission is to promote German-American economic relations, give Germans advice and assistance, foster bilateral cultural relations and engage in the German-Jewish dialogue.
Academic and social pressures can make junior high and high school a tough time for teenagers. And during those formative years, teens are also going through physical, mental and emotional changes. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, one in five adolescents ages 13-18 have or will develop a serious mental illness such as depression.