University of Cincinnati Magazine April 2012 : Page 1

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MAGAZINE Beyond our borders April 2012 Education is only part of the reason UC is expanding international recruitment and helping more students and faculty to study, work and conduct research abroad. Getting to know neighbors from around the world also cultivates empathy, changes career paths, exposes inequities and prepares the UC community for global competition. 8 Worldview makes world of difference by Deb Rieselman A look at study abroad, co-op, rankings and campus statistics. by John Bach 14 Theater bonds CCM students, African refugees 20 Ancient Cyprus fortress found UC helps Dadaab refugees create an original performance piece about identity. by Dawn Fuller Excavation of a 13th-11th century B.C. settlement boosts UC’s international reputation. by Joe Rudemiller 26 Determined to end Haitian child slavery 29 Disarming gangs around the globe Once enslaved, alumnus Jean Robert-Cadet works with UC to change his homeland. by John Bach England’s prime minister invites researcher Robin Engel to 10 Downing St. from UC Libraries project 30 In WWII, UC sets up European hospital A photo archive of the university’s 25th General Hospital. by Mitchell Sutika Sipus 34 Urban planning in hostile environments UC started this alumnus on path to end poverty, eradicate violence and educate leaders. Bearcat Sports Departments 2 4 24 40 47 48 36 Former Bearcats play pro basketball overseas by David Driver Where are they now? Catch up with familiar faces from the men’s and women’s teams. Letters: still recalling Phil Foster, 1970 Campus News In Focus: Dadaab Theater Project Alumni Connection Index to 84 alumni On Campus Yesterday: Carl Blegen, 1930s Green option: If you would prefer to receive “UC Magazine” electronically rather than in print, please fill out the form at

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