University of Cincinnati Magazine April 2013 : IFC

“New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.” — Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007), American writer Above: Eric Abercrumbie poses with Angela Horton, past member of the Hanarobi choir, in January at the grand reopening celebration — or Karamu — of the African-American Cultural and Resource Center, which just underwent $325,000 worth of renovations. See related story and photos on page 7. Opposite page: Neil Armstrong working near the lunar module after landing on the moon in 1969. A few years later, he left NASA and joined UC’s College of Engineering as a researcher. The world lost Armstrong last August. Read more on page 18. On the cover : UC President Santa Ono holds Katie, a young cancer patient, soon after having his head shaved in front of thousands at UC’s Fifth Third Arena in January to help raise funds for the Dragonfly Foundation. See profile of Ono on page 12. twitter.com/UofCincymag facebook.com/UCMagazine Editor Deborah Rieselman, Deb.Rieselman@UC.edu Associate editor John Bach, John.Bach@UC.edu Art director Dawn High, DAAP ’97 Photography director Lisa Ventre, DAAP ’84, MS (Bus) ’07 Contributing editor Barbara Blum Medical news editor Amanda Harper University of Cincinnati President Santa Ono “UC Magazine” is the official university magazine, mailed to donors, alumni supporters, full-time faculty and staff. Published three times a year by University Relations Vice president Greg Vehr Associate vice president Greg Hand, A&S ’74 Academic Health Center asst. vice president Richard Puff Partially funded by the UC Alumni Association Board of Governors president Laurence Jones III, Bus ’00 Executive director Myron Hughes, Bus ’86 Address Gina Christensen, 513-556-6287 corrections: Gina.Christensen@UC.edu Contacting the magazine staff Phone: 513-556-3001 Email: magazine@UC.edu Mail: UC Magazine University of Cincinnati PO Box 210141 Cincinnati, OH 45221-0141 p. 30 No part of this magazine may be reproduced without prior permission of the editors. Copyright © 2013 by the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0141. All rights reserved. Vol. 42 No. 2 UC5533 cover design/Dawn High cover photo/Ashley Kempher Go Digital with UC Magazine If you would prefer to receive “UC Magazine” electronically rather than in print, please fill out the form at www.magazine.uc.edu/godigital. photo/Dottie Stover

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