University of Cincinnati Magazine December 2010 : Page 1
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MAGAZINE 20 Questions 8 10 14 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 29 30 31 31 32 33 34 34 December 2010 photo/Jeffrey R. Staab, CBS, Landov These answers can be surprising. The questions came from both readers and our own ever-inquiring minds. The responses, besides being intriguing, illustrate the breadth and caliber of UC’s faculty. We also share the president’s new vision for UC and photos from his investiture. President Williams’ investiture New strategic plan unveiled Reality TV: Is it for real? Terrorism: How do we combat it today? Chores: How do you get kids to do them? Internet: What’s the biggest threat online? Mars: Will we ever live on the red planet? Publications: What’s the future of print? Advertising: Is it controlling our lives? End of the world: Will it all end in 2012? Fashion: What’s hot and what’s not? Hearing aids: Why won’t Dad get them? Broken heart: Can you really suffer from one? False confessions: Why do the innocent confess? Obesity: Does one potato chip really matter? Unwanted medications: To flush or not to flush? Hospital stays: How do you make one better? Foreign cities: Why do we change their names? Classrooms: How much have they changed? Texting: Is it bad for your health? Oscar freebies: Would you keep them? New provost at UC: What is a provost? by Deborah Rieselman by Gregory Williams by Deborah Rieselman by Amanda Chalifoux by Dawn Fuller by Amanda Chalifoux by John Bach by John Bach by John Bach by Amanda Chalifoux by John Bach by Katy Cosse by Katie Pence by Amanda Chalifoux by Dama Ewbank by Angela Koenig by Angela Koenig by Deborah Rieselman by Deborah Rieselman by Amanda Harper by John Bach by Deborah Rieselman p. 12 Bearcat Sports Departments 36 UC celebrates basketball’s golden age by John Bach 2 Letters, corrections 4 Campus News 12 In Focus: Reflections 40 Proudly Cincinnati 47 Index to 51 alumni 48 On Campus Yesterday, 1958 Green option: If you would prefer to receive “UC Magazine” electronically rather than in print, please fill out the form at www.magazine.uc.edu/gogreen.