University of Cincinnati Magazine Sep 08 : IFC

“For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.” — Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity Editor, Deborah Rieselman Associate editor, John Bach Assistant editor, Amanda Hughes Medical Breakthroughs editor, Amanda Harper Academic Health Center writer, Angela Koenig Photographers, Lisa Ventre, Dottie Stover, Andrew Higley, Jay Yocis, Dan Davenport, David Collins Published by University Relations Vice president, Greg Vehr Associate vice president, Greg Hand Academic Health Center PR director, Richard Puff “UC Magazine,” published three times a year, is mailed to donors, dues-paying members of the alumni association, full- time faculty and staff , as well as other university supporters. Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati Foundation Foundation president, Michael Carroll Board chairman, Jeffrey Williams, DAAP ’75 Contacting us: Phone: 513-556-3001 Fax: 513-556-3237 TRACKING TRAFFIC A sample of most-viewed recent features at www.magazine.uc.edu 1. UC’s famous alumni Grads in movies, TV and sports 2. Perfect to the core Photographing Japanese apples 3. Letters to the editor Readers share what they think 4. UC authors Reviewing alumni books 5. Disarming Cincy’s criminals Saving lives through research ((( UC))) Go to magazine.uc.edu/extra for links to these features. On the cover: Cincinnati residents Andrea Yang and her daughter, Annika Yang Vom Hofe, age 9, help paint an Art in the Market sculpture in Findlay Market. The program, housed in UC’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, has added color to the Findlay Market and Uptown communities for the last decade, improving the lives of local youth through hands-on participation. See story on page 26. Opposite page, according to page numbers: 16 - UC students build homes to improve lives of Mexican families. 30 - Cincinnati high school students prepare for college on UC’s campus. 38 - Corie Blount crosses the commencement stage 16 years after UC’s Final Four run. 46 - A student takes aim at dunking football coach Brian Kelly during Grad Bash. E-mail: Deb.Rieselman@UC.edu Mail: UC Magazine University of Cincinnati P.O. Box 210141 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0141 Address corrections: Gina Christensen, 513-556-6287 Gina.Christensen@UC.edu No part of this magazine may be reproduced without prior permission of the editors. Copyright © 2008 by the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0141. All rights reserved. cover design/Dawn High cover photo/Andrew Higley Vol. 38 No. 1 UC3756

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