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A Special Visit with Dr. Rich

On July 8th, the Henry R. Winkler Center received a visit from Dr. Charles Rich, Susanne Carney, and Frances Clare. Dr. Rich’s father, Major Murray L. Rich, MD, served with the 25th General Hospital in World War II.

From left to right: Susanne Carney, Dr. Charles Rich, Frances Clare, Veronica Buchanan, Doris Haag

From left to right:
Susanne Carney, Dr. Charles Rich, Frances Clare, Veronica Buchanan, Doris Haag
(Photo courtesy of Roger West)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UCBA Fun Facts: Favorite Fictional Character?

Question: Who is your favorite fictional character?

HeatherHeather Maloney, Library Director: I think Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”

 

Michelle Michelle McKinney, Reference/Web Services Librarian: Doug Swieteck in Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt

 

 

Kellie Kellie Tilton, Instructional Technologies Librarian: Anne Shirley (when she’s not being annoying). More up-to-date? Hermione Granger.

 

LaurenLauren Wahman, Instruction LibrarianHard to narrow down to one, but a couple of faves are both Scout and Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Bone in Bastard Out of Carolina, and Katniss in The Hunger Games

 

Rachel Rachel Lewis, Technical Services Manager: No favorite, but The Joy of Cooking is an essential and classic cookbook.  I normally give it as wedding gifts.

 

TammyTammy Manger, Public Services Manager: I don’t think I have a favorite.

 

 

ChrisChris Marshall, Public Services Assistant: Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffanys

 

Summer Orientation

by Lauren Wahman

It’s that time of year…incoming freshman are here!

The UC Blue Ash College Orientation is in full swing with hundreds of new students coming to campus this summer.  Advising, UC ID’s, registration, campus tours, and more are all part of Orientation and the UCBA Library is a proud participant at every program this summer.  Campus tours include a visit to the Library where students learn about the 5 Cool Things to Know.

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UCBA Fun Facts: Favorite Cookbook?

Question: What’s your favorite cookbook?

HeatherHeather Maloney, Library Director: Any of Ina Garten’s books…haven’t come across a bad recipe yet!

 

 

Michelle Michelle McKinney, Reference/Web Services Librarian: The Cake Mix Magic series…all the recipes start with a box of cake mix.

 

 

Kellie Kellie Tilton, Instructional Technologies Librarian: America’s Test Kitchen! (And anything that shows step-by-step with photos. I am an awful cook.)

 

LaurenLauren Wahman, Instruction LibrarianCan’t remember the last time I read a biography…

 

 

Rachel Rachel Lewis, Technical Services Manager: No favorite, but The Joy of Cooking is an essential and classic cookbook.  I normally give it as wedding gifts.

 

TammyTammy Manger, Public Services Manager: Gooseberry Patch Cookbook “Super-Fast Slow Cooking”. I love this book…simple and fast!

 

ChrisChris Marshall, Public Services Assistant: Campbell’s Soup cookbook.  “Best Loved recipes”

 

UC Forward Course Takes Hands‐on Approach to Teaching and Learning about a Fashion Icon

By Jennifer Krivickas

ucforward1First offered in the fall of 2013 and then again in spring 2014, “Documenting a Fashion Icon: The UC Bonnie Cashin Collection” is a ‘test kitchen,’ hands-­on course that incorporates trans-disciplinary inquiry and discourse, student crowd sourcing power, and Millennials’ innate love for technology, social media and images, to investigate, interpret, digitize and widely disseminate authoritative information about an important collection of garments (from the DAAP Historical Garments Collection) designed by Bonnie Cashin.

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Sidney Rossiter Benedict : Notes from the Oesper Collections, No. 27, July/August 2014

A circa 1928 Bock-Benedict colorimeter

A circa 1928 Bock-Benedict colorimeter

The 27th issue of Museum Notes tells the story of a UC graduate who, inspired by his undergraduate chemistry teacher, went on to become a nationally prominent physiological chemist and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Click here for all other issues of Notes from The Oesper Collections and to explore the Jensen-Thomas Apparatus Collection.

Exhibit in the Winkler Center – Dr. John Shaw Billings

jsbillings-usa-photoCurrently featured in the Stanley J. Lucas, MD Board Room is a display about Dr. John Shaw Billings, MD, which was completed in conjunction with the Henry R. Winkler Center’s 5th annual Cecil Striker Society lecture. Dr. Dale C. Smith was the guest speaker for the event and his lecture was entitled “John Shaw Billings and the Medical College of Ohio: Shaping Twentieth Century Medicine.”Dr. Billings was an 1860 graduate of the Medical College of Ohio, a precursor to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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