• cohen
    Volume 15,  Volume 15, Issue 3

    Discovering the Cohen Enrichment Collection

    By Jenny Mackiewicz. On the fifth floor of the Walter C. Langsam Library, nestled away in a prominent alcove on the library’s north end, you will find an eclectic collection of fiction and nonfiction books to browse from in The A.B., Dolly, and Ralph Cohen Enrichment Collection. The red and black banner heralding its location makes this collection difficult to miss, but the space feels intimate; a library within a library. This comfortable nook is a favorite spot for serious scholars and pleasure readers alike. The contents of the Cohen Collection reinforce this welcoming appearance with works on a myriad of subjects ranging from astronomy to zoology. The bust of…

  • Marjorie Motch
    Volume 15,  Volume 15, Issue 2

    Donor Spotlight: Mrs. Marjorie Motch

    There are few people in the UC community more dedicated to the success of our students – and in turn, the broader university – than Marjorie Motch. Throughout her longstanding relationship with UC, Mrs. Motch has worn nearly every hat imaginable: volunteer, advocate, friend, and of course, loyal donor. And while she’s already received the university’s highest honors for her service, including an Honorary Degree, the Distinguished Service Award and the William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement, she is driven to continue making her mark across the institution. Though her generosity has touched many priorities around UC, her support of UC Libraries has remained steadfast – in part because…

  • albert sabin
    Volume 15,  Volume 15, Issue 2

    Libraries Receive Gift from the John Hauck Foundation

    The University of Cincinnati Libraries is pleased to announce a gift from the John Hauck Foundation for the digitization of Dr. Albert B. Sabin’s lab notebooks. Dr. Sabin was a celebrated medical researcher and virologist who was best known for developing an oral polio vaccine that played a critical role in the eradication of the disease. He conducted his research for the vaccine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Foundation before and after WWII. He went on to have a storied career within the medical community as well as in academia. These extensive archives are held at the Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions, along with…