Cincy

Category : February 2020

February 2020

A Paradox of Opportunity

Marianne Lewis, UC Lindner College of Business’ new dean, sees ways to build on the school’s legacy while enhancing what it already does David Holthaus If that sounds like a paradox, it’s one that Marianne Lewis is comfortable with. That’s because Lewis, named in March as the dean of the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner [...]

February 2020

A Growing Demand

Pet owners are seeking better medical care, advanced diagnostics for their petsEric Spangler One of only a couple facilities in the Greater Cincinnati area to offer 24-hour emergency veterinary care, MedVet is also is one of the leading specialty health care facilities for pets, says Dr. Jenny Wells, medical director. “We are a 24/7, 365-day-a-year [...]

February 2020

An Adaptable Education

Union Institute’s online courses and educational tracks are tailored toward helping working adults advance their careersKevin Michell The number of adult learners in the college ranks has been on the rise for some time. In fact, adults reenrolled in school after their early 20s and other nontraditional students make up the majority of students pursuing [...]

February 2020

Bringing the Wow

11 years after forming, Cincinnati band Naked Karate Girls keeps the party goingDavid Lyman “Just wow,” burbled a woman who identified herself as Lisa W. on the wedding-related website The Knot. She was oohing and aahing about the Cincinnati-based band, Naked Karate Girls. And like the dozens of other people who offered online testimonials for [...]

February 2020

Finding Better Methods

Local providers offer patients with chronic and acute pain effective treatments that avoid heavy medication and opiatesKevin Michell Managing pain is a wide concentration in health care, encompassing everything from taking care of lingering pain after injury or surgery to mitigating chronic issues that stay with a person throughout their life. This is complicated by [...]

February 2020

Getting Ready for the Future

We spoke to financial experts Jason Katz and John VanWeelden, who shared tips and advice for 2020Ginny McCabe As we start a new year and begin a decade, investors often reflect on their financial future. Factors like the economy, the election and the stock market are a few of the issues that often first come [...]

February 2020

Swing Hard

Mike Venerable and CincyTech are on a mission to make the region an innovation destinationLiz Engel It’s been a busy 12 months at CincyTech. But sit down for a chat with Mike Venerable, CEO of the regional seed fund investor, and that certainly seems par for the course. Over the last year, CincyTech has moved [...]

February 2020

This is John Boehner on Pot

But he’s not smoking it… yetPeter Bronson Three things that hippies never imagined they would live to see in their wildest LSD-peyote-hashish hallucinations that have happened in recent years: - Pot is now legal for medical use in 33 states and for recreational use in 11 states—yet somehow revenues are as underwhelming as a bong [...]

February 2020

Filling in the Gaps

DePaul Cristo Rey High School is providing microgrants to help its alumni graduate from collegeCorinne Minard DePaul Cristo Rey High School, a Catholic high school for students who can’t afford other private schools, is on a mission. “Our mission is solely to get kids into college and then to give them whatever support we’re able [...]

February 2020

Council-Approved Piracy

Cincinnati TIFs plunder the tax levies approved by votersDon Mooney Has piracy broken out at Cincinnati City Hall? It sure seemed so if you watched City Council create Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in 15 more city neighborhoods at the end of 2019. What’s a TIF? Local politicians know that voters just hate tax increases for [...]