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Jed Portman Rediscovers the Midwest

Jed Portman’s Midwesterner newsletter celebrates the surprisingly diverse food culture of “flyover country.”

Using the Enneagram at Work

The meme-tastic personality typing system known as the Enneagram has found a foothold in the business world, helping to build productivity and empathy.

The Cincinnati Zoo Has a New Social Media Star: Andie Panda

Meet zookeeper Andie Haugen (a.k.a. Andie Panda), who lights up TikTok with her passion for animals and for conservation.

These Local Museums Want to Hear Your Pandemic Experience

Local museums that record our community history are working to make sense of this global pandemic by collecting personal stories.

Local Public Radio Stations Celebrate Milestone Birthdays

Our local public radio stations connect us, entertain us, and inform us up and down the dial. It’s time to give them their due.

Christopher Milligan Takes the Reins of Cincinnati Opera

This month, the company’s managing director moves into the top leadership role of general director and CEO.

UC Takes a Building Block Approach to Train the Next Generation of Architects

Students at UC's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning learn to think outside of the computer and to keep their options open.

Can Human-Centered Design Find Solutions to Tough Problems?

This form of design, practiced by Madisonville-based Design Impact, aims to help communities and institutions solve problems collaboratively, with empathy.

How François López-Ferrer Became Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music grad follows in his father’s footsteps, which led him to the CSO podium.

Northern Kentucky University Is Making a Name for Itself

The major players in higher education locally have long been the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University, but NKU is proving itself a force to be reckoned with.