Service Charge

January 1, 2003 |

Most students spend a lot of time in classrooms but still end up with plenty of free time to do their own thing. Some work part-time jobs. Some sit in the library. Some simply play for the rest of the … Read More

Playing for Keeps

October 2, 2002 |

If all the world’s a stage, then Cathy Springfield is one happy woman. The ever-ebullient Springfield lives for the theater, and now—as the University’s director for performing arts—she’s got a new one of her own. A theater, that is.

The … Read More

Beating Cheating

October 2, 2002 |

Paul Fiorelli sat behind his desk grading papers when he suddenly became excited. Grading papers is a monotonous task, but occasionally a good paper comes along that makes the effort worthwhile. For a moment, Fiorelli, a professor of legal studies, … Read More

After Hours

October 2, 2002 |

For eight hours every day, work is the priority for the University’s faculty, staff and administrators. But at the end of the day, well, it’s the end of the day: Time to unwind, test the boundaries and exercise something more … Read More

Church in Crisis

October 2, 2002 |

Since January, when the Boston Globe broke the story about Bernard Cardinal Law’s handling of cases of sex abuse by former priests, an almost continuous series of disturbing stories has been repeated nationwide. In the wake of revelations of sexual … Read More

All in Good Faith

July 2, 2002 |

Sean O’Dwyer slowly walked out into the parking lot of Ursuline Academy, an exclusive, all-girls school in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash. The well-wishes and congratulations from colleagues were still ringing in his ears as he made his way … Read More

After the Fall

July 2, 2002 |

Psychology professor David Hellkamp was shivering. It was October on his first trip to Lithuania. Snow had fallen, and the Baltic state was settling into winter. The living quarters of the 350-year-old school where he was staying had no heat, … Read More

Starting Over

July 1, 2002 |

It took more than 16 years for Gary Brown, a corporate pilot, to figure out what he wanted to do for a living. Finally, at age 40, he made a decision: he didn’t want to spend the rest of his … Read More

View From the Front: Alumni Take On Terrorist

April 2, 2002 |


Kevin Garfield always wanted to be a soldier. So armed with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and an ROTC commission in 1998, Garfield strode off to do his part. His tour took him around the world, and … Read More

Art Education

April 2, 2002 |

Robert Flischel likes to tell about the days he tagged along with his father on weekend plumbing repair jobs in some of the older Cincinnati Public Schools buildings. While his dad worked on the pipes, the young Flischel explored the … Read More