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Old books, new availability

Selected items from the Cavagna Book Collection, which comprises several unique Italian volumes that date as far back as the 15th century. They are currently in the process of being catalogued and are housed in the University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

January 27, 2015

On the third floor of the University Main Library, staff members from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library are working to catalog and digitize a collection of around 20,000 books and manuscripts. Official cataloging began after receiving funding this past winter.   The collection has been housed at ...

“Mission: College Football” strikes Memorial Stadium this weekend

“Mission: College Football” strikes Memorial Stadium this weekend

By Charlotte Carroll

September 17, 2014

At a tailgate in October of 2013, a meal of chicken and waffles cemented a mission for two friends from Iowa. Before that fateful dinner, the pair had decided to see three college football games in three days. It was that southern delicacy served at a Cincinnati Bearcats home game that would prove to be the tippi...