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Old books, new availability

Old books, new availability

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...