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University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is a public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 44,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio, it is part of the University System of Ohio. In 1819, Cincinnati College and the Medical College of Ohio were founded in Cincinnati. Local benefactor Dr. Daniel Drake funded the Medical College of Ohio. William Lytle of the Lytle family donated the land, funded the Cincinnati College and Law College, served as its first president; the college survived. In 1835, Daniel Drake reestablished the institution, which joined with the Cincinnati Law School. In 1858, Charles McMicken died of pneumonia and in his will he allocated most of his estate to the City of Cincinnati to found a university; the University of Cincinnati was chartered by the Ohio legislature in 1870 after delays by livestock and veal lobbyists angered by the liberal arts-centered curriculum and lack of agricultural and manufacturing emphasis.

The university's board of rectors changed the institution's name to the University of Cincinnati. By 1893, the university expanded beyond its primary location on Clifton Avenue and relocated to its present location in the Heights neighborhood; as the university expanded, the rectors merged the institution with Cincinnati Law School, establishing the University of Cincinnati College of Law. In 1896, the Ohio Medical College joined Miami Medical College to form the Ohio-Miami Medical Department of the University of Cincinnati in 1909; as political movements for temperance and suffrage grew, the university established Teacher's College in 1905 and a Graduate School in the College of Arts and Sciences in 1906. The Queen City College of Pharmacy, acquired from Wilmington College, became the present James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy. In 1962, the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music was acquired by the university; the Ohio legislature in Columbus declared the university a "municipally-sponsored, state-affiliated" institution in 1968.

During this time, the University of Cincinnati was the second oldest and second-largest municipal university in the United States. By an act of the legislature, the University of Cincinnati became a state institution in 1977. In 1989, President Joseph A. Steger released a Master Plan for a stronger academy. Over this time, the university invested nearly $2 billion in campus construction and expansion ranging from the student union to a new recreation center to the medical school, it included renovation and construction of multiple buildings, a campus forest, a university promenade. Upon her inauguration in 2005, President Nancy L. Zimpher developed the UC|21 plan, designed to redefine Cincinnati as a leading urban research university. In addition, it includes putting liberal arts education at the center, increasing research funding, expanding involvement in the city. In 2009, Gregory H. Williams was named the 27th president of the University of Cincinnati, his presidency expanded the accreditation and property of the institution to regions throughout Ohio to compete with private and specialized state institutions, such as Ohio State University.

His administration focused on maintaining the integrity and holdings of the university. He focused on the academic master plan for the university, placing the academic programs of UC at the core of the strategic plan; the university invested in scholarships, funding for study abroad experiences, the university's advising program as it worked to reaffirm its history and academy for the future. Neville Pinto is the 30th president of the university. In 2010, Kelly Brinson died after being tased by University of Cincinnati police officers at the university's hospital. Five year Sam DuBose was shot and killed by University Police Officer Raymond Tensing. DuBose had been stopped near the intersection of Vine and Thill Street for driving without a front license plate. Body camera footage contradicted Officer Tensing's account of the incident. Officer Tensing was indicted for murder and the university reached a settlement of over $5 million with the Dubose family although Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a second mistrial on the case.

The Uptown campus includes the West and Victory Parkway campuses. This includes 62 buildings on 137 acres; the university moved to this location in 1893. Most of the undergraduate colleges at the university are located on main campus; the exceptions are part of the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center on the Medical campus. In spring of 2010 the University of Cincinnati was honored by being one of only 13 colleges and universities named by Forbes as one of "The World's Most Beautiful College Campuses"; this campus contains nineteen buildings on 57 acres. It is catty corner to West campus on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; the undergraduate colleges of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing and graduate colleges of Medicine and the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy are located there; the hospitals located there include University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, the Shriners Hospital for Children. This campus was formally home to the College of Applied Science.

It is 3 miles from main campus in the Walnut Hills neighborhood of Cincinnati and overlooks the Ohio River. When it merged with the College of Engineering to become the College of Engineering and Applied Science many of the classes were moved to main campus, however limited courses are still taught there. There is a shuttle that runs between this and

Meyer Foshaug

Meyer Nilssen Foshaug was a Norwegian farmer and politician for the Labour and Social Democratic Labour parties. He served ten terms in the Parliament of Norway, he was born at Foshaug in Målselv as a son of farmers Nils Johnsen Foshaug and Erikka Korneliusdatter. He worked on the family farm from an early age, he was a member of Målselv municipal council from 1901 to 1904, was elected to the Parliament of Norway in the 1903 election, representing the constituency of Tromsø Amt. The Labour Party got its first four parliamentary seats after the 1903 election, all representatives of Northern Norway. In addition to Foshaug, they were Jørg Berge, Alfred Eriksen and John Lind Johansen. After Norway adopted single-member constituencies, Foshaug was re-elected from the constituency Senjen in 1906, 1909, 1912, 1915 and from Malangen in the 1918 election. Norway reverted to multi-member constituencies, Foshaug was elected from the constituency Troms. In 1921, when the Labour Party split in two because of disagreements over the Comintern membership, Foshaug disavowed the pro-Comintern faction and joined the new Social Democratic Labour Party of Norway.

He was elected on their ballot in the 1921 parliamentary election. He was elected as a national board member of the party. However, by the next election in 1924 the Social Democratic Labour Party had lost out in the political competition and he was not re-elected, his fifth seat was taken by the Liberal Party. Foshaug instead served as mayor of Målselv from 1925 to 1931. In 1927 the Labour and Social Democratic Labour parties reunited under the former name, Foshaug was elected to Parliament in 1927, 1933 and 1936. During the intermittent term 1931–1933 he was a deputy representative, he was a board member of Troms Fylkes Dampskibsselskap from 1926 to 1941 and of the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate from 1935. During the German occupation of Norway from 1942, he lost his political positions. After the occupation, in 1945, he served as deputy mayor of Målselv, he did not return to national politics after the Parliament of 1936 had fulfilled its term. He died in 1955, he was a Baptist

Christopher P. Lynch

Christopher P. Lynch is an American Venture Capitalist and entrepreneur, he invested in sqrrl, DataRobot, Threat Stack and Hadapt. He co-founded hack/reduce, a Boston-based Big Data incubator in May 2012. Lynch was a founding member of ArrowPoint communications and Acopia Networks where he served as CEO. Additionally, he was CEO at Vertica Systems. Christopher P. Lynch was born in New York, to Paul and Nora Lynch; the family of five children soon returned to the Boston area. He graduated from Arlington High School in Massachusetts in 1981 and attended Suffolk University where he earned his bachelor's degree in business management in 1986, he earned his MBA from the McCallum Graduate School of Business in 1991. In May 2011, Lynch received an honorary doctorate of commercial science degree from Bentley University and addressed the graduates during the commencement ceremony. Lynch began his technology sales and marketing career by joining Digital Equipment Corporation in 1987 as a sales representative.

From there he joined Wellfleet Communications led by Paul Severino. Lynch went to Prominent as Vice President of sales, purchased by Lucent in 1997, where he held the position of V. P. of North American Data Sales. In 1997, Lynch left Lucent to continue his relationship with mentor Paul Ferri of Matrix Partners to join ArrowPoint Communications with Chin-Cheng Wu. ArrowPoint provided Web switches and Web network services software allowing customers to optimize the use of the web for e-commerce and content delivery. Lynch served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Support through its initial public offering in 2000; that year the company sold to Cisco for Cisco Systems for $5.7 billion, the second largest purchase in Cisco’s history. After the acquisition Lynch served as Vice President of Worldwide Content Delivery for Cisco. In 2002, Lynch left Cisco to found Acopia Networks with Chin-Cheng Wu. Acopia would go on to become a leading provider of high-performance intelligent file virtualization services.

The company focused on storage virtualization and the eliminating time and disruption associated with storage-related tasks. Lynch served as the company was acquired by F5 Networks in 2007 for $210 million. At F5 he was Senior Vice President of Data Solutions. At Vertica Lynch served as President and CEO, leading the company from a late-stage startup to the top ranked Big Data company globally. In 2011 Vertica was acquired by Hewlett Packard in a deal. At HP Lynch served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard's Database Business Unit, a role he took after HP's acquisition of Vertica Systems in February 2011, where he was CEO. Lynch serves as an advisor and mentor to many Boston area entrepreneurs and serves on the board of RayV Networks, docTrackr, H-Streaming, he was Chairman of Azuki Systems, co-founded by ArrowPoint and Acopia founder Chin-Cheng Wu. He is invested in a number of early-stage startup companies, including PowerInBox and Kinvey. Lynch is a noted supporter of St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to pediatric cancer research.

In 2012, Lynch co-founded Hack Reduce along with Frederic Lalonde as a way to cultivate a community of Big Data experts in Boston. It is located in the historic Kendall Boiler and Tank Company building at 275 Third Street in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hack Reduce was founded in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Big Data Initiative, which serves as a financial contributor