Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Local news briefs
UC attracts more research money
The University of Cincinnati attracted a record $320 million in research money this year, a 3.3 percent increase over last year. UC's emphasis on research that can be used at patients' bedsides - especially in genetic research and biotechnology - is helping the school overcome a national decline in available research dollars, said Sandra Degen, UC's acting vice president for research.
Campaign nearly halfway to goal
The 2004 United Way of Greater Cincinnati campaign has raised $28,472,278 since Sept. 2, reaching 46.6 percent of the $61,125,000 goal. Campaign volunteers and staff are hoping more people will give at the Leaders' Circle level, which is set at a percentage of income. Those who do will be eligible for a prize drawing in February. For information, call (513) 762-7100 or visit www.uwgc.org.
Course offered on composting
"Master the Art of Composting," a free, three-week course sponsored by the Civic Garden Center and the Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services, runs from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 9 and Oct. 16 at the Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Road. Beginners and experienced composters are welcome. Registration: (513) 221-0981 or visit www.civicgardencenter.org.
Correction: Doctors can earn diabetes bonuses
A story in Monday's Local News section should have said that doctors can earn an extra $100 per year per patient for providing high-level care to people with diabetes. Information on the bonuses was incorrect.
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