The University of Cincinnati launches new programs that teach about cryptocurrencies, which were funded by crypto enthusiasts.
- University of Cincinnati to teach crypto
- There are two programs: one on cryptocurrencies and one on financial technology.
- Crypto enthusiasts funded these courses
The University of Cincinnati in the western U.S. state of Ohio is including cryptocurrencies in a curriculum. It has just reported that it is launching two new programs that will will teach students about cryptocurrencies and new financial technologies.
What’s interesting, moreover, is that such programs are funded through a donation from two long-time crypto supporters – Dan Kautz and Woodrow (Woody) Uible.
Dan Kautz is co-founder and co-owner of K&S Companies a real estate development and management organization. Through his partnership with UC economics alumnus Woody Uible, BA ’75, director of Bartlett Wealth Management and trustee of the UC Foundation, was created the Kautz-Uibl Institute of Economics e in Lindner in 2019.
“Thanks to Dan and Woody, our students will get an experiential, hands-on education in this new frontier of financial technology.” said Dean Marianne Lewis, in a statement. She added:
“Our students will learn how to manage cryptocurrencies and how such digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. assets impact our economy, positioning UC as a regional leader and among the best universities nationally with these types of programs.”
“Through the Kautz family and their outstanding institute, Dan and Woody have long a situation where you buy a cryptocurrency with the expectation of selling it at a higher price for profit later. been generous and progressive friends of our university.” said UC President Neville G. Pinto in a statement. “We are deeply grateful for their ongoing partnership and this new lab that will open more doors for our students and bring new partnerships to our growing campus.”
The program will be offered throughCarl H. Lindner College of Business.
The grant will also fund and name a public-private lab space within the new building. Digital Futures a futures contract is a standardized legal agreement to buy or sell a particular commodity or asset at a predetermined price at a specified time in the future. which will open in the autumn of 2022.
As he said DiarioBitcoin, there have been many universities that have incorporated programs related to cryptocurrencies and their technology. In fact, there are also known researches in the area of universities like Cambridge, which has a world mining a process where blocks are added to a blockchain, verifying transactions. It is also the process through which new bitcoin or some altcoins are created. map. In addition, some U.S. research houses have even bought crypto .
As we reported last year, in Argentina, three universities diploma courses and workshops on crypto and Blockchain a distributed ledger system. A sequence of blocks, or units of digital information, stored consecutively in a public database. The basis for cryptocurrencies. . In addition, there are at least five universities in Latin America that are teaching courses in this area among them universities in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. There are also reports of university courses on crypto at Colombia y Mexico.
Meanwhile, in Spain, in 2019, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid unveiled its new campus Blockchain . Also in Turkey the first university course on non-fungible tokens was created.
Another phenomenon that is happening is that of clubs formed by university students interested in the subject themselves. One of them was created at Princeton University, USA.
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