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May 28th, 2014 Posted in In The News
Provost Named University of Akron President

Dr. Scott Scarborough, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named the 16th president of the University of Akron.

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The University of Toledo’s Simulation Center Opens

The new Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center at the University of Toledo Medical Center has high-tech mannequins that breathe, blink, and bleed, and virtual trauma, operating, and intensive-care units to train students in the latest in patient simulator technology.

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UT Grads Overcome Barriers, Ready to Make a Difference

One of the many cell phones being held up to video-record the spring commencement ceremony in the University of Toledo’s Savage Arena on Saturday belonged to Nichole Addis.

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UT Grads Prepared for Jobs


Italian Visitors Get Hands-On City Tour

For representatives of 38 Italian companies in town for a three-day economic forum to explore business opportunities in the Toledo area, Tuesday began with greetings from local officials and organizers of the event and continued with tours of two prime local assets.

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Forum Shines Light on Fleeing Sex Abuse

Lee Ann Campbell was just 6 years old when she became a victim of sexual abuse.

“My trafficker didn’t come as a stranger,” the 39-year-old Toledo resident said.

She told her story during the “A Night for Freedom” forum at the Maumee Indoor Theater on Tuesday night, attended by 140 people.

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Partners in Time: UT Students Adopt Seniors at Nursing Home

It’s Friday night and there’s a party going down at The Laurels of Toledo.

Inside the long-term care facility’s brightly lit cafeteria, University of Toledo students Rachel Beeson and Nonso Agubosim cut a rug to the tune of Hey Ya! by the group Outkast. Swaying along with the beat, Catherine Campbell, 92, is firmly parked in her wheelchair on the edge of the makeshift dance floor.

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UT Soccer Player Allergic to Exercise


Clinical Trial Awareness at UTMC


Sports Oligopolies and the Economics of Getting Rid of Donald Sterling

This past weekend, an audio recording surfaced, allegedly of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling making disparaging remarks about African Americans and other ethnic groups. For most longtime Clippers fans, like me, this fits what we’ve known about Sterling and his history of racist actions. The rest of the sports world has quickly gotten up to speed: Columnists and angry fans have called for boycotts and for the players to make a stand in hopes that public pressure will make some sort of change, and Sterling will sell the team.

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