UT in the News

July 11th, 2018 Posted in In The News
President’s contract extended through 2023

In a strong show of support for The University of Toledo President Sharon L. Gaber’s leadership, the UT Board of Trustees approved Monday an amended contract to continue her presidency for the next five years.

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Dr. Gaber discusses leadership, strategic priorities


UT and BGSU to grow independent nursing education programs

In order to meet the demand for more nurses in the region and across the country, The University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University will pursue independent nursing programs to educate additional health-care providers.

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New dean selected to lead College of Business and Innovation

An expert in marketing, consumer behavior and sales force management with administrative experience in higher education has been named dean of The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation.

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UT chemist receives $2 million for Alzheimer’s research


UT neuroscientist receives $1.75 million to develop method to modify traumatic memories, treat PTSD

A neuroscientist at The University of Toledo is creating a new way to help people face their fears.

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UT professor receives Fulbright grant

A University of Toledo law professor was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to conduct research on women’s housing advocacy in South America.

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Two faculty members recognized by Ohio Arts Council

Dr. Jim Ferris, professor and Ability Center of Greater Toledo Endowed Chair in Disability Studies, and Dr. Benjamin Stroud, associate professor of English, are recipients of the Ohio Arts Council’s 2018 Individual Excellence Award.

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Researchers discover molecule that could stop movement of cancer cells

Researchers at The University of Toledo have designed a first-of-its-kind gene-targeting molecule that could serve as a therapy to stop cancer growth and to help cancer patients who are resistant to current drugs.

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Men may contribute to infertility through newly discovered part of sperm

A new study at the University of Toledo shows that a father donates not one, but two centrioles through the sperm during fertilization, and the newly discovered sperm structure may contribute to infertility, miscarriages, and birth defects.

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UT engineering team first to make 3D objects with high temperature shape memory alloys

A University of Toledo engineering team’s research on additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, could lead to smaller, lighter aircraft and biomedical devices that can be customized to a patient’s specific needs.

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UT researchers discover lizards immediately adjust sun-baking behavior to offset warmer temperatures

A team of scientists and students at The University of Toledo found that desert short-horned lizards in southeastern Utah immediately adjust sun-basking behavior to offset warmer temperatures or minimize exposure to dangerous heat, according to climate change research published in the scientific journal Functional Ecology.

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UT astronomer part of NASA mission that discovered famously furious star system shoots cosmic rays

The average person encounters cosmic rays when the fast, tiny particles shoot through the clouds and cause bright pixels on photos. Very few actually reach the ground, and they are not known to be harmful.

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Study shows overeating during breastfeeding may lead to health problems for offspring

Breastfeeding has many health benefits for children, such as reducing their risk of obesity and strengthening their immune system. However, new mothers who consume a high-fat diet while breastfeeding may undermine some of those advantages, according to new research at The University of Toledo.

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12-year-old UT student creates faster, cheaper way to make pharmaceutical drugs, agricultural pesticides

Most students fail the first midterm in Michael Young’s organic chemistry lecture at the University of Toledo. In spring 2017, the average was a 50. But one student, Daniel Liu, scored a 99.

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UT recognizes areas of research excellence

The University of Toledo has identified three areas of research excellence as it pursues its goal of achieving national recognition for contributions to advancing knowledge.

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Public universities’ value far exceeds public investment, study shows

Ohio’s public universities added billions to the state’s economy in 2016-17, according to an economic impact study released Tuesday.

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Four Ohio universities are among top in invention patents

Four Ohio colleges are among the top 100 in the United States for filing patents to protect new inventions: Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Akron and the University of Toledo.

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Med students no more: UT students awarded degrees

It was destiny that he got roundly rejected by top medical schools his first time applying. It was destiny when he web-searched the University of Toledo’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences after hearing the name on Grey’s Anatomy. It was his destiny to apply.

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Toledo’s Ottawa River takes another big step in its long healing process

While agreeing more work needs to be done, Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said the end of a no-contact advisory for the lower 8.8 miles of the Ottawa River is another big step forward in improving a western Lake Erie tributary once known as Ohio’s most polluted waterway.

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Scientists converge at UT’s Lake Erie Center to calibrate algae sensors for buoys


UT unveils Genetic Analysis Instrumentation Center


UT, TARTA partnership helps Toledoans get around city


UTMC quality scores reach new heights

UT Medical Center has achieved record high rankings in two important questions asked in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems patient satisfaction survey.

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Toledo named a top city for nurses

The healthcare industry is in the middle of a massive growth spurt. In particular, registered nurse positions are increasing at a supersonic rate. By 2022, there will be far more registered nurse jobs available than any other profession, at more than 100,000 per year. With more than 500,000 seasoned RNs anticipated to retire by 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the need for 1.1 million new RNs for expansion and replacement of retirees, and to avoid a nursing shortage.

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World War II veteran congratulated during White House press briefing


Advocate takes aim at attorneys, media when discussing human trafficking

Celia Williamson wants to change the way the community thinks — and talks — about victims of human trafficking.

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Opioid Task Force offers Narcan training


UT students participate in archaeology dig at Side Cut Metropark


Tourniquets added to AED boxes for campus safety

The University of Toledo is updating a number of its automated external defibrillator stations to also include tourniquets for the campus community to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations.

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Cancer survivorship celebration at UTMC Dana Cancer Center


TARTA announces at UT it’s launching pilot program for self-driving buses in Toledo


College Mentors for Kids program comes to UT

College Mentors for Kids Inc., in partnership with the Hylant Family Foundation, is opening a new chapter at The University of Toledo.

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Toledo Excel program celebrates 30 years


UT hosts Latino Youth Summit


Seven UT sports teams have the highest Academic Progress Rate in the MAC

The NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rate (APR) figures for the four-year period from 2013-14 to 2016-17, and The University of Toledo received impressive scores across the board.

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Burns covered half her body. Now she’s running in the country’s most prestigious college meet

Janelle Noe doesn’t usually run well in the heat. That’s because the scars she bears—from burns she suffered over half of her body in 2016—affect her temperature regulation.

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