Richard Olekanma Lives ‘Great American Dream’

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Born in Nigeria, Rocket senior linebacker has built a life around his love for football By Paul Helgren, UT associate athletic director With a metro population estimated at nearly 200 million people, Nigeria has just about everything. The economic engine of western Africa, Nigeria is a major producer of petroleum, cocoa beans and gold, commodities […] Read more »

2018 Toledo Football Season Outlook

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in The Rockets

Defending MAC Champions Look Ahead to Challenge of Repeat For the first time in 13 years, the University of Toledo enters a new football season preparing to defend the Mid-American Conference Championship. But third-year Head Coach Jason Candle and his team will neither look back nor look ahead to what could be on the horizon […] Read more »

There’s no place like Parks Tower

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumni who lived in UT’s first coed dorm share memories after renovation By Laurie B. Davis They were teenagers on the cusp of adulthood. They were still getting their kicks from mischief, pranks and stunts and yet were on the path to hard work, careers and responsibility. As freshman college students, away from home for […] Read more »

On the ride of his life

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Engineering co-ops open doors to dream jobs for alumnus By Laurie B. Davis Jeff Piggrem was only 11 when he mustered the courage to take the ride of his life. As he moved at 93 miles per hour, dropped 300 feet at one point, then finally returned safely to a stop, the inner sensations he […] Read more »

Art on the Mall 2018 in pictures

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Events, From Our Alumni

More than 13,000 people visited beautiful, sun-splashed Centennial Mall on Sunday, July 29 for the 26th edition of the University of Toledo Alumni Association’s Art on the Mall. Over 110 artists displayed their wares at this showcase event on the UT campus, everything from oil and watercolor painting, to mixed media, glass and woodworking.  Winners […] Read more »

Homecoming 2018

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Events

THURSDAY, OCT. 4 Dedication of The Herb Innovation Center in the Judith Herb College of Education 4:15 p.m. Gillham Hall During the dedication, learn more about the center’s mission to inspire peer-reviewed research, network with the college’s faculty and staff, and enjoy light refreshments. FRIDAY, OCT. 5 College of Business and Innovation Dean’s Breakfast 7:30 […] Read more »

Your alma mater by President Sharon Gaber

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Your Alma Mater

Dear Alumni, Exceptional education and the pursuit of life-changing discoveries cannot occur without the drive to create, the courage to be innovative and the willingness to collaborate. Moreover, the fulfillment of the University’s mission can be measured by the success of our graduates and the long-standing support of our 157,000 alumni worldwide. I want to […] Read more »

UT in the News

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in UToledo in the news

Dr. Gaber highlights UT successes on WJR radio Listen to PODCast UT chemists discover how blue light speeds blindness Blue light from digital devices and the sun transforms vital molecules in the eye’s retina into cell killers, according to optical chemistry research at The University of Toledo. Read More @ Read More @ […] Read more »

Class Notes

September 1st, 2018 | No Comments | Posted in Class notes/In memoriam

Please submit your class note to: ’80s Brett Baumeister (Bus ’89) was named the western Ohio market president for Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond. He was the Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year in 2016. Headquartered in Richmond, Ind., First Bank Richmond is a mutual state bank […] Read more »

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