UT in the News

November 1st, 2018 Posted in In The News
Local business leader appointed to UT Board of Trustees

Stephen (Steve) Ciucci, president and CEO of Toledo Molding & Die Inc., is the newest member of The University of Toledo Board of Trustees.

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UT President on Leading Edge


UT President named to NCAA strategic plan committee

UT President Sharon L. Gaber will be helping with the NCAA’s strategic plan.

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UT gets $1 million gift to study pancreatic cancer

Toledo businessman Hal Fetterman and his wife, Susan Fetterman, have pledged $1 million to The University of Toledo to fund new research into treatments for pancreatic cancer, the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

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UT research award dollars reach five-year high

The University of Toledo researchers brought in $27.1 million in new grants to fund research during the 2018 fiscal year, contributing to a five-year high in external research funding.

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UT faculty awarded $1.3 million in federal grants for medical research, education, technology

Faculty members at The University of Toledo were awarded $1.3 million in federal grants for projects related to opioid abuse, mental health, cancer and antimicrobial technology.

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UT researchers awarded nearly half a million dollars for breast cancer research

A University of Toledo cancer researcher has received nearly $450,000 in grant funding from Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio to continue his research into triple negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease that frequently develops resistance to existing chemotherapies.

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UT study details link between social media and sex trafficking

Social media is increasingly being exploited to contact, recruit and sell children for sex, according to a study by The University of Toledo Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute.

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UT connects people around the world at human trafficking conference


A no-pain gain to combat hypertension: UT research finds way to mimic exercise’s blood pressure lowering effects

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded nearly $1 million in federal grants to two scientists at The University of Toledo for research projects examining cell behaviors that can lead to the development of better medicines to treat cancer, cardiovascular disease and autoimmune disease.

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UT research discovers link between refined dietary fiber, gut bacteria and liver cancer

Many of the processed foods we find on grocery store shelves have been loaded up with highly refined soluble fibers such as inulin, a popular probiotic that recently received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to be marketed as health-promoting.

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UT researcher working toward a cure for Alzheimer’s


UTMC patient who needs kidney transplant receives life-saving surprise


UT, Toledo Museum of Art partner to advance visual literacy

The University of Toledo and Toledo Museum of Art announced Friday a strengthened partnership that will advance visual literacy education.

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Two UT faculty members honored by American Chemical Society

Dr. Amanda Bryant-Friedrich and Dr. Paul Erhardt were recognized at the American Chemical Society’s fall national meeting last month in Boston.

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State honors UT algae expert

Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey visited The University of Toledo Lake Erie Center Oct. 22 to honor UT’s harmful algal bloom expert for his role leading the state’s Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative, which consists of more than 30 science teams at universities across the state seeking solutions to address toxic algae in Lake Erie.

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UT conference shines light on domestic violence


Clothesline Project shares sexual assault survivors’ stories at UT


UT partners with county leaders to provide Narcan training at high school


UT expanding education across medical school about opioid use disorder


Technology Takes the Wheel seminar at UT


UT alumnus discusses sturgeon release in Maumee River


UT law students react to Kavanaugh hearing


Do roundabouts make driving safer?


Cancer patients find hope, comfort and support at Renee’s Survivor Shop

Cancer patients and survivors commonly experience unpleasant symptoms or changes in appearance stemming from either the disease itself or the treatments used to fight it. In some cases, the physical or emotional toll of these side effects can be significant, potentially even interfering with patients’ recovery. The good news is, patients grappling with cancer-related side effects can find hope, comfort, and support at Renee’s Survivor Shop, conveniently located in The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center at The University of Toledo Medical Center.

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UT following elementary mindfulness program


Toledo Public Schools students receive donation of 1,300 books

Women & Philanthropy and the Judith Herb College of Education at The University of Toledo donated more than 1,300 new books to Toledo Public Schools.

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Jewish students at UT, BG celebrate Sukkot as a community

If the first hints of fall evoke apple-picking for some and a high school football game for others, then for Hannah Kramer, 20, it’s a picnic-style meal in her family’s sukkah.

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UT choral activities director sings praises of Toledo

Bradley Pierson, director of choral activities at the University of Toledo, begins his fourth season in the artistic life of northwest Ohio this year. An affable soul with a passion for making music, Pierson is a dyed-in-the-wool supporter of all things Toledo.

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Glass Bowl ranked No.4 stadium in country in national fan poll

The Glass Bowl has been ranked by fans as the No. 4 college football stadium in the country, according to a new poll conducted by Podium.com.

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