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February 15th, 2019 Posted in UToledo in the news
UT scientists advance new technology to protect drinking water from Lake Erie algal toxins

Before the 2014 Toledo Water Crisis left half a million residents without safe drinking water for three days, Dr. Jason Huntley’s research at The University of Toledo focused on bacteria that cause pneumonia.

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UT researcher awarded $792,000 grant to further work on new way to detect early stage breast cancer

Without treatment, more than 40 percent of precancerous breast lesions could develop into invasive breast cancer.

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UT research looks at fiber as a trigger and cure for inflammatory bowel disease

New research from The University of Toledo’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences may give patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease a better roadmap for managing their symptoms by changing the type of fiber they eat during flare-ups.

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UT dean elected to executive committee of Association of American Law Schools

D. Benjamin Barros, dean of the UT College of Law, was elected to serve a three-year term on the executive committee of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) at its annual meeting in New Orleans this month.

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History scholar awarded fellowship to write book about female plantation owner during American Revolution

A history scholar at The University of Toledo has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that will allow her to spend the 2019-20 academic year writing the history of Mary Willing Byrd, one of the few women who ran a large plantation in the early American South.

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UTMC, county mental health boards partner to improve youth hospitalization services

Northwest Ohio adolescents with significant mental health concerns now have access to more substantial care to address their needs, thanks to an initiative at the University of Toledo Medical Center.

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UT’s Mulford Library will be renovated

University of Toledo students will soon be able to study in a new and improved Mulford Library on UT’s Health Science Campus.

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Doctoral student receives American Heart Association fellowship award

A University of Toledo graduate student has been awarded a highly competitive predoctoral fellowship grant from the American Heart Association.

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UT honors civil rights leader with MLK Unity Celebration


Conference for Aspiring Minority Youth serves up inspiration at UT


UT international students monitor crisis in Venezuela


Presentation on #MeToo Movement provides legal clarity to college students

More than a year after the rise of the #MeToo Movement, which uncovered the pervasiveness of sexual misconduct in American culture, University of Toledo officials held a public discussion to provide legal clarity to students and help them understand how the movement impacts students.

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UT students, volunteers pack meals to send to families in Haiti


First class of Toledo Fire Department paramedics among this year’s inductees to UT Emergency Medicine Wall of Honor


Girl Power Day at Imagination Station inspires STEM careers


UT students’ artwork chosen for billboards


UT celebrates Chinese New Year


UT research assistant talks about Jeopardy! experience


UT microbiologist’s four-day ‘Jeopardy!’ winning streak ends

He breezed through answers about the Federated States of Micronesia, Manuel Noriega, and chemistry catalysts, but Perrysburg resident John Presloid couldn’t help but smirk midway through the second of his five-episode Jeopardy! run.

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Jeopardy! champion discusses his four-day run and the game’s appeal to scientists

John Presloid fulfilled a lifelong dream when he entered the Jeopardy! studio as a contestant after passing his fourth audition. In episodes that aired last week and earlier this week, the University of Toledo research assistant in the department of medical microbiology and immunology, who specializes in studying Lyme disease, made the most of his opportunity with a four-day reign as champion in which he won $94,200 over his five days on the show.

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UT art professors creating ice sculptures at the Center for Visual Arts


Toledo signs No. 1 football class in MAC for third straight season

UT Head Coach Jason Candle announced yesterday the Rockets have added 20 signees and seven preferred walk-on student-athletes to the 2019 football recruiting class.

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Mascot makes kindergartner’s day, spreads Rocket cheer

Rocky made a special appearance last month to greet one of his biggest fans. After receiving kindergartner Eli Cordell’s email, UT’s mascot visited Delaware, Ohio, to surprise the Schultz Elementary School student.

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