UToledo in the News

June 21st, 2019 Posted in UToledo in the news
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Breakthrough in new material to harness solar power could transform energy

The most affordable, efficient way to harness the cleanest, most abundant renewable energy source in the world is one step closer to reality.

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Inexpensive agricultural waste product can remove microcystin from water new UToledo research finds

Scientists at The University of Toledo have discovered that rice husks can effectively remove microcystin from water, a finding that could have far-reaching implications for communities along the Great Lakes and across the developing world.

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UToledo professors invent safer way to treat prostate cancer


Toledo astronomer leads world committee fueling Hubble Space Telescope discoveries

This summer’s 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing also marks a major life milestone for The University of Toledo astronomer who is a world leader in her particularly male-dominated field.

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Research links fracking to higher radon levels in Ohio homes

A new study at The University of Toledo connects the proximity of fracking to higher household concentrations of radon gas, the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.

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UToledo public health expert awarded Fulbright grant to Taiwan

A University of Toledo public health expert will spend six weeks in Taiwan this spring to help one of that country’s top universities internationalize its public health curriculum.

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UToledo scholar awarded Fulbright to Sudan for next academic year

Dr. Asma Abdel Halim’s quarter century of research questioning the breach and progress of Muslim women’s human rights is personal.

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Art faculty member awarded Ohio Arts Council grant

Deborah Orloff, professor of photography and associate chair of The University of Toledo Department of Art, has received an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council for her body of work, “Elusive Memory.”

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UToledo precision medicine researcher edits premier textbook on cellular response to stress

Within every living cell are microscopic proteins that play the role of chaperone when things get dicey.

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UToledo student studying suicide and opioids awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship

Margaret Baer, a first-year doctoral student in The University of Toledo Department of Psychology, uses science to help make sense of suicide and substance use, leading causes of death in the United States.

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College of Health and Human Services’ interim dean announced

Interim Provost Karen Bjorkman has announced Dr. Barry Scheuermann’s appointment as interim dean of the College of Health and Human Services, effective July 1, following Dr. Christopher Ingersoll’s resignation late last month.

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UTMC dysautonomia expert wins patient choice award

The University of Toledo and Dr. Blair Grubb have been recognized by the Dysautonomia Support Network for innovative research into a group of conditions that affect the body’s autonomic nervous system.

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Huntington, UToledo partner to create new Opportunity Scholarship

A new scholarship made possible with a generous gift from Huntington Bank will power opportunity for University of Toledo students to achieve their educational goals.

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UToledo featured in NBC Nightly News salute to the Class of 2019


Measles: Symptoms, treatment and vaccination

Measles, also called rubeola, is a viral infection that’s one of the most contagious infectious diseases in the world. The disease is marked by symptoms that are similar to a common cold, as well as a characteristic red rash. Between 2000 and 2010, the global incidence of measles decreased by 66% and the mortality caused by the disease decreased 74%, according to a report published in the journal The Lancet. Less than two decades ago, measles was almost wiped out in the United States, thanks to vaccines.

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Cancer survivors celebrate at Dana Cancer Center

A retired University of Toledo professor told an assembly of fellow cancer survivors in South Toledo that focus, courage, calm, trust, and optimism were what helped her pull through.

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UTMC dietitians offer advice as part of citywide wellness initiative

Dietitians from The University of Toledo Medical Center are helping with a citywide initiative to help Toledoans shed a few extra pounds and improve the overall wellness of the community.

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Toledo’s fight against Alzheimer’s


Top undergraduate majors at the best medical schools

Megan Schwehr always knew she wanted to be a doctor, even though she didn’t decide on her major until her sophomore year of college.

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Algal bloom sensors readied at UToledo Lake Erie Center


Boat tour highlights projects to clean up waterways


UToledo student newspaper ends its independence from University

After nearly two decades of editorial independence from The University of Toledo, its student-run newspaper will re-establish legal and financial ties with the institution this fall.

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Toledo Excel students learn about life on a college campus


CampMed program provides students introduction to a medical career

A few lucky incoming high school freshmen got a taste of a career in medicine at the CampMed program.

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Area students attend 17th annual Latino Youth Summit


Earth and Science Exploration Day at UToledo Ritter Planetarium


Athletic program connects kids to sports at UToledo


Millennials are living and working in Toledo

After college, Daniel Woodcock knew he wanted to live and work in a city where he could have an impact — so the decision to stay in Toledo was an easy one.

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Rockets earn record 3.294 grade point average spring semester

When it was announced two weeks ago that University of Toledo student-athletes had earned a school-record grade point average of 3.294 in the 2019 spring semester, Vice President and Director of Athletics Mike O’Brien was elated.

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