UToledo in the News

November 19th, 2019 Posted in UToledo in the news
UToledo physicists receive $5.7 million in federal funding for solar research


UToledo partners with national lab for auto material research


UToledo is deploying innovative tools to protect drinking water

Collaborative research identifies resourceful solutions. Since the 2014 algal bloom crisis in Lake Erie, UToledo has ensured the quality of drinking water for hundreds of thousands in the region through creative approaches embracing technology and microbiology.

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Researchers aim to decode intestinal dangers of microcystin

Every year, harmful algal blooms contaminate the waters of our very own Lake Erie, as well as other freshwater environments around the world. In fact, harmful algal blooms have affected every region of the United States and are growing in frequency all over the world. Currently, over 40 percent of lakes and reservoirs in Europe, Asia, and America have the right conditions for algal blooms

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Report examines state progress in implementing Great Lakes compact

The University of Toledo College of Law’s Legal Institute of the Great Lakes released a new report assessing the progress each of the eight Great Lakes states has made in implementing the terms of the 2008 interstate compact that ushered in a new era of water management and conservation in the Great Lakes region.

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NSF awards grant to help UToledo teach cybersecurity to high school students


President recognized by alma mater

The University of Toledo President Sharon L. Gaber has been recognized by the University of Southern California as a pioneering academic leader.

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Water chemistry lab honors pioneering researcher

The University of Toledo recently dedicated a new laboratory in honor of Dr. Nina McClelland, an alumna and lifelong pursuant of improving water quality and ensuring safe drinking water for the public.

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Prostitution being considered in Toledo woman’s death

A woman found shot and killed in a North Toledo alley had a history of prostitution, but police can’t say yet whether that contributed to her death.

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UToledo Police, Ohio State Highway Patrol to build shared facility

The University of Toledo and the Ohio State Highway Patrol will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for a $6.5 million shared facility near the university’s campus.

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UToledo jumps 43 spots in ‘Best for Vets’ ranking


UToledo honors veterans with annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair


Almost 90 percent of UToledo Law graduates pass bar exam on first try

Almost 90 percent of University of Toledo College of Law graduates successfully passed the July bar exam on the first try, marking the strongest showing by students in the past decade.

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Doctoral student receives counseling fellowship

Clark D. Ausloos, a doctoral candidate in The University of Toledo’s Counselor Education Program, is one of 20 students in the country selected for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program.

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Students win problem-solving competition with new tire-pressure technology

A team of students from The University of Toledo College of Engineering’s Maker Society won first place in the Lawrence Technological University’s Innovation Encounter, a competition infusing creativity and challenge into an entrepreneurial boot camp.

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Pitch and Pour competition at UToledo helps get entrepreneurs started


Day of Giving support grows to $859,990

Alumni and friends, faculty and staff, students and UToledo retirees came together to support “Rocket Forward: You Launch Lives,” the third annual Day of Giving fundraising campaign. A total of 2,778 donors contributed $859,990 to the campaign, which took place Oct. 15 and 16.

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University of Toledo students helped curate new TMA exhibition

An exhibition of work put together by University of Toledo students in coordination with a curator opens Saturday at the Toledo Museum of Art.

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How a former Air Force mechanic, 29, built a $4 million business with a simple device to hold tools

Tom Burden, now 29, was working as an Air Force mechanic on the F-16 fighter jet in 2013, and was frustrated by how his tools kept slipping. That meant that either he had to climb down a ladder from the wing–nearly seven feet in the air–each time he needed a new tool or have someone else act as a runner for him.

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Toledo student-athletes earn 92% graduation success rate

The University of Toledo received a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 92% for its athletic department in the latest figures released by the NCAA. That figure ranks second among the 12 schools in the Mid-American Conference, just 1% behind Miami University’s score of 93 percent.

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UToledo nursing students donate hygiene kits to homeless

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