A Willful ‘Warrior’

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumna Sydney Petty confronts cancer unconventionally while attending school By Laurie B. Davis Sydney Petty was not a typical college student. During most of her time spent in school — racking up science credits, declaring her major in public health and then adding a pre-med concentration— she also was navigating The University of Toledo campus, […] More more »

Eclipse photos by UT alumnus featured on new stamp

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Vicki L. Kroll March 7, 1970, was on Fred Espenak’s (MS ’76) radar for years. “I was an amateur astronomer as a teenager, and I thought wow, it’s not that often a total eclipse crosses some part of the United States, so this may be my chance of a lifetime to see one,” he […] More more »

Trailblazer: Law grad makes history with U.S. Air Force JAG

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Kirsten M. Winek Even before she received her UT juris doctor May 6, Maysaa Ouza had made legal history. Just before graduation, she was selected as a new U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps attorney — the first Muslim hijabi selected for this role. Ouza’s family was influential in her decision to […] More more »

Doctor of pharmacy students raise their giving through TAP/P4 Challenge

July 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Laurie Davis What’s the real-world value of $75? For a student in The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, that amount of money could help pay rent, buy groceries, pay for utilities or even go toward tuition. No matter how it’s sliced, $75 is a generous gift for a student who […] More more »

A Legacy of Rocket Pride

May 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Parents subtlely influence younger generations to enroll at UT By Laurie B. Davis They loved being a part of the community spirit at The University of Toledo, including the football games, tailgating, Homecoming and, of course, that Rocket-Falcon rivalry. They made new lifelong friends, volunteered, played sports or cheered on others. They were challenged and […] More more »

‘Monstrous Nature’

May 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Authors reveal how horror films create human and non-human monsters in eco-cinema book By Laurie B. Davis In the film “Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo,” viewers learn how much the Japanese love insects. The Japanese do not fear holding them and, in fact, they value insects. The closeness to nature that the Japanese intertwine with their […] More more »

Alumni Association Annual Meeting

May 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Nearly 300 people from around the country attended the Alumni Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting in the sun-splashed Koester Alumni Pavilion on May 13. The annual networking event included recognition of some of the Alumni Association’s more than 50 scholarship recipients.  The College of Law Alumni Affiliate was recognized as the affiliate of the year, the […] More more »

‘New York Super Recruiter’ named Volunteer of the Year

April 27th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Alumnus converts prospective students on Long Island into enrolled UT Rockets By Laurie B. Davis On campus, and especially during Homecoming, he’s known as The University of Toledo’s “New York Super Recruiter.” His ride for the Homecoming Day Parade, the “Jambulance,” is decked out like a Toledo Rocket mascot, and for four months out of […] More more »

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