Library renovations to include new veterans lounge named for UT alumnus

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

By Meghan Cunningham The second phase of renovations underway at Carlson Library will include a new veterans lounge, a glass wall spanning several stories allowing for more natural light, and an expanded concourse when you enter the building. The $3 million renovations funded by state capital dollars will focus on the first and second floors […] More more »

Alumna leads public art project at Toledo Correctional Institution

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

Criminal justice reform is in the spotlight. Across partisan lines, public figures are talking about a need to reform criminal justice policy, especially sentencing and the prison population. The United States holds 4.4 percent of the world’s population, but 22 percent of its prisoners, according to the Sentencing Project. Roughly 2.2 million people are incarcerated […] More more »

The University of Toledo Year In Review

December 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Under the direction of President Sharon Gaber and with the support of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, many great things were accomplished at the University of Toledo in 2016.  Here is a recap of a few of the many newsworthy moments from this year: January The Ohio Attorney General’s Office awards UT $214,000 to […] More more »

Alumna’s gift makes holiday bright for one UT student

December 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Vicki L. Kroll Daniela Somaroo hopped in her car Dec. 18 in Detroit and drove down I-75 to visit friends in Toledo — and to make one special delivery. First stop for the UT alumna: the home of Dr. Sammy Spann, assistant provost for international studies and programs. She handed Spann a check for […] More more »

Life’s Challenges Can’t Stop Michael Roberts

November 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

Toledo senior overcomes a difficult childhood and family tragedy to become one of the nation’s best tight ends By Paul Helgren, University of Toledo Associate Athletic Director for Communications Something in Michael Roberts just snapped. And it wasn’t the first time, either. He was used to the teasing from the other kids. That was nothing […] More more »

A century of preparing educators: Judith Herb College of Education celebrates 100 years

October 27th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Dr. Edward A. Janak UT associate professor and chair of foundations of education Throughout its history, The University of Toledo has seen its mission as fulfilling the needs of the city. The Judith Herb College of Education has demonstrated this notion for a century. UT started as a municipal university — The University of […] More more »

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