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January 30th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in In The News
UTMC to remain teaching hospital

University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber laid out details for the future of the University of Toledo Medical Center, including that it will remain a university-owned teaching hospital, retain emergency services, and not reduce staff.

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Enrollment on rise at UT

The University of Toledo has 372 more students enrolled for spring semester than at the same time last year, reflecting continued efforts to recruit and retain additional students.

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UT first campus in country with Blue and Gold Star memorial markers

The University of Toledo is nationally recognized as the first university campus in the country to simultaneously honor all service members of the armed forces and the families who lost a loved one defending the United States by dedicating both a Blue Star Memorial marker and a Gold Star Memorial marker.

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Nigerian man with face tumor, treated like outcast, now a fourth year medical student at UT

Victor Chukwueke, a medical student University of Toledo has every reason to be grateful to God for where he is currently.

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UT student uses hacked data to map cheating spouses, analyze characteristics

Relationships depend on partners making time for one another.

That sounds simple, but it’s a challenge many couples face — particularly those in which one partner commutes to work, said Amy LaRoche, a licensed marriage and family therapist based in Fairfield.

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Pancreatic cancer survivor credits aggressive, unconventional treatment at UT in successful fight

Gerri Musser of Oregon, Ohio, didn’t think she would be around to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with her family.

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UT astronomer selected as member of elite NASA group focused on cosmic origins

A University of Toledo astronomer who specializes in the formation of stars and planets has been named to a 12-member NASA advisory group.

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Experts caution that headphones, earbuds can take a toll on hearing

The sound of music is nearly as pervasive as the air we breathe.

It’s on the television during shows and commercials. It plays in our vehicles while driving to work. It hovers overhead in most stores where we shop.

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MLK Unity Celebration at UT

“Uncle Martin,” as Donzaleigh Abernathy called the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., pushed her to overcome her fear, just like he did the nation’s.

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December 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in In The News
UT leader: Result of work for better rank will take time

University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber told an audience of business leaders that the university is committed to improving its national rank but cautioned it will take time to see results of that work.

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UT campus master plan


UT, BGSU hold their fall commencement ceremonies

Much has been said about the millennial generation, Timothy Snyder said Saturday to a packed Savage Arena, and plenty of it has been negative.

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Board of Trustees approve conversion to 15-week semesters

The University of Toledo will offer 15-week semesters beginning in the 2017-18 academic year to provide students with more flexibility for success in the classroom and experiential learning opportunities.

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UT awarded Department of Commerce innovation grant to invest in academic researchers throughout Northwest Ohio

The U.S. Department of Commerce awarded The University of Toledo $500,000 to help launch startup companies, move ideas to market, and spur job creation through faculty research.

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UT Medical Center earns national safety recognition

An increased focus on patient safety has earned The University of Toledo Medical Center a place on a ranking by Consumer Reports of the country’s safest teaching hospitals.

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Human trafficking victim aid boosted with Toledo Community Foundation grants

An effort to coordinate services for area human trafficking victims received a $75,000 boost from the Toledo Community Foundation.

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PhD student searches for Earth-like planet


Emotional abuse in childhood may mean migraine later

Emotional abuse during childhood packs more of a wallop than physical or even sexual abuse when it comes to increasing odds of migraine later in life, researchers said.

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UT astronomer selected as member of elite NASA group focus on cosmic origins

A University of Toledo astronomer who specializes in the formation of stars and planets has been named to a 12-member NASA advisory group.

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UT students Relay for Life

It’s the season of giving and this 12 hour relay is raising tens of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.

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Toledo’s bell towers are a ‘voice to the community’

For churches and universities throughout northwest Ohio, ringing in the holidays is a literal affair.

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Art student restores globe in Carlson Library

What the globe in Carlson Library needed was love, sweet love. And some new paint.

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November 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in In The News
Lancelot Thompson Student Union

The University of Toledo’s student union, built a year before Lancelot Thompson became UT’s first full-time black faculty member, now bears his name.

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2016 Great Lakes water conference


Electrical engineering student inspires Linkedin campaign

Tyrone Jacobs Jr.’s drive to succeed is larger-than-life — like the ginormous image of him on a wall at LinkedIn headquarters in California.

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Commerce grant extends UT technology research


UTMC named outstanding performer in federal program

The University of Toledo Medical Center has been recognized by Vizient’s Hospital Engagement Network as an Outstanding Performer for its efforts toward achieving patient safety goals.

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Veterans Day event at UT

Two local World War II veterans received France’s highest national decoration Friday for their youthful valor as they fought for the country’s freedom.

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UT named 2017 military friendly school

The University of Toledo has been recognized as a top school for supporting student veterans.

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National advocacy board recognizes UT physician for groundbreaking research

Recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on syncope and disorders of the autonomic nervous system, Dr. Blair Grubb, UT Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Program, recently was honored for his groundbreaking work in dysautonomia research.

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Undergraduate student presents cancer research at global conference

A junior studying biology at The University of Toledo is one of 200 students around the globe chosen to participate this week at the inaugural World Congress on Undergraduate Research.

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UT business incubator gets $50,000 from U.S.

The money will be used by UT’s Toledo LaunchPad Incubation Program, which helps business ventures move from concept to commercialization.

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Your Netflix binging could be damaging your health

We’re all guilty of cancelling plans on a particularly rainy eve (or any time, if we’re honest) in favour of settling in for a night of sheet masks, pinot and Netflix. All the Netflix.

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UT students register sports fans to be bone marrow donors


Rocket quarterback named Heisman contender

Junior quarterback Logan Woodside has been notified by the Heisman Trophy Trust that he is a contender for the 2016 Heisman Trophy and a candidate to be one of the finalists for the prestigious award given annually to the best football player in the country.

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October 27th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in In The News
UT increases enrollment, reversing five-year trend

The number of students taking classes at The University of Toledo in the fall semester increased by 267 students, marking the first enrollment gain in six years.

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UT gets $3.3M+ grant to study PTSD

A five-year, $3.38 million federal grant to the University of Toledo Health Science Campus will help researchers study post-traumatic stress disorder in civilian patients treated at local emergency departments.

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UT secures midlevel ranking in global study

The University of Toledo held on to its middle-of-the-pack place in an international ranking of universities released Wednesday.

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Two couples each give UT gifts of $1M

A former high school Spanish teacher and University of Toledo graduate gave $1 million to the education college at her alma mater.

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Student Union to be named after Lancelot C.A. Thompson

The University of Toledo will rename the Student Union building on campus in honor of the late Lancelot C.A. Thompson, a retired chemistry professor and vice president of student affairs who died last week.

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UT receives grant to expand sex assault response

UT announced the grant from the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday. The grant will allow UT to expand the center’s services and pay to train members of the university community on sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and dating violence.

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Researcher at UT gets grant to study algal toxin filtration

A University of Toledo researcher has received a $224,937 grant to help make filters at conventional water-treatment plants, including Toledo’s Collins Park Water Treatment Plant, operate more efficiently at removing algal toxins by better understanding how bacteria works.

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UT astronomer helps capture first sharp image of famous exploding star’s raging winds


Human trafficking conference at UT


College Credit Plus

A popular state program that allows high schoolers to take college courses at no cost needs to be reformed, according to representatives of school districts that foot the tuition and textbook bill.

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Civil rights leader Andrew Young visits UT

Civil-rights leader Andrew Young advised a Toledo audience to look at the problems the country faces today from an economic point of view instead of from a racial one.

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Lymphedema expert speaks at UT


Science center gets early education grant

Toledo’s Imagination Station received more than $300,000 Tuesday to help with early childhood education in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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UT hosts panel on diversity and inclusion


‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur tells his story to UT crowd

Daymond John wanted to get something out of the way right up front during his presentation at the University of Toledo. He wasn’t going to be getting into microeconomics or financial best practices.

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UT football players spend the day at Mom’s House

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September 6th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in In The News
Grad student trying to save rare songbird wins award at international conference

When golden-winged warblers and their sweet, buzzy voices take flight on the long journey south wearing what look like miniature backpacks, Gunnar Kramer worries how many will return in the spring.

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Reverse osmosis seen as solution for toxin

Through a new research project, a University of Toledo scientist believes he can show that reverse osmosis — a technology pioneered in the 1960s to take salt out of seawater — could likewise remove any algal toxins that get into tap water like they did for three days during the 2014 Toledo water crisis.

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Iraqi doctors learn ER system at UT

In the war-torn country of Iraq, hospital emergency departments are slow to deliver medical care and nurses are not empowered to jump in and help patients immediately.

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UT engineering professor on WikiLeaks


UTPD police chief on UT alert system


UT awarded MAC honor for overall academic achievement

The University of Toledo has been named the winner of the 2015-16 Mid-American Conference Institutional Academic Achievement Award. Toledo posted an overall athletic grade point average (GPA) of 3.235 for the 2015-16 academic year based on its 377 student-athletes across 16 sports.

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MAC honors UT men’s sports for highest GPA rank

UT male student-athletes have been named the recipients of the 2015-16 Mid-American Conference Faculty Athletics Representative Academic Achievement Award.

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Freshman design project leads engineering students to El Salvador

Four students from UT’s College of Engineering traveled with Dr. Glenn Lipscomb to El Salvador this summer to install a water treatment unit they built earlier in the year.

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Big event fall day of service

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