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April 27th, 2017 Posted in UToledo in the news
President discusses accomplishments, challenges in address

The University of Toledo is strong and can be stronger, President Sharon Gaber said Wednesday during her first state of the university address.

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UT part of regional team awarded millions to support tech startups

The University of Toledo partnered with ProMedica, Mercy Health and Bowling Green State University to form the collaborative regional organization called NextTech to help generate high-tech jobs by supporting startup companies.

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UT debuts new recruitment video

The University of Toledo is trying a new way to bring prospective students to the school with a recruitment video.

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Couple gives $1 million for endowed professorship in accounting

Alan H. Barry and his wife, Karen A. Barry, have given their alma mater a $1 million gift to establish an endowment that supports the Alan H. and Karen A. Barry Endowed Professorship in Accounting at The University of Toledo.

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University libraries receive largest gift to date

The University of Toledo Libraries has received a bequest of $500,000 from the estate of Dorothy MacKenzie Price. It is the largest gift in the libraries’ history.

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UT Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute on sex trafficking

Local leaders in the fight against human trafficking called for the community to think first of the teenage victim in the high-profile arrests of two Toledo men accused of engaging in repeated sexual acts with a minor.

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UT president creates task force on sexual assault awareness and prevention

University of Toledo President Sharon L. Gaber has created an ad hoc task force on sexual assault awareness and prevention to compare UT’s practices and policies to best practices at other universities.

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UT selected for national leadership project for student-athletes and coaches focused on sexual assault prevention

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded The University of Toledo approximately $10,000 worth of training and curriculum to participate in the Healthy Masculinity Campus Athletics Project.

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Clothesline Project provides healing experience for sexual assault survivors

UT screens ‘I am Jane Doe’

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

UTMC nursing students join forces with Lucas County DART

UT incubator effort leads to bone graft material

OsteoNovus Inc., a biomedical startup that this week received federal regulatory approval for a new synthetic bone-graft material, is closing in on a deal that would jump-start sales and likely push the company to profitability before the end of the year.

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UT research shines, sets perovskite solar cell world record for efficiency

With the depletion of nonrenewable energy sources and the increase of pollution, researchers have turned to finding ways to harness clean energy from cheap alternative sources.

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University recognizes faculty and staff for advising, research, teaching and outreach work

UT outstanding advisers, researchers and teachers, and recipients of the Edith Rathbun Award for Outreach and Engagement, were honored last week.

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Portman: Wetlands sites ‘working’

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) pledged his continued support Tuesday for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $300 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, as well as the agency in general and other agencies vital to Lake Erie programs and monitoring its algal blooms.

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UTMC named a leader in LGBT healthcare equality

The University of Toledo Medical Center has been recognized as a 2017 “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for its commitment to the equal treatment of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning patients.

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New inpatient detox unit at UT

The University of Toledo Medical Center has 10 beds for patients.

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Class aimed at helping firms export more products

Toledo-area companies sold $4B overseas in 2015

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Cuts to NIH funding could hurt biomedical research

Human Donation Science program at UT

Big Event day of service at UT

RockeTHON raises money for children’s health care

Walk for Water 5K

It’s called the ‘Walk for Water 5K,’ an annual event at The University of Toledo.

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Co-founder of Earth Day spent her early years in Toledo

As the nation observes the 47th Earth Day celebration this year, most people in Northwest Ohio probably don’t realize that a key player in the creation of this perennial event was a woman who spent her childhood and early adult years in Toledo.

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UT campus receives innovator award for student housing

American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC), the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing properties in the United States, today announced that the company was recognized for five awards at the 2017 Interface Conference’s 7th Annual Innovator Awards, sponsored by Student Housing Business magazine.

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UT legends pay it forward

Chuck Ealey led The University of Toledo Football Rockets to 35 straight victories in the late sixties and early seventies.

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Women’s basketball team ranks 27th nationally in attendance for 2016-17 season

The NCAA released its final home attendance numbers for the 2016-17 campaign last week, and the UT women’s basketball team finished No. 27 in the country, averaging 3,744 fans per contest.

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