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May 30th, 2017 Posted in UToledo in the news
The University of Toledo’s $3.3B economic impact

The University of Toledo’s impact to the region’s economy totals $3.3 billion, according to a comprehensive study by UT economists.

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UT students become grads in Glass Bowl ceremony

On a sunny and nearly cloudless Sunday, newly minted University of Toledo graduates celebrated spring commencement in the Glass Bowl, marking the ceremony’s return to the outdoor stadium for the first time in nearly a decade.

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Enrollment, giving increases touted at meeting of Rotary

University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber touted recent achievements — from growing enrollment to doubling the alumni giving rate — at a Rotary Club of Toledo meeting Monday.

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UT names columnist first ‘national board member’

Sports columnist and Toledo native Christine Brennan is being named as the University of Toledo Board of Trustees’ first “national board member.”

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Former UT professor returning as College of Arts and Letters dean

Charlene Gilbert, a former University of Toledo professor and chair of its Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, will return to campus as dean of UT’s College of Arts and Letters.

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New dean selected to lead College of Nursing

The future of nursing education at The University of Toledo will be in the hands of a leader and scholar with a passion for pediatrics whose research focuses on helping children and families cope with traumatic situations.

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Women’s basketball coach signs extension through 2024-25 campaign

The University of Toledo and Head Women’s Basketball Coach Tricia Cullop have agreed to a contract extension through the 2024-25 campaign, UT Vice President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced May 17.

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Interim VP of student affairs named

The University of Toledo Division of Student Affairs is transitioning through a leadership change.

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UT ranked 66th in nation for technology transfer, commercialization

The University of Toledo is ranked 66th in the nation by the Milken Institute’s Center for Jobs and Human Capital in its list of Best Universities for Technology Transfer.

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UT, Dana partner to entice minorities to engineering

Dana Inc. and the University of Toledo have launched a partnership program that they hope will encourage more black high school students to pursue careers within the engineering field — and potentially place them in a job once they get their degree.

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UT library undergoing big change

The Carlson Library on the University of Toledo’s main campus will undergo a dramatic exterior transformation this summer.

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UT students research and present studies on invasive species/algal bloom during conference on Lake Erie

The effort to revitalize the Ottawa River

UTPD active shooter training

Red headed woodpecker research

UT class investigates mock crime scene

Students work diligently to examine evidence, prepare for trial.

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Tobacco 21 ordinance

SCOTUS backs debt collectors on stale claims in bankruptcy

Debt collectors and the debt buying industry—a $13 billion industry—got a big victory May 15 when the U.S. Supreme Court held that they don’t violate federal law when they pursue debts in bankruptcy that they know are beyond reach due to time limits ( Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson , U.S., No. 16-348, 5/15/17 ).

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International fest at UT emphasizes fun side of diversity

UT senior David Radford visits the Japanese ‘learn the language’ table run by Sean Jones, center, and Mallory Koepke, during International Festival.

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UT giving out professional clothing for students in need

UTMC nurse named ‘Champion for Children’

Katie Bush, a sexual assault nurse examiner at UT Medical Center, recently received another award for her dedication to helping those in need.

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Rockets continue to land impressive Academic Progress Rate scores

The NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rate (APR) figures for the four-year period from 2012-13 to 2015-16, and The University of Toledo received very impressive scores across the board.

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UT football to play at Michigan State in 2020

The University of Toledo football team will play at Michigan State in 2020, UT Vice President and Athletic Director Mike O’Brien announced yesterday.

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How I got my groove back after getting tenure

Eight years ago, I suffered a long-term bout of post-tenure blues. I was pretty sick of myself as both a researcher and a teacher, and I lacked enthusiasm for any part of my job. I wrote about my melancholy on my now-defunct academic blog, which helped, especially since I received useful suggestions from readers. It also helped to know that I was not alone. But it took some time to develop new habits and kick those blues.

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9 interesting facts about the lefties we love

Left-handed people make up 10 percent of the human population on average, but chances are you know a southpaw. Why some people are left-handed has always been a bit of a puzzle, but researchers have found some interesting defining leftie characteristics that highlight the differences from the right-handed majority. Here are just a few of them.

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Color Chicago’s smallest inhabitants on these cool coloring book pages

Taaja Tucker believes amphipods, water bears, isopods, crayfish, giant water bugs and larval catfish should be celebrated in color.

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Therapy dog visits patients in UT Medical Center and the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center

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