UT in the News

August 29th, 2017 Posted in UToledo in the news
President Sharon Gaber on Conklin and Company

President Sharon Gaber on Leading Edge with Jerry Anderson

UT recognized for low student debt

The University of Toledo graduates have the lowest student loan debt among the state’s public colleges, according to a recent analysis of student debt by LendEDU.

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UT wins national award for excellence, innovation in teacher education

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) honored The University of Toledo with its Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education in recognition of a successful program that engages teachers and parents in supporting a young child’s natural curiosity through interactive, inquiry-based science lessons.

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New dean selected to lead UT libraries

A librarian with more than 30 years of experience in academic libraries and museums will join The University of Toledo as the leader of University Libraries effective Aug. 1.

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UT official takes on new role

Sammy Spann wants to give University of Toledo students “real-world” life experiences to complement the subject matter they learn in the classroom. He’s hopeful his new role with the public university will allow him to do just that.

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Solar eclipse viewing at UT

Birds, chimps, your dog: Solar eclipses prompt some unusual behaviors

As soon as the moon blackened the face of the sun in a total solar eclipse, the hens crowded together. Gulls stopped flying, Sparrows and crows turned silent while horses and cattle sniffed the air. Bees began to buzz.

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UT task force recommends expanding sexual misconduct education

Create a Title IX committee, strengthen training on preventing and reporting sexual misconduct, and reinforce a campus culture that does not tolerate sexual assault — those are just a few of the 27 recommendations submitted by a University of Toledo task force charged with reviewing practices and policies related to sexual assault awareness and prevention.

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UT researchers looking at 2017 algae bloom

UTMC Detox Center

UT psychologist challenges accuracy of method to interview child witnesses

Move-in 2017

UT raises free-speech grade

The University of Toledo became freer this year, according to a free-speech advocacy group.

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Protestors march for love and unity

More than 200 people joined a rally on the University of Toledo campus Sunday to voice opposition to the white supremacy movement that surfaced the previous weekend in a violent confrontation with counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va.

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College of Medicine and Life Sciences white coat ceremony

Vinaya Gogineni of Dayton is cloaked by Senior Associate Dean Dr. James Kleshinski during the University of Toledo’s White Coat Ceremony in Nitschke Hall Auditorium. The annual ceremony, conducted by the UT College of Medicine and Life Sciences, recognizes first-year medical students at the former Medical College of Ohio.

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Students in need of food can find meals at UT’s student food pantry

It’s not just the jobless and the homeless who have trouble finding meals; students can fall into the unfortunate category as well.

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UT professor learns first-hand how pets can heal

University of Toledo human-animal bond researcher Janet Hoy-Gerlach had major surgery for colon cancer at Toledo Hospital. Ms. Hoy-Gerlach’s dog, Henderson, has been a key part of her recovery. The 2-year-old Shih Tzu-Chihuahua mix never trained for it but just does it.

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Local students with disabilities spend summer living on campus for college prep

“This has been eye-opening and life-changing,” said 21-year-old Elijah Shaffer of Toledo as he waits patiently in his wheelchair for the elevator at Horton International House, a residence hall on The University of Toledo Main Campus.

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Scientist trying to revive sturgeon receives fellowship

A fish scientist helping to bring the sturgeon back to Lake Erie has been named as a finalist for a national fellowship.

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Renewed efforts bring native plants back to Toledo

A monarch lands on milkweed in a garden of native plants at the home of Todd Crail in South Toledo.

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Art on the Mall 2017

Shannon Sullivan, of Maumee, Drew Pfeiffer, and his mom, Mandy Brown, both of Toledo, begin a painting with Wine & Canvas painting instructor Casey Becker, right, at the 25th annual University of Toledo Alumni Association Art on the Mall on Sunday.

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An extraordinary academic, the Chandra Collection at the University of Toledo

An extraordinary academic, few Indians know about the huge and poignant tribute that the United States has paid to their distinguished compatriot: the late Dr. Sripati Chandrasekhar (November 1918-June 2001). And, by extension, to India. Indeed, the University of Toledo has preserved papers documenting Sripati’s life and research for the benefit of other scholars. Sripati’s collection is housed at UT’s Carlson Library’s Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections.

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Shocker: Professors like to be paid

Online classes are commonplace, and hybrid courses and active-learning initiatives are gaining ground at small private colleges and large public universities alike. Some institutions are even betting on active learning as the teaching method of the future.

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Walking tours let residents see the many sides of Toledo

Library, University of Toledo organize an in-depth look at city’s treasures

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Favored to win MAC, Toledo looks to take next step

High expectations are nothing new to the University of Toledo football team.

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Rockets visit historic Italian sights after long day of flights

UT president signs Packo’s bun

Engineering student wins big on ‘The Price is Right’

Since 1972, contestants on “The Price Is Right” have “come on down” for the chance to appear on television and win prizes. Jacob Mattoni, a UT student majoring in electrical engineering, never thought one day he would be among them.

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