UT in the News

September 14th, 2017 Posted in UToledo in the news
UT ranked Ohio’s best four-year college

The University of Toledo is the best four-year college in Ohio in a new ranking that focuses on affordability, flexibility and student services.

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Enrollment steady at UT while retention, academic preparedness improve

The University of Toledo continues to make strides in student success as it works to retain and graduate more students.

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UT debuts new Drinking Water Research Lab

Nearly $2.4 million federal grant awarded to help UT researcher turn algae into food source

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded The University of Toledo a nearly $2.4 million grant to find a faster, cleaner process to produce fuel using algae without needing to add concentrated carbon dioxide.

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Dr. Susanna Hapgood on UT’s $1 million NUTURES grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded The University of Toledo a nearly $1 million federal grant to continue, expand and further evaluate its successful, innovative program that engages teachers and parents in supporting a young child’s natural curiosity through interactive, inquiry-based science lessons.

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UT President releases statement on DACA

Community survey says Toledo Police viewed favorably by residents

Toledoans have a significantly higher approval rating of their city’s police department compared to the national average, according to results of a Community Relations Survey.

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Equifax’s delayed hack disclosure: Did it break the law?

Equifax waited weeks before alerting 143 million of its customers that a data breach exposed sensitive personal information like social security numbers.

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Here’s why bottled water is so expensive on Amazon right now

Expensive water is on sale at Amazon.com, prompting accusations that the e-commerce giant is gouging prices to capitalize on back-to-back catastrophic hurricanes afflicting Florida and Texas.

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Republicans suddenly seem to like unions again

Unions are enjoying a popularity surge, with more than 61 percent of adults in the United States saying they now approve of organized labor — a five-point jump from last year, according to a new Gallup poll. That’s the highest approval rating since 2003, when 65 percent of respondents said the same, but it comes as union membership is falling.

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Dr. Christine Mayer on Lake Erie fish decline

If toxic algae harms us, can it kill turtles?

OAK HARBOR — Wading around in a steamy marsh, up to your neck in dark, stained water and shin-deep in muck that is also home to leeches and a lot of other slimy things — this is no way for a college student to spend their summer break.

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Biologists swarm Sandusky River in search of grass carp invaders

FREMONT — A flotilla of boats was on the lower Sandusky River this past week, doggedly searching for what biologists hoped they would never find there — grass carp — one of the invasive Asian carps that present an ominous threat to the Great Lakes.

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Grass carp egg discovery could be bad news for Ohio’s wetlands

Researchers recently announced the discovery of over 7,000 grass carp eggs in a Lake Erie tributary. The good news? This isn’t the Asian carp species we’re trying to prevent from entering the Great Lakes. The bad news? Grass carp pose a different threat.

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UT’s Adeniyi finds comfort in knowing his mom survived Harvey

On the field, University of Toledo junior defensive end Olasunkanmi Adeniyi is a hulking force at 6-foot-2 and 248 pounds, who intimidates opposing quarterbacks with his size and quickness on a pass rush.

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Faith and brotherhood: Muslim fraternity growing at UT

Ismael Gad, 20, was not always sold on the idea of a Muslim fraternity.

He was skeptical when he first heard about the existence of Alpha Lambda Mu, the nation’s first Muslim-interest fraternity, from its founder Ali Mahmoud at the American Learning Institute for Muslims’ summer program. But after extensive discussions with its founder and co-founder, Bilal Ayub, Mr. Gad fell in love with the idea.

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59-year-old grandmother marches with UT marching band

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