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UToledo Transfer Student Finds Happy Ending to Her Story

October 15, 2021

Lydia Marentette, who graduated in spring with a bachelor’s degree in political science, is in the public administration master’s program and working as a mayor’s assistant in the Department of Neighborhoods for the city of Toledo.


Pride Month

October 14, 2021

Amber Rank, an English and women’s and gender studies freshman, is photographed celebrating after symbolically coming out of the closet during National Coming Out Day. The prop door was provided by the Office of Multicultural Student Success as part of its LGBTQ+ History Month programming.


Why Black Cats Are Associated With Halloween and Bad Luck

October 13, 2021

Dr. Daniel Compora, associate professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, discusses why black cats have a reputation for being spooky.


English Student’s Authorship Fueled by Inspiration, Internship, Talent

October 13, 2021

Eyrn Briscoe wrote “Amanda Gorman,” a recently published children’s book highlighting Amanda Gorman, a young Black poet who performed during the inauguration of President Joe Biden.


COVID-19 Still Stalling Economic Recovery

October 11, 2021

Dr. Kevin Egan, associate professor of economics, discusses the size of the American workforce.


Erakat to Appear at Annual Mikhail Lecture

October 7, 2021

Dr. Melissa Gregory, associate dean for undergraduate education and curriculum in the College of Arts and Letters and professor of English, discusses the free, public event about Palestinian rights.


TPD Wants to Repurpose Military Vehicle

October 6, 2021

Dr. Michael Stauch, assistant professor of history, discusses the Toledo Police Department’s proposal to use a military vehicle for emergency and medical use.


Human Rights Attorney to Discuss Palestinian Rights Movement Oct. 10

October 4, 2021

Noura Erakat's free, public lecture titled “We Broke a Dam: The Palestinian Intifada of Unity” is at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Law Center McQuade Auditorium.


Shutdown’s Impact on COVID-19 Response

September 30, 2021

Dr. Sam Nelson, associate professor and chair of the UToledo Department of Political Science and Public Administration, discusses how a potential government shutdown would affect the federal pandemic response.


Student Newscast, UT:10 News, Airing Fridays on WGTE TV

September 28, 2021

The newscast airs at 6:30 p.m. Fridays followed by “Rocket Talk,” a new 15-minute segment that highlights UToledo faculty experts as they discuss current events and popular topics in the media.


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