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UT brings ‘20,000 Leagues’ to the streamed stage

January 11, 2021

Dr. Matt Foss, associate professor of theatre, and UToledo students Alexandria Rayford-West and Carlos Washington discuss the selection of UToledo’s production of “20K Leagues Under the Sea” to be featured in this year’s annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for Region III. The festival was virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read: UT ...


Mack discusses her ‘Fictional Blues’

January 11, 2021

Dr. Kimberly Mack, UToledo assistant professor of English, to discuss her new book Tuesday via Zoom for an event hosted by Way Public Library. Read: Mack discusses her ‘Fictional Blues’


President Trump banned from Facebook

January 8, 2021

Dr. Sam Nelson, associate professor and chair of the UToledo Department of Political Science and Public Administration, and Rebecca Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values in the UToledo College of Law, discuss Facebook’s decision to ban President Donald Trump from its platform.


UT brings ‘20,000 Leagues’ to the streamed stage

January 8, 2021

UToledo students Alexandria Rayford-West and Carlos Washington talk about the University’s streaming production of 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, which is showcased at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Read: UT brings ‘20,000 Leagues’ to the streamed stage


Political Expert Calls Capitol Breach A “Coup Attempt”

January 7, 2021

Dr. Sam Nelson, associate professor and chair of the UToledo Department of Political Science and Public Administration, discusses the political implications of the breach of the U.S. Capitol by protesters.


Fictional Blues: Narrative Self-Invention from Bessie Smith to Jack White

January 4, 2021

Dr. Kimberly Mack, UToledo assistant professor of English, wrote a book exploring how blues artists use their work to invent personas that resist racial, social, economic and gendered oppression. Read: Fictional Blues: Narrative Self-Invention from Bessie Smith to Jack White


New Year’s resolutions date back millennia, but the results are often the same

January 3, 2021

Dr. Mojisola Tiamiyu, associate professor of psychology, discusses the “fresh start effect” wherein people are more likely to take productive action following milestones, good or bad. Read: New Year’s resolutions date back millennia, but the results are often the same


Rocket Marching Band to Perform Virtual Show with Intercollegiate Marching Band

December 23, 2020

Eight members of Rocket Marching Band are part of a virtual college marching band show premiering online during the Jan. 11 College Football Playoff national championship game.


UToledo’s Partnership with Museum Enhanced Graduate’s Love of Arts

December 22, 2020

UToledo’s proximity to and affiliation with the Toledo Museum of Art attracted Rose Mansel-Pleydell to the bachelor of fine arts program.


19 Political Questions You’ve Been Too Embarrassed to Ask

December 15, 2020

Dr. Sam Nelson, associate professor and chair of the UToledo Department of Political Science and Public Administration, discusses the questions he gets asked the most and what he considers the basics that every U.S. citizen needs to understand. Read: 19 Political Questions You’ve Been Too Embarrassed to Ask