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Glass City group making inroads with solar projects

October 12, 2020

  Dr. Randy Ellingson, professor in the UToledo Department of Physics and Astronomy, also serves as treasurer and technical and education coordinator for Glass City Community Solar, a nonprofit organization that is installing solar panels on the rooftop of a federally subsidized apartment building for low-income residents in Toledo. First-year electricity cost savings through the ...


Music on your mind: Why do certain songs strike a deeper chord than others?

October 12, 2020

Dr. Heidi Appel, professor of environmental sciences and dean of the Jesup Scott Honors College, explains her research into how plants can detect and respond to sounds. Read: Music on your mind: Why do certain songs strike a deeper chord than others?


Ohio Attorney General Appoints UToledo Chemist to Scientific Advisory Council

October 9, 2020

Dr. Emanuela Gionfriddo, assistant professor of chemistry, is among a dozen scientists appointed to a new team of experts dedicated to preserving and safeguarding Ohio’s natural resources.


C+: Western Lake Erie receives mediocre score on new report card

October 6, 2020

  Dr. Thomas Bridgeman, professor of ecology, director of the UToledo Lake Erie Center and co-chair of the Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative, discussed the new report card-style rating for Lake Erie’s western basin. Read: C+: Western Lake Erie receives mediocre score on new report card


New Works Installed for UToledo Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

October 6, 2020

Read about the works featured in The University of Toledo’s 15th annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.


Toledo Women’s Tennis Player Gets Her Teeth Into Student-Athlete Experience

September 25, 2020

Tennis player Eileen Carney is serving up success on the court and in the classroom as she pursues her dream of becoming a dentist.


UToledo Astronomer Awarded NSF Grant to Study Role of Galactic Winds in Galaxy Evolution

September 1, 2020

Dr. Anne Medling, UToledo assistant professor of astronomy, has received a $332,964 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the way gas — the fundamental building blocks of stars — gets blown out of galaxies by strong winds.


UToledo Health Professions Chapter Places Highly in International Competition

August 26, 2020

A group of Rockets in the health professions have launched themselves from competition in Ohio to recognition among their peers at the international level.


UToledo to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New Solar Array on Health Science Campus

August 20, 2020

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the UToledo Health Science Campus Tech Park Solar Field will take place Tuesday, Aug. 25. The new solar array is expected to save the University $30,000 a year.


Trailblazing Chemist Who Served Alma Mater Passes

August 18, 2020

Dr. Nina McClelland, UToledo alumna, dean emerita and professor emerita, who promoted safe drinking water around the world and was a trailblazer for women in science, died Aug. 16.