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UToledo Hosts Dialogue on Diversity Jan. 26

January 22, 2021

UToledo's Dialogues on Diversity series continues with the virtual town hall, “The Path Forward — The Constitution and the Fragility of Democracy,” scheduled at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, on Webex.


Register for UToledo Conference for Aspiring Minority Youth Jan. 30

January 20, 2021

Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to the Obama administration, and Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, will speak at the Jan. 30 virtual conference.


Virtual MLK Unity Day Celebration to Honor Civil Rights Leader

January 11, 2021

The 20th annual Unity Day Celebration will be held virtually beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18 at utoledo.edu/mlk.


Minority Youth Conference to feature prominent speakers

December 9, 2020

David Young, director of Toledo Excel and Special Projects, discusses UToledo’s 37th annual Conference for Aspiring Minority Youth, which will feature Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to the Obama administration, and Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin. Read: Minority Youth Conference to feature prominent speakers


UToledo Announces Speakers for Conference for Aspiring Minority Youth

December 8, 2020

Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor to the Obama administration, and Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, will speak at the Jan. 30 virtual conference.


Moroccan-Born Author to Discuss Why She Calls Her U.S. Citizenship ‘Conditional’

December 1, 2020

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, National Book Award for Fiction and the Kirkus Prize, Laila Lalami is a leading Arab American voice in literature.


Extend the Tenure Clock to Save Careers of Rising Academic Women

November 30, 2020

Dr. Karen Bjorkman, provost and executive vice president of academic affairs and Distinguished University Professor of astronomy, urges institutions of higher education to extend the tenure clock to save careers of rising academic women and chronicles her implementation of a one-year extension during the coronavirus pandemic. Read: Extend the Tenure Clock to Save Careers of ...


Confronting Racism

November 18, 2020

As the nation looks to confront systemic racism, The University of Toledo and its faculty experts are working to identify and eliminate inequities. Learn more at utoledo.edu/features.


Professor’s Bilingual Collection of Poetry Captures Migrant Experience

November 18, 2020

“To the River, We Are Migrants” helps us better understand what it means to be a migrant in these turbulent times.


UToledo Professor Writes Book on Blues Musicians Who Resist Oppression Through Tall Tales

November 13, 2020

‘Fictional Blues’ explores how blues artists use their work to invent personas that resist racial, social, economic and gendered oppression.