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UT Astronomy Department Taking Research to Higher Level with Webb Telescope

May 10, 2021

UToledo astronomers will lead five of the first research projects on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a new infrared telescope scheduled to launch in October. Read: UT Astronomy Department Taking Research to Higher Level with Webb Telescope


UT’s Rockets Class of 2021 Launch to Graduation

May 10, 2021

  UToledo President Gregory Postel congratulated graduates for their focus, resilience and strength to overcome the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read: UT’s Rockets Class of 2021 Launch to Graduation


UT Medical Students Collect, Donate Menstrual Hygiene Items

May 10, 2021

  Emily Warner and Madison Feeley, first-year medical students, discuss their work to help tackle local period poverty. Read: UT Medical Students Collect, Donate Menstrual Hygiene Items


Emerging Toledo Market at ‘Epicenter’ of National Real Estate Trends

May 10, 2021

Shawn Tysiak, associate lecturer of finance, discusses how stimulus funds impact prospective home buyers. Read: Emerging Toledo Market at ‘Epicenter’ of National Real Estate Trends


Celebrating Mother’s Day After Year of ‘Absolute Craziness’

May 10, 2021

Dr. Jenell Wittmer, associate professor of management, and Dr. Jennifer Hanrahan, an infectious disease specialist and associate professor in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, discuss how working moms juggled their professional careers and parental duties during COVID-19 lockdowns and homeschooling. Read: Celebrating Mother’s Day AfterYear of ‘Absolute Craziness’


UT President Touts University’s Handling of Pandemic-Related Challenges

May 4, 2021

UToledo President Gregory Postel praised the campus community for the empathy, resiliency and innovation shown during the COVID-19 pandemic during his inaugural State of the University Address. Read: UT President Touts University’s Handling of Pandemic-Related Challenges


Protein Key to Understanding Disease, Immune Response

May 4, 2021

Sara Moore, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology track at the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences in the Biomedical Science Program, discusses her research into a vital part of the immune system. Read: Protein Key to Understanding Disease, Immune Response


Global Supply Chain Shortfalls Cut into Northwest Ohio

May 3, 2021

Dr. Paul Hong, Distinguished University Professor of global supply chain management and Asian studies, discusses the global shortage of semiconductor chips and other raw materials creating a bottleneck in production for manufacturers. Read: Global Supply Chain Shortfalls Cut into Northwest Ohio


Walleye Exploring Sandusky River Above Old Dam Site

May 3, 2021

  Taylor Sasak, a master’s student in the UToledo Department of Environmental Sciences, discusses her discovery that walleye are once again using a location on a Lake Erie tributary that had been blocked for a century. Read: Walleye Exploring Sandusky River Above Old Dam Site


Briggs: Want Full Stadiums? Listen to UT (and Your Doctor) and Get Vaccinated

April 29, 2021

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team is one of the first college sports programs in the nation to have their entire roster vaccinated against COVID-19 as Rocket Athletics takes a leading role in encouraging student-athletes to get vaccinated.


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