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What Is Critical Race Theory, And Why Do Some Local Lawmakers Want To Ban It?

June 14, 2021

Dr. Monita Mungo, assistant professor of sociology, discusses how critical race theory exposes those who have used race as a tool for their political and economic gain. Listen: What Is Critical Race Theory, And Why Do Some Local Lawmakers Want To Ban It?


From U.S. Senate Contest to Ohio School Boards, Debate Rages Over ‘Critical Race Theory’

June 14, 2021

Dr. Monita Mungo, assistant professor of sociology, discusses the debate in Ohio and across the country about critical race theory. Read: From U.S. Senate Contest to Ohio School Boards, Debate Rages Over ‘Critical Race Theory’


University of Toledo Professor Releases Book on Korean History

June 9, 2021

Dr. Joey Kim, assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, ventures through Korean history, the feminine body, U.S. foreign policy and coming-of-age in midwestern America in her new book of poetry.


With Many Businesses Still Looking for Employees, the Unemployed Can Be Selective About Jobs

June 8, 2021

Dr. Kevin Egan, professor of economics, discusses incentives businesses are offering to hire workers and fill vacant positions.


UToledo Child Psychologist Featured in Emmy-Nominated Documentary

June 8, 2021

The five-part documentary series “Outcry” features interviews with Dr. Kamala London, a developmental psychologist at UToledo.


2021 Awards for Creative and Scholarly Activity Announced

June 8, 2021

Announced on May 18, the 2021 Awards for Creative and Scholarly Activity were awarded to 26 faculty members in recognition of their scholarly or creative activity during the 2017-19 period.


UToledo Faculty Receives National Distribution for Documentary Film

June 8, 2021

'Reentry Realties, Hope Deferred.' by UToledo Professor of Film Holly Hey, is about an effort to help released inmates remain out of prison.


Early Documentary Screening Focuses on Local HIV Survivors

June 4, 2021

Dr. Joan Duggan, an infectious disease specialist at UTMC and medical director of UTMC’s Ryan White program, Dr. Eric Sahloff, associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Holly Hey, professor of film, discuss the early days of battling HIV. Read: Early Documentary Screening Focuses on Local HIV Survivors


2021 Awards for Grantsmanship Announced

June 3, 2021

The Grantsmanship Awards recognized faculty members who secured external support for their research programs over the 2018-20 period.


University Research Funding Opportunities Spring 2021 Major Awards Announced

June 1, 2021

The research grants awarded are: Interdisciplinary Research Initiation, $90,000; Research Innovation Program, $80,000; Research Awards and Fellowships, $172,051; and DeArce-Koch Memorial Endowment Fund, $50,000.


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