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‘There’s No Vaccine for Grief:’ Academics Address How Coronavirus Changed Dying and Grief

June 14, 2021

Dr. Timothy Jordan, a professor of public health, discusses the rise of complicated grief, which is when a person is unable to return to the activities of daily living following a loss. Read: ‘There’s No Vaccine for Grief:’ Academics Address How Coronavirus Changed Dying and Grief


‘There’s No Vaccine for Grief:’ Academics Address How Coronavirus Changed Dying and Grief

June 14, 2021

Dr. Timothy Jordan, a professor of public health, discusses the rise of complicated grief, which is when a person is unable to return to the activities of daily living following a loss. Read: ‘There’s No Vaccine for Grief:’ Academics Address How Coronavirus Changed Dying and Grief


As Pandemic Nears End, Teen Vaping Threat Resumes

June 10, 2021

  Dr. Tavis Glassman, professor in the School of Population Health, and Nicole McKenzie, assistant professor and director of UToledo’s respiratory care program, discuss e-cigarette use among teens. Read: As Pandemic Nears End, Teen Vaping Threat Resumes


National Youth Sports Program Returns to Making Memories

June 10, 2021

The three-week annual summer camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through June 22. Online applications are still being accepted.


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.


Emotional Support Animals Really Do Emotionally Support Us

June 4, 2021

Dr. Janet Hoy-Gerlach, professor of social work, discusses the first empirical evidence that emotional support animals can provide quantifiable benefits to individuals with serious mental illness who are experiencing depression, anxiety and loneliness. Read: Emotional Support Animals Really Do Emotionally Support Us


Emotional Support Animals Help Lick Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety in Serious Mental Illness

June 3, 2021

Dr. Janet Hoy-Gerlach, professor of social work, discusses the first empirical evidence that emotional support animals can provide quantifiable benefits to individuals with serious mental illness who are experiencing depression, anxiety and loneliness. Read: Emotional Support Animals Help Lick Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety in Serious Mental Illness


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.


UT Pilot Study Examines Benefits of Emotional Support Animals

June 1, 2021

Dr. Janet Hoy-Gerlach, professor of social work, discusses the first empirical evidence that emotional support animals can provide quantifiable benefits to individuals with serious mental illness who are experiencing depression, anxiety and loneliness. Read: UT Pilot Study Examines Benefits of Emotional Support Animals


UT Pilot Study Examines Benefits of Emotional Support Animals

May 28, 2021

  Dr. Janet Hoy-Gerlach, professor of social work, discusses the first empirical evidence that emotional support animals can provide quantifiable benefits to individuals with serious mental illness who are experiencing depression, anxiety and loneliness. Read: UT Pilot Study Examines Benefits of Emotional Support Animals


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