The Blade


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.


UT Dialogue Session to Cover Chauvin Verdict

April 27, 2021

  The virtual panel discussion titled “After Floyd: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead” will be 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 27. Read: UT Dialogue Session to Cover Chauvin Verdict


UT virologist awarded grant to study how to regulate inflammation

April 19, 2021

Dr. Saurabh Chattopadhyay, an assistant professor of medical microbiology and immunology in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences, discusses his research into how a protein that activates the body’s antiviral immune system might also control inflammation.


Vaccine demand is waning in Lucas, Wood counties, while infections climb

April 19, 2021

Dr. Michael Ellis, chief medical officer at The University of Toledo Medical Center and professor of medicine in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, says research has shown younger people tend to be more reluctant to get vaccinated in general, which may explain part of the hesitancy officials are now seeing toward the COVID-19 vaccine.


Open for you: Make primary care a priority, even during the pandemic

April 19, 2021

Dr. Rashmi Goyal, an internal medicine specialist with The University of Toledo Medical Center’s South Toledo Internists, says it’s important for people of all ages to see a primary care physician and that individuals shouldn’t put off those visits over fears of COVID-19.


UT professor shares leadership lessons from sports, life

April 19, 2021

Dr. Clint Longenecker, Distinguished University Professor in the John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation, discusses his lengthy career at UToledo.


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