The Blade


Naturalization Ceremony at University of Toledo

September 20, 2021

Fifty-one people became U.S. citizens during a Constitution Day naturalization ceremony at The University of Toledo.


United in Faith: UToledo Multifaith Council Celebrates Religious Diversity on Campus

September 20, 2021

Members of the student-led UToledo Multifaith Council discuss their mission to recognize and celebrate religious diversity on campus. 


Islands in the Stream: Want Your Voice Heard? Just Start a Podcast

September 20, 2021

UToledo students discuss the increased popularity of podcasts as a way to reach new audiences and build their resumes.


$1 Million Gift to UT Law Aims to Improve Diversity in Legal Field

September 16, 2021

D. Benjamin Barros, dean of the College of Law, discussed the support that will advance social, economic and cultural diversity.


University of Toledo to Honor Cindy McCain at Human Trafficking Conference

September 15, 2021

The University of Toledo will honor lifelong philanthropist Cindy McCain at its 18th Annual International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference for her work in the fight against human trafficking. McCain is a member of the Human Trafficking Council at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University and the widow of U.S. Sen. John McCain.


Pushing for Change: UT Students Participate in Veteran Suicide Awareness Pushup Challenge

September 13, 2021

Eric Buetikofer, UToledo director of military and veteran affairs, and several students discuss the importance of talking to veterans to combat suicide.


Don’t Censor Educational Inquiry

September 10, 2021

Dr. Renee Heberle, professor of political science, co-director of the Program in Law and Social Thought and coordinator of the Inside/Out Prison Exchange Project, authored an op-ed about moral panics, critical race theory and academic freedom.


20 Years Later: How Do We Teach 9/11?

September 9, 2021

Dr. Michael Stauch, assistant professor of history, discusses terrorism and political violence, and Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick, assistant professor of social studies education, discusses how to teach 9/11 as a historical event.


Summer 2021 Algal Bloom Now Covers 300 Square Miles of Western Lake Erie, Nearing Its Annual Peak

September 9, 2021

Dr. Thomas Bridgeman, professor of ecology and director of the UToledo Lake Erie Center, discusses how this year’s algal bloom — approaching its peak — compares to previous years.


UT Researchers Plot How to Keep Our Immune System from Turning on Itself

September 9, 2021

Smrithi Sugumaran Menon, a Ph.D. in the Biomedical Science Program, discusses her research aimed at understanding why the body’s immune response is not as effective as it should be against Chagas disease.


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