The Blade


New Study Seeks to Transform How Technology is Taught

June 16, 2021

  Dr. Gary Insch, professor of management, and Daniel Pfaltzgraf, visiting instructor of business technology and management, discuss their study exploring digitally native, but technologically illiterate students. Read: New Study Seeks to Transform How Technology is Taught


NASA Taps UT Engineers for Help in Making Solar Energy Aboard Spacecraft More Reliable

June 14, 2021

Dr. Daniel Georgiev and Dr. Raghav Khanna, associate professors in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, discuss their $240,000 NASA grant to improve power for space exploration. Read: NASA Taps UT Engineers for Help in Making Solar Energy Aboard Spacecraft More Reliable


Expect a Reboot on Toledo-area College Campuses with More In-person Learning and Activities

June 14, 2021

UToledo President Gregory Postel discusses the return to a more traditional fall term. Read: Expect a Reboot on Toledo-area College Campuses with More In-person Learning and Activities


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’


‘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


UT Research Explores How to Stop Good Immune Cells From Turning Bad

June 8, 2021

Roshale Fernando, a Ph.D. student in cancer biology, discusses her work testing a vitamin supplement that increases BH4 in the body to improve immunity in the tumor microenvironment. Read: UT Research Explores How to Stop Good Immune Cells From Turning Bad


After Pandemic Year, Universities Find Flexibility in Distance Learning

June 8, 2021

Dr. Karen Bjorkman, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, discusses distance learning during the pandemic. Read: After Pandemic Year, Universities Find Flexibility in Distance Learning


UT Names New Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

June 4, 2021

Dr. Marc Seigar comes to UToledo from the National Science Foundation, where he is a rotating program director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences, and from the University of Minnesota at Duluth, where he is a professor of physics and astronomy. Read: UT Names New Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics


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


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