New Toledo bishop to answer student questions at UT Nov. 20

New Toledo bishop to answer student questions at UT Nov. 20

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
November 19, 2014
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Toledo’s new Bishop Daniel E. Thomas wants to talk to University of Toledo students — and he’s coming to UT on Nov. 20 to answer all their questions. The event will be a town hall meeting with a question-and-answer-style format so students can lead the conversation and control the topics under... Read more »

Education week teaches students about world cultures

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2014
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This week, students will have the opportunity to learn more about international educational through a series of several events. The University of Toledo is holding its own International Education Week, which began Nov. 17 and will continue through Nov. 21. Events will be spread out throughout each... Read more »

Parking legislation flounders in senate

Parking legislation flounders in senate

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2014
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Commuter parking rules, the duties of the student judicial council and a committee to review the constitution were the topics of debate at this week’s SG meeting. The parking bill, proposed two weeks ago by SG Senator Benjamin Lynn, would have allowed for students to put parking ticket fines towards... Read more »

Student recruitment process examined

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
November 19, 2014
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The process for recruiting students was examined at the recent Faculty Senate meeting with a presentation from William Pierce, the director of undergraduate admission. “We were once one large admissions office; we’ve now synthesized our admissions effort, each office has a director responsible... Read more »

Global career options discussed on Nov. 18

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2014
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Keynote speaker Stacie Nevadomski Berdan discussed advantages of studying abroad Nov. 18 in honor of the nationwide celebration of International Education Week. In her presentation, Berdan said one of the most important reasons every American should have a global mindset is because we live in a diverse... Read more »

UTMC launches travel registry for Ebola and other disease prevention

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2014
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UT recently launched a travel registry for students, staff and faculty that will be traveling out of the country. Anyone going out of the country is asked to fill out the registry so the university’s health centers can determine if they should undergo a health screening upon their return. The... Read more »

Toledo area veterans honored at the 10th annual UT ceremony

Toledo area veterans honored at the 10th annual UT ceremony

Colleen Anderson and Katelyn Montgomery
November 11, 2014
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Veterans of all ages, from World War II to Afghanistan, were present at the 10th Annual Veteran’s Day Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair hosted by the University of Toledo. Interim Provost John Barrett said the event brings in hundreds of veterans from the... Read more »

Students jazz up guitars Nov. 18

Students jazz up guitars Nov. 18

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2014
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Using only guitars, performing arts students will hold GuitArkestra, a jazz ensemble at The University of Toledo’s Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 18. “It’s a jazz concert, and the group is sort of like a big band of guitars,” said Norman Damschroder, director of GuitArkestra. The... Read more »

Dive into the deep

Dive into the deep

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
November 11, 2014
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When you think of northwest Ohio, you don’t usually think of scuba diving — but a  University of Toledo student organization wants to prove that even here, it’s doable. How do you scuba dive without an ocean nearby? Toledo isn’t near a coast, which begs the question —... Read more »

Naganathan highlights faculty hiring plan, student retention and other topics

Naganathan highlights faculty hiring plan, student retention and other topics

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2014
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University of Toledo Interim President Nagi Naganathan — along with commentary from various UT administration, faculty and Student Government representatives — unveiled and addressed this academic year’s initiatives at the 2014 State of the University Address Oct. 29. UT anticipated a disproportionately... Read more »

Extended library hours expected for finals

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2014
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Overnight library usage data from the last two weeks show early-week lows and late-week highs. In the first extended-hour week, the least amount of students came in Sunday night with a total of 114 students and the most students came Thursday night with a total of 174 students. The second extended-hour... Read more »

Online system to be implemented by spring 2015

Online system to be implemented by spring 2015

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2014
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With the introduction of online program OrgSync, significant changes are in the works for how student life at the University of Toledo is organized.   Blackboard for student life OrgSync is a Web-based system designed for organizing and keeping track of student life on... Read more »