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New technology arrives at Carlson

New technology arrives at Carlson

Trevor Stearns, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2014
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New laptops, iPads, computers and other technological upgrades have been added to Carlson Library in time for this fall at the University of Toledo. As a result of Student Government’s requests, these upgrades were things senators thought students most wanted to see in the library. According to... Read more »

Campus events welcome students

Josie Schreiber, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2014
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Take a break from all the pre-college stress and check out some of the events coming up this week. The start of the year activities are prime time for free food and making new friends. “I think one of the biggest things is there are so many students who are looking for the same thing,” said Rudy... Read more »

New leader, new goals

New leader, new goals

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
August 20, 2014
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“How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” This is how Nagi Naganathan described his experience preparing to take his new position as interim president – all of which happened this summer after former president Lloyd Jacobs stepped down June 30. Naganathan took over as interim president... Read more »

IC names news editor

IC names news editor

IC Staff
August 20, 2014
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The Independent Collegian has named Amanda Pitrof as news editor for the upcoming year. Pitrof, a third-year student majoring in communication, previously served as associate news editor last spring. She said she is very enthusiastic about her new position and plans to “inform the IC’s audience of ne... Read more »

UT reaches settlement in kidney lawsuit

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
August 20, 2014
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The University of Toledo must pay $650,000 to the family of siblings Sarah and Paul Fudacz as the settlement for their 2013 lawsuit. Paul Fudacz attempted to donate one of his kidneys to his sister, Sarah Fudacz, in August 2012, but a nurse accidentally threw it away. According to The Blade, Sarah Fudac... Read more »

New bins to be used for trash, recycling

New bins to be used for trash, recycling

Chloe Clark, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2014
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UT’s Rocket Recycling program provided new refuse bins over the summer months. Arrays of five bins — four for different materials for recycling and one for trash — have been placed in strategic locations on campus. Brooke Mason, UT’s sustainability specialist who also manages the Rocket Recycling P... Read more »

Campus construction

Campus construction

Emily Johnson, Staff Reporter
August 20, 2014
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While you got your summer tan, the University of Toledo began its own makeover. Here’s a breakdown of what you missed over the summer and what’s still being constructed. Academic Honors Village To accommodate the demand for honors housing, UT broke ground on the new Honors Academic Village in sprin... Read more »

Trustees name simulation center after Jacobs

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
July 25, 2014
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The University of Toledo Board of Trustees voted today to name the new simulation center on the Health Science Campus after former president Lloyd Jacobs. The facility will now be called The Lloyd A. Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center. The unanimous vote was made after granting an exce... Read more »

UT board approves contract, $392,700 salary for Naganathan

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
July 25, 2014
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Nagi Naganathan’s contract as interim president was approved today by the UT Board of Trustees. Naganathan will receive an annual salary of $392,700, the same as what Lloyd Jacobs made as president and what he will be paid during his sabbatical. In addition, the University of Toledo will contri... Read more »

Read Lloyd Jacobs’ contract as president emeritus

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
June 23, 2014
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Lloyd Jacobs will continue to receive his presidential salary of $392,700 for the next three years, and he will also be paid $150,000 when he steps down on June 30. Scroll down to see his full contract, which was approved by the Board of Trustees Monday. Jacobs Contract 2014 by independentcollegian // ... Read more »

Engineering dean named interim University of Toledo president

Engineering dean named interim University of Toledo president

Amanda Eggert, Editor-in-Chief
June 23, 2014
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Nagi G. Naganathan, the dean of the college of engineering, will become the interim president of the University of Toledo after Lloyd Jacobs leaves on June 30. “Today it is a great honor to enter the office as the new interim president of the university and I assure you I will do my very best and... Read more »

Annual event to protest violence against women

Annual event to protest violence against women

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 24, 2014
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This year’s Take Back the Night, an event that addresses and protests all forms of violence against women, will take place Saturday, April 26, on Scott Park Campus. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the main programs will begin at 7 p.m. TBTN is celebrating its 20th year of raising awareness in the... Read more »

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