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Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

September 27
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  Chelsea Clinton, the only daughter of 2016 democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, came to campus to support her mother's campaign on Thursday, Sept. 22. Clinton was met by a crowd of around 200 people at the Recreation Center’s Maple Room around 1:30 p.m. “I happened to have the day off...

Civil Rights Icon and former UN Ambassador to speak at The University of Toledo

Civil Rights Icon and former UN Ambassador to speak at The University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 27
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  The Edwards Shapiro Distinguished Lecture Series will welcome Civil Rights icon and former UN Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at Savage Arena Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7pm. “This year’s Shapiro lecture features Andrew Young, a living legend in the struggle for racial and social justice...

New College of Arts and Letters replaces CoCa and LLSS

New College of Arts and Letters replaces CoCa and LLSS

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
September 27
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In June of 2016, the University of Toledo Board of Trustees approved the creation of the new College of Arts and Letters, which officially opened on July 1. Jamie Barlowe, Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, explained that the new college is a mergence of the former College of Communication,...

University of Toledo professor receives $3.38 million grant

University of Toledo professor receives $3.38 million grant

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 27
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Associate professor of psychiatry in the University’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences Dr. Xin Wang received a $3.38 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Health to study the early development of PTSD in trauma victims. The grant will be dispersed over a four-year period, starting...

University of Toledo to study how to increase diversity in engineering

University of Toledo to study how to increase diversity in engineering

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 20
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A team of researchers was awarded a $123,859 two-year grant to study factors that affect African-American students’ success in engineering, which will start on Oct. 1. The research team is made up of Lesley Berhan, associate professor in engineering and director of engineering diversity initiatives,...

Researchers at the University of Toledo receive grant to study kidney disorder

Researchers at the University of Toledo receive grant to study kidney disorder

Meg Perry, Staff Writer
September 20
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Two researchers in the University of Toledo’s Department of Pharmacology received grants to examine the relationship between kidney disorder and cardiovascular disease. Assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Wissam AbouAlaiwi, received a three­year,...

Student Government to focus on student involvement

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 20
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Student Government is looking to implement some big changes at UT this year, including creating committees and programs aimed at providing student perspectives on more that happens on campus. They plan to increase students’ ability to voice concerns about construction, increasing direct outreach to...

Gaber receives $90,000 bonus for her first year

Gaber receives $90,000 bonus for her first year

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 20
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On Sept.13, the University of Toledo Board of Trustees approved a $90,000 bonus for president Sharon Gaber, as well as a 2 percent raise. This decision was made during Gaber’s initial review of her first year as president, according to an article by UT News. The article continued that the Board...

The University of Toledo facilities battle aging infrastructure

The University of Toledo facilities battle aging infrastructure

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 13
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The University of Toledo has faced a multitude of infrastructure failures since the beginning of the fall semester. University facilities works to combat these failures of an old infrastructure with limited resources. “We have an aging system. It’s an older campus so there is a lot of upkeep and...

University of Toledo holds conversations on diversity

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 13
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Race. Gender. Sexual orientation. Religion. All of these factors are constantly dividing the world against itself. Each day, there is another confrontation or situation that adds to the big picture: We are not all the same. Encouraging discussion of these topics helps to create a safer environment according...

The University of Toledo enrollment raises for first time in six years

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 13
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Just last week, the University of Toledo celebrated the loss of a tradition with the campus-wide announcement of an increase in enrollment for Fall 2016 — the first time enrollment has gone up in six years. “We are thrilled with the increase in enrollment,” President Sharon Gaber said in an...

Fighting against heart failure

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 13
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Third-year biomedical science Ph.D. student Xiaoming Fan is researching how to limit muscle damage after a heart attack with the help of his mentor Jiang Tian, associate professor in the division of cardiovascular medicine. According to the CDC, one in four deaths are due to heart attacks. The health...

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