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Beyond borders

Morgan Kovacs, News editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Two Iraqi doctors are currently spending time at the University of Toledo Medical Center, learning the way UTMC’s emergency room system operates in order to improve emergency care in Iraq. Dr. Al Obaidi and Dr. Saad Mijbad, from Kufa Hospital in Iraq, will be spending a month in Toledo before returning... Read more »

Research takes flight

Research takes flight

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
September 6, 2016
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Gunnar Kramer, a Ph.D. student studying ornithology at the University of Toledo, plans to track endangered Golden-­winged Warblers for a year after being recognized at the North American Ornithological Conference in Washington, D.C. Kramer’s research will focus on identifying their migration routes. “Understanding... Read more »

Researcher at University of Toledo studies male infertility

Researcher at University of Toledo studies male infertility

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 6, 2016
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  Remember studying basic cells in high school biology and trying to memorize each and every piece of what makes up our body and helps us to function? Our body is made up entirely of cells. The very basis of our existence holds the answers for some very relevant problems in human life. Tomer... Read more »

University of Toledo partners with the city to provide internships for students

University of Toledo partners with the city to provide internships for students

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
August 30, 2016
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An internship is a valuable asset to a student’s education. The Office of Undergraduate Research and the Office of Experiential Learning and Career Services at the University of Toledo have joined forces to expand their internship programs in the city of Toledo. Their efforts have resulted in the creation... Read more »

Carlson library opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

Carlson library opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2016
Filed under News

A small crowd gathered together on the third floor of the University of Toledo’s Carlson Library on August 18 to celebrate the newly renovated third and fourth floors. After a summer of construction, the ribbon-cutting ceremony officially welcomed students to try out the new facilities before the start... Read more »

New administration changes shake up UT

New administration changes shake up UT

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
August 23, 2016
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Since her appointment as university president a little over a year ago, Sharon Gaber has made many changes within the administrative staff at the University of Toledo. Throughout her first year we have seen many different administrators come and go: both long-term employees as well as new hires. “I... Read more »

UT creates new Media Communication major

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2016
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This fall the Department of Communication at the University of Toledo is offering a brand new bachelor’s degree in Media Communication. According to Jackie Layng, a UT professor of communication, Media Communication focuses on all sides of media from journalism and broadcasting to social media.... Read more »

New IC Staff excited to begin

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
August 16, 2016
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Scott F. Fitzgerald once famously said, “Life starts all over again at the crisp of fall.” Along with the changing leaves and slight chill in the air, the new fresh-faced staff at the Independent Collegian is another indicator of a new season. This fall, third-year communication major Jessica Harker... Read more »

SAEPP hires new employee to coordinate with YWCA

SAEPP hires new employee to coordinate with YWCA

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
August 16, 2016
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During a time when one in four college women are sexually assaulted, the University of Toledo’s Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program continues to expand to help battle this problem This past June SAEPP added a new campus sexual assault support advocate, Jamie Wlosowicz, to their team. “The... Read more »

Doctoral students at UT research Pokemon Go

Doctoral students at UT research Pokemon Go

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2016
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Imagine you’re walking down the river path, headed to the Center of Performing Arts for your final class of the day. All of the sudden your phone vibrates, you lift it up and to your great surprise a Dratini appears on your screen. This is the life of any avid Pokemon Go player who also happens to... Read more »

Summer renovation

Summer renovation

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
August 16, 2016
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Walking into Carlson Library’s first floor usually earns a great sigh of relief from students trying to escape the hustle and bustle of the Student Union. Riding the elevators or climbing the stairs up to the next four floors usually provides even greater comfort. “[The library] seems to get quieter... Read more »

Scholarship named after former resident surgeon

Carl Macaulay, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
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  A University of Toledo resident surgeon who recently died of cancer is slated to be honored with a scholarship in his name and an honorary completion of his residency. Cyrus Chan, who battled stage IV colon cancer for the past year, died on April 21 at the age of 39. Over the past month,... Read more »

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