image_pdfimage_print

Christine Brennan to give 2017 commencement address

Christine Brennan to give 2017 commencement address

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Christine Brennan, a sports columnist for USA Today, once sat in the stands of the Glass Bowl as a child next to her dad, watching the Rockets win some of their biggest victories. Brennan will be returning to the Glass Bowl once again as commencement speaker for the second time to share her experiences...

Sexual assault survivor to speak to students

Sexual assault survivor to speak to students

Emily Schnipke, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The University of Toledo is celebrating Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April by hosting Liz Seccuro, a rape survivor, author and victims’ advocate. She will speak at UT at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 in Doermann Theater. Seccuro was gang-raped in 1984 during her freshman year at the University...

The Yes Men affect UT

The Yes Men affect UT

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Political activism has a whole new meaning once the Yes Men get involved. The Yes Men shared their stories on how they use a satirical approach to expose the corruption of large governmental organizations in the Driscoll Auditorium March 30. Jacques Servin and Igor Vamos, better known by their...

Empowering women in STEMM fields

Empowering women in STEMM fields

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Tonya Matthews, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Science Center in Detroit, shared her story of empowerment in the white, male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine in Nitschke Hall Monday. As part of the University of Toledo’s celebration of...

Journey to become a ‘man of your word’

Journey to become a ‘man of your word’

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

After becoming an accidental, viral phenomenon overnight, Alex Sheen turned his instant success into a national movement to change the world one promise at a time. Sheen shared the story of his journey at the University of Toledo’s Doermann Theater on Feb. 16 to nearly 400 audience members. As...

Student Leadership Conference held at UT

Student Leadership Conference held at UT

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Community

“Dreams you want to talk about become fantasy, the dreams you work to live become a reality.” These are the words of Frank Kitchen, who was voted one of "America's Most Eligible Bachelors" in Complete Woman Magazine and asked to audition for ABC’s "The Bachelorette.” Kitchen is a professional...

Understanding the mental health of African Americans

Understanding the mental health of African Americans

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Only one quarter of African-Americans seek mental health care, compared to 40 percent of Caucasian people, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Steven Kniffley Jr. spoke about the importance of mental health and its relation to the black community last week. “Your mental health...

Angela Davis addresses university

Angela Davis addresses university

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Former political prisoner turned famed activist Angela Davis presented a keynote speech discussing the current fight for justice to kick off Black History Month at the University of Toledo. The speech was presented to a large group in The Lancelot Thompson Student Union Auditorium on Feb. 4. The recurrent...

Native Pride

Native Pride

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

UT presented Sara Marie Ortiz, Acoma Pueblo poet, performing artist, filmmaker, and indigenous peoples rights activist, on Monday, Nov. 28 as a part of Native American Heritage Month. The UT Division of Student Affairs Multicultural Student Success program worked in tandem with the Department of English...

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, 2016
Filed under News

  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...

Heisman-winning quarterback comes to UT

Heisman-winning quarterback comes to UT

Amber Thomas, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2016
Filed under Community

Tim Tebow — two-time college football national champion, first round NFL draft pick and Heisman trophy winner, will be speaking at Savage Arena on Feb. 17. The event is sponsored by Toledo Christian Schools, and Mike Bartley, Director of Development at TCS, said Tebow was chosen to speak because...

Serving the University of Toledo community since 1919.
speaker