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Project aims to increase diversity in STEM

Project aims to increase diversity in STEM

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
January 10, 2017
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The University of Toledo is one of seven universities engaging in a project led by Case Western University that enhances opportunities for minorities pursuing doctoral degrees in the STEM field. The National Science Foundation gave $3.1 million to support the Northern Ohio Alliance for Graduate Education...

Rockets fight hard in Camellia Bowl

Rockets fight hard in Camellia Bowl

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
December 17, 2016
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This year’s bowl game for the University of Toledo would prove to be a tough one for the Rockets. Appalachian State University won the coin toss and chose to differ, giving Toledo a chance to set the tone for the rest of the game. A holding penalty stopped this opportunity, forcing Toledo to punt the...

Colleges work together to create new minor is sustainability

Colleges work together to create new minor is sustainability

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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The College of Business and Innovation is planning on housing a sustainability minor starting in the fall semester of 2017. The introduction of this minor is the product of a combined effort between several colleges including the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the College of Engineering, the...

Faculty hosts meeting to discuss effects of presidential election

Faculty hosts meeting to discuss effects of presidential election

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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The first of a series of  post-election forums held by the University of Toledo College of Law was held Thursday, Dec. 1.  The forum offered perspective on, and analysis of the 2016 election cycle and results. Speakers included Jeff Broxmeyer and Jetsabe Caceres who are both professors of Politica...

Student Government passes legislation in support of divesting from companies who use fossil fuels

Student Government passes legislation in support of divesting from companies who use fossil fuels

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
December 6, 2016
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The University of Toledo’s Student Government passed a new piece of legislation Tuesday, Nov. 29 that approved the plan to have the University of Toledo divest from all connections with companies that use fossil fuels. According to Amal Mohamed, President of Student Government, the vote passed wit...

The University of Toledo considers plan to switch to a 15-week semester

The University of Toledo considers plan to switch to a 15-week semester

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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The University of Toledo Faculty Senate is currently debating switching from a 16-week semester to a 15-week semester.  According the to Faculty Senate presentation, the aim of altering UT’s calendar is to improve degree time, align with other four-year institutions, expand time for students to str...

Student Government holds first town hall meeting

Student Government holds first town hall meeting

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
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The University of Toledo Student Government held its first town hall of the year on Nov. 15 to gain feedback from the students regarding their experiences on campus. The meeting invited students to come in, grab refreshments and voice their opinions about the topics under discussion. SG Vice President...

Three University of Toledo students report sexual assault on campus since mid October

Three University of Toledo students report sexual assault on campus since mid October

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
November 29, 2016
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Since October, the University of Toledo has experienced three individual reports of sexual assault on campus. The first assault was reported Oct. 15, the day of the homecoming football game. The second assault was Nov. 13, and the third was Nov. 19. Each of these assaults occurred in residence halls...

Native Pride

Native Pride

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
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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...

The University of Toledo gears up from annual Thanksgiving sharing event

The University of Toledo gears up from annual Thanksgiving sharing event

November 15, 2016
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For the past three years, American families have volunteered to host The University of Toledo’s international students in their homes for Thanksgiving. The idea behind the International Thanksgiving program, as explained by Sammy Spann, assistant provost for international studies and programs, is to...

Students hold post-election discussion

Students hold post-election discussion

November 15, 2016
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Arguably, for many people, this presidential election was about voting in opposition of one candidate. The multicultural organizations that gathered Wednesday Nov. 9 for an impromptu forum focused on venting frustrations and creating unity, and proved that more was at stake than the individual disdain...

The University of Toledo honors veterans at breakfast

The University of Toledo honors veterans at breakfast

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
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On November 11, the University of Toledo held the Twelfth Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair in Savage Arena. The Breakfast was followed by the unveiling of markers outside Memorial Field House at the Veterans Memorial Plaza. Attending the breakfast were World War II veterans...

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