New Fatigue Tester Advances Engineering Research Opportunities  
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by Nicki Gorny
3h ago
A high-temperature ultrasonic fatigue tester is expected to create significant new opportunities for student and faculty researchers at The University of Toledo College of Engineering. “We’re grateful to the U.S. Department of Defense, which funded its purchase under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program,” said Dr. Meysam Haghshenas, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and director of the Failure, Fracture and Fatigue Laboratory. “This is a very specialized piece of equipment, and we are excited to be the only ..read more
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A Neighbor’s Lifesaving Offer
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by Tyrel Linkhorn
3h ago
Georgette Mihaljevic once tried to get over her fear of needles by volunteering to give blood. After passing out during three consecutive attempts, she was kindly asked not to try again. But when Mihaljevic learned her close friend and former neighbor, retired scientist Dr. Rafat Ansari, needed a kidney transplant, she quickly volunteered to go through the rigorous testing to see if she might be a match. Georgette Mihaljevic, left, donated one of her kidneys to her close friend and former neighbor, Dr. Rafat Ansari. The pair underwent successful back-to-back surgeries at UTMC at the end of No ..read more
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Physics Graduate Looks for Impactful Future in the Medical Field
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by Tyrel Linkhorn
3h ago
Morgan Spooneybarger enrolled at The University of Toledo with a keen interest in astrophysics but was not certain about what she might do with her studies after graduation. Over the last four years, the soon-to-be-minted graduate of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics found her calling. CELEBRATING SUCCESS: UToledo recognizes the Class of 2024 with a series of stories featuring students receiving their degrees at spring commencement. “When I came to UToledo, I knew I was going to major in physics and I was not thinking about anything else after that,” she said. “Now I have a sen ..read more
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Free Period Products for Students Available in All Academic Buildings
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by Natalie Burgess
3h ago
Free period products are now available in all academic buildings on Main and Health Science Campus through an initiative by the UToledo Student Government and Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women to advance period equity initiatives on campus. University of Toledo President Gregory Postel pledged $5,000 for period products during fall semester with the help of Dr. Sammy Spann, vice president of student affairs and dean of students. From left to right, Abbie Ragan, Student Government senator and director of Period Equity; Addie Reed, Student Government senator; Dr. Sammy Spann, vice president ..read more
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Boomer Activity Challenges Ageist Attitudes Depicting Mental, Physical Declines
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by Staff
19h ago
Dr. Patricia Case, a professor of sociology, talks about the importance of reframing society’s view on aging. Read: Boomer Activity Challenges Ageist Attitudes Depicting Mental, Physical Declines The post Boomer Activity Challenges Ageist Attitudes Depicting Mental, Physical Declines first appeared on UToledo News ..read more
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University of Toledo Celebrates Holi
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by Staff
19h ago
Danisha Ray, president of the Indian Students Cultural Organization, discusses the Holi Toledo celebration on Centennial Mall on Friday, April 19. Read: University of Toledo Celebrates Holi The post University of Toledo Celebrates Holi first appeared on UToledo News ..read more
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UToledo President Accepts New Opportunity
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by Meghan Cunningham
19h ago
The University of Toledo President Gregory Postel has accepted an opportunity at the University of Cincinnati as Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the College of Medicine. Aligned with his contract that runs through June 30, 2025, Postel provided a six month notice to the UToledo Board of Trustees and expressed his commitment to assisting with a leadership transition. Postel “I will always be proud to be a Rocket, but I am excited for this new opportunity to focus my energies on the healthcare operations side of the important work we do,” Postel said. “Thank you for welcom ..read more
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Sparkling Fun
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by Daniel Miller
1d ago
Sydnee McLennan, a marketing student, holds a sparkler during the RocketFest bonfire Friday evening at the flatlands. RocketFest featured a series of events and activities for Student Appreciation Week. Leslie Sacoto, left, a biology student, and Danielle Hasting, a media communication student, roast marshmallows at the bonfire. Kiya Morehead, a media communication student, sings “My Prerogative” by Bobby Brown as Jaedon Lewis, a digital communication student, dances in the background on Monday during karaoke at Phoenicia Cuisine in Thompson Student Union as part of RocketFest. Stuff-a-Plus ..read more
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College of Engineering Adds Research Showcase to April 26 Senior Design Expo
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by Nicki Gorny
1d ago
Tile drainage systems installed under rows of agricultural crops don’t just carry away excess subsurface water. These systems also carry away nutrients, especially when a sudden rain prevents fertilizer from properly saturating the soil. That’s a problem for farmers, whose crops and finances stand to suffer. The Senior Design Expo will be combined for the first time this semester with a new Day of Research, highlighting additional student and faculty research activities in the college. It’s also a problem for wider communities affected by harmful algal blooms that are fed by common agricultu ..read more
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Dual Education and English Graduate Grateful for ‘Memorable’ Rocket Kids Experience
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by Natalie Burgess
1d ago
Allyson Givens is set to begin a lifelong dream of teaching English and working with young students. Givens graduates with honors on Saturday, May 4, with a bachelor of education degree specializing in adolescent and young adult education and a bachelor of arts degree in English specializing in English literature. CELEBRATING SUCCESS: UToledo recognizes the Class of 2024 with a series of stories featuring students receiving their degrees at spring commencement. “I always had a passion for the English language,” Givens said. “My English teacher had cultivated a classroom environment that enco ..read more
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