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Rocket to compete in State Farm’s Slam Dunk Championship April 2

J.D. Weatherspoon amassed 115 dunks during 67 games for Toledo.

J.D. Weatherspoon is one of eight players who will compete in the State Farm’s 27th annual College Slam Dunk and Three-Point Championships Thursday, April 2.

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Events

UT’s iconic tower to go dark for Earth Hour March 28

Earth Hour 2013

UT will observe Earth Hour Saturday, March 28, by turning off the lights on University Hall’s tower at 8:30 p.m.

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Events

Architect and ceramic artist to present workshops, lecture

The Solar Village Prospect in Longmont, Colo., was designed by Michael Tavel Architects.

Ceramic installation artist Tsehai Johnson and UT alumnus and architect Michael Tavel will visit the University to give two workshops and a lecture Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31.

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Medicine and Life Sciences

Professor, trustee recognized for service, achievement

Sharon Speyer, left, and Dr. Iman Mohamed were all smiles after receiving awards earlier this month at the YWCA Milestones: A Tribute to Women.

Sharon Speyer, vice chair of the UT Board of Trustees, and Dr. Iman Mohamed of the UT College of Medicine and Life Sciences, received awards earlier this month at the YWCA Milestones: A Tribute to Women.

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Medicine and Life Sciences

Two professors named Jefferson Award winners

Williamson

Dr. Celia Williamson and Dr. Kristopher Brickman, UT faculty members, are two recipients of this year’s Toledo Area Jefferson Awards.

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Events

Toledoans speaking out against bullying at March 26 talk

Jamera White, shown here in family photos, committed suicide at age 12 because of bullying.

“Sticks and Stones Will Break Your Bones and Words Can Certainly Kill: What We Have Learned from the Loss of Jamera White” will be presented Thursday, March 26, at noon in the Student Union.

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Events

Songfest to sport red, white and blue March 28

songfest 2015

This year’s Songfest will pay tribute to American music icons and raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. See the song and dance competition Saturday, March 28, at 5 p.m. in Savage Arena.

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American history, archeology to be discussed at humanities talk March 27

humanities text

Dr. Ami Pflugrad-Jackisch, associate professor of history, and Dr. Melissa Baltus, assistant professor of anthropology, will speak at Humanities Happy Hour Friday, March 27.

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Alumni

Pacemaker Awards to honor local executive, outstanding UT business students

Cavanaugh

Steven Cavanaugh, executive vice president and chief operating officer of HCR ManorCare Inc. in Toledo, is the 2015 recipient of the Business Pacemaker Award.

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Events

Event shines spotlight on Diversity Champions

Dr. Shanda Gore, associate vice president for equity, diversity and community engagement, and chief diversity officer, shows off the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine that she accepted recently in Washington, D.C., on behalf of the University.

2015 Diversity Champions are announced, and UT receives the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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