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Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

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Faculty and Students in the News


February 15, 2018  UT Researchers to Lead 38% of Ohio's New Water Quality Research Projects, Including "Impairment" Criteria


December 15, 2017 Area Scientists Visit Lake Erie Center to Calibrate Instruments, 13ABC
November 21, 2017 Dr. Tom Bridgeman Discusses Gulf Coast Algae, Fox8
October 24, 2017 Toledo's Harmful Algal Bloom Season Comes To End, The Blade

October 24, 2017

UT Researchers Declare End of Harmful Algal Bloom Season, NBC 24

October 24, 2017

Mayor Confirms the End to Harmful Algal Bloom Season, WTOL Toledo 11

October 23, 2017

Dr. Tom Bridgeman on Leading Edge, WTOL Toledo 11

October 16,, 2017

Algae in Maumee River Yet Another Wake-up Call for Toledo, The Blade

October 12, 2017

Rain to Flush Algae, But Old Problems Remain, 13ABC

October 9, 2017

Dr. Tom Bridgeman Updates on the Algal Bloom in the Maumee River, 13ABC

October 4, 2017

Lake Erie Center Finds Evidence of Grass Carp Spawning in Maumee River, 13 ABC

October 3, 2017

UT Researcher Discovers First Grass Carp Eggs in Maumee River, UT News

October 1, 2017

UT Students Flex Muscles Helping to Relocate River Dwellers, The Blade

September 29, 2017

UT Water and Health Experts Weigh In on Toledo Water Quality, 13ABC

September 29, 2017

UT Water and Health Experts Weigh In on Toledo Water Quality, NBC 24 Toledo

September 29, 2017

Hicks-Hudson Says Drinking Water is Safe Despite Algae Bloom, The Blade

September 28, 2017

Algae Bloom Stretches from Lake Erie Islands to Canada, The Blade

September 22, 2017

Algae research in the Maumee River, WTOL Toledo 11

September 21, 2017

UT Seismologist on Mexican Earthquake, 13ABC

September 12, 2017

Grass Carp Eggs Discovery Could Be Bad News For Ohio's Wetlands, WKSU 89.7

September 3, 2017

Biologists Swarm Sandusky River in Search of Grass Carp Invaders, The Blade

August 30,2017

University of Toledo Expedition Targets Grass Carp in River, The Blade

August 29, 2017

UT Scientist Studying Lake Erie Algae Says Algal Bloom May Have Reached Its Peak This Summer, 13ABC

August 28, 2017

Dr. Christine Mayer on Lake Erie Fish Decline, 13ABC

August 28, 2017

UT to Participate in Multi-Agency Action Targeting Grass Carp in Sandusky River, UT News

August 27, 2017

Study Focuses on Impact of Algal Blooms on Turtles, The Blade

August 15, 2017

Tom Bridgeman Talks Algae, WTOL Toledo 11

August 8, 2017

UT Student Studying Sturgeon Selected for National Fellowship,, 13ABC

August 8, 2017

Grad Student Selected as Finalist for National Fellowship From Sea Grant, UT News

August 7, 2017

Tom Bridgeman on No Swimming at Maumee Bay, WTOL Toledo 11

July 27, 2017

UT Tracking Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom to Help Water Treatment Plant Operators, UT News

July 19, 2017

Renewed Efforts Bring Native Plants Back to Toledo, The Blade

July 13, 2017

UT Professor Discusses Algae, WTOL Toledo 11

July 11, 2017

2017 Report for Ohio's Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative Highlights UT Water Quality Research, UT News

June 27, 2017

Dr. Tom Bridgeman Gives Outlook on Summer Algal Blooms, WTOL Toledo 11

June 26, 2017

Study Looks at Population Drop of Unique Bird, The Blade

June 23, 2017

Chameleon Mummified Alive by Tropical Sun, Nat Geo

June 21, 2017

UT Researchers Discovering Effects of Algal Blooms on Turtles, UT News

June 21, 2017

Large Algal Bloom Expected on Lake Erie this Summer, 13ABC

June 20, 2017

Class of a Lifetime: Studying Coral Reef Ecosystem in the Bahamas, UT News

June 16, 2017

Mayflies Not Coming Ashore in Greater Toledo Area This Year, WTOL Toledo 11

June 14, 2017

Studying the Effect of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie on Wildlife, WTOL Toledo 11

June 13, 2017

Red-headed Woodpecker Research, UT

June 12, 2017

Scientist Studies Effect of Algal Blooms on Turtles, UT News

June 9, 2017

UT Scientist Named Top 40 Under 40 by Greenhouse Product News, UT News

June 8, 2017

Turtles Help UT Researchers Learn More About the Effects of Harmful Algae, 13 ABC

June 5, 2017

Scientist Studies Effect of Algal Blooms on Turtles, UT News

May 31, 2017

Researchers Study Red-Headed Woodpeckers, UT News

May 24, 2017

Red Headed Woodpecker Research, WTOL Toledo 11

May 24, 2017

Red Headed Woodpecker Research, 13 ABC

May 18, 2017

UT Students Research Invasive Species During Conference on Lake Erie, WTOL Toledo 11

May 18, 2017

UT Student Shares Algal Bloom Research, WTOL Toledo 11

May 15, 2017

UT Faculty/Students to Present Diverse Water Quality Research at Great Lakes Conference in Detroit, UT News

May 2, 2017

Reclaiming Our River:The Effort to Revitalize the Ottawa River, 13 ABC

April 21, 2017

U.S. Senator Rob Portman Gets Face-to-Face with Asian Carp at UT Lake Erie Center, Toledo Blade

April 19, 2017

Rob Portman visits UT to Discuss Water Restoration, 24 NBC

April 19, 2017

Portman: Wetlands Sites "Working", Toledo Blade

March 26, 2017

Budget Riles Area Tourism Businesses, Toledo Blade

March 7, 2017

Locals React to Changes in Federal EPA, 13 ABC

March 6, 2017

Dr. Tom Bridgeman Discusses Algae and Warm Winter Weather, 13 ABC

February 17, 2017

Dr. Daryl Dwyer on What Can Be Done With Spent Lime After Used During Water Treatment, 13 ABC

February 8, 2017

Dr. Tom Bridgeman's Highly Cited Paper, 13ABC

February 3, 2017

Journal of Great Lakes Research Names UT Algae Expert's Paper as One of Most Highly Sighted, UT News

January 31, 2017

Grass Carp's Spread to Great Lakes Raises Level of Concern, The Blade

January 27, 2017

Climate Change Impact on Plants, 13ABC

January 23, 2017

Ecologist Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, UT News

January 19, 2017

UT Professor Tackles Climate Change at Lake Erie Center Lecture, NBC 24



November 16, 2016

Can Reptiles Survive Climate Change?, UT News

November 4, 2016

Assistant Professor Collaborates on New Book About Rare Songbird, UT News

October 6, 2016

UT Scientist Uses Algal Bloom Toxin-Measuring Research in New Statistics, UT News

September 16, 2016

UT Doctoral Student Honored For Identifying How Climate Change Threatens Food Quality, UT News

September 15, 2016

Golden-Winged Warbler Research, UT video

September 6, 2016

The University of Toledo - Our Story, Commercial with Lake Erie Center boat and students

September 4, 2016

Research Can Help Save Rare Songbirg, The Blade

September 1, 2016

Grad Student Awarded at International Conference for High-Tech Birding Research, 13ABC

August 24, 2016

UT Seismologist on Italy Earthquake, 13ABC

August 16, 2016

UT Student Helps Toledo Zoo Secure Grant Money To Restore Sturgeon To Lake Erie, UT News

August 4, 2016

World's First Geologic Map Was Far Ahead of Its Time, Jim Harrell, National Geogographic

August 4, 2016

UT Geology Class to Celebrate National Park Service Centennial With Trip to 20 Parks, Monuments, UT News

  July 29, 2016

UT Scientists, Students Help U.S. Geological Survey Develop Model to Predict Algal Bloom Toxins, UT News

  July 22, 2016

UT Researchers Partner with Green Ribbon Initiative to Identify Invasive Plant Species, UT News

  July 14, 2016

Scientists Hope to Predict Toxic Algae, Toledo Blade

  July 14, 2016

Student Researchers Help USGS Estimate Water Toxins, WTOL-TV

  July 14, 2016

Stranahan Arboretum Named 40th Most Beautiful, UT News

  July 13, 2016

Former Chief Chemist at Toledo Water Treatment Plant on H2O Quality Quest at UT, UT News

  July 8, 2016

Dry Weather Stifles Algae Bloom, Toledo Blade

  July 8, 2016

Dr. Tom Bridgeman Discusses Water Quality, 13ABC

  July 6, 2016

College Students from Across Country Spend Summer At UT for Research Experience, UT News

  July 5, 2016

Summer Interns Help to Research Lake Erie Issues, Toledo Blade

  June 28, 2016

UT's Research Vessel, UT News

  June 28, 2016

University of Toledo's Lake Erie Center Getting Hammered by Mayflies, too, Toledo Blade

  June 27, 2016

Undergraduate Summer Research Program, WTOL-TV

  June 24, 2016

Dr. Hans Gottgens Discusses Zika Virus, 13ABC

  June 21, 2016

Where do Mayflies End Up? Answer is Blowing in Wind, Toledo Blade

  June 20, 2016

Ecology Professor on the Annual Mayfly Emergence, 13ABC

  June 17, 2016

Lake Erie Water Testing, WTOL-TV

  June 15, 2016

Back to the Wildflowers, Dr. Todd Crail, Toledo Blade

  June 13, 2016

UT Students Take Daily Dip to Predict Public Swim Safety at Maumee Bay State Park, UT News

  June 12, 2016

On the Trail of an Invader, Toledo Blade

  June 9, 2016

Researchers Confirm Grass Carp are Reproducing in Great Lakes Basin,

  June 6, 2016

Outdoors Notebook - Carp Update, Columbus Dispatch

  June 6, 2016

Lake Erie Center Researchers/Students Collect Samples to Analyze Water Quality During Algal Bloom Season, UT News

  June 3, 2016

UT Algae Experts Deploy Advance-Warning Buoy Into Maumee Bay, UT News

  June 2, 2016

UT Student Discovers First Grass Carp Eggs in Great Lakes Tributary, UT News &

  June 1, 2016

Forecast helps E. Coli swimming forecasts, 13ABC

  June 1, 2016

Maumee Bay State Park Beach Clean Up, WTOL-TV

  June 1, 2016

Caroline Beck - 2016 Outstanding Graduating Senior

  May 27, 2016

E. coli Bacteria Testing and Database Modeling at Maumee Bay State Park, 13ABC

  May 9, 2016

Spring Rain Could Impact Algal Bloom Season, 13ABC

  May 6, 2016

EPA Awards UT Nearly $500,000 for Invasive Species Prevention in Great Lakes, UT News

  May 5, 2016

Millions from U.S. set for Great Lakes, THE BLADE

  May 4, 2016 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, 13ABC

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, WTOL-TV

  May 4, 2016

UT Students Plant Roadside Roots, THE BLADE

  May 4, 2016

UT Students to Give New Roundabout Landscaping Makeover, UT News

  April 30, 2016

Arbor Day at the Arboretum, UT video

  April 30, 2016

Arbor Day at the Arboretum, THE BLADE

  April 28, 2016

Budding Conservation Biologists Go Birding at Warbler Capital of the World, UT News

  April 28, 2016


Ecology Professor Daryl Dwyer on Toledo Waterways, 13ABC

  April 28, 2016

DES Spring Plant Sale on 13ABC

  April 22, 2016             

Graduate Student, Jessica Sherman, was interviewed by 13ABC regarding her research on sturgeon in Lake Erie

   April 19, 2016         

Environmental Sciences student, Alexa Seaman, was interviewed by 13ABC on our conservation biology class field exercise on songbird monitoring and banding


Last Updated: 2/15/18