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Jul 30, 2014 - Documenting Life in Ecuador
UT travel course takes students to South America to learn documentary filmmaking.
Jul 24, 2014 - Preventing Rough Waters
Senior David Pilman finds dream internship in risk management with Royal Caribbean International.
Jul 16, 2014 - Senior’s Summer Study Abroad in Italy Strengthens Language, Family Ties
Seven weeks in Florence, Italy, plus a New York job at a private investigation firm have supported this criminology major’s career goals.
Jul 10, 2014 - The Entrepreneurial Artist
UT junior turned a passion for drawing into a small business, which is now supporting her ultimate goal of becoming a lawyer.
Jul 3, 2014 - Parks and Rec Proves More than Fun and Games
Haylee Yeatman’s internship has given her an insider’s look at running a recreation program.
Jun 25, 2014 - Goodbye Cereal, Hello Bacon and Eggs
Researchers in The University of Tampa’s Human Performance Lab are testing the impact of nutrient programming on body composition.
Jun 19, 2014 - ESPN Intern Gets Cockpit View of On-Air Control Room
Steve Soliani ’15 is interning with ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort.
Jun 11, 2014 - Students Consult on Micro-Finance Projects for Ghanaian Businesses
For almost two weeks, a group of UT students stepped outside of their comfort zone and applied the principles of business learned inside the classroom with on-the-ground consulting in Ghana.
Jun 5, 2014 - From Florida Bathing Suits to London Bridal, New Grad Explores Fashion Scene
CollegeFashionista blogger Jordan Valdez ’14 is interning this summer with a London-based couture bridal designer.
May 28, 2014 - New Grad Parlays Alternative Break Experience into Internship
Brad Larino ’14 spent four years at UT involved in PEACE’s alternative breaks program. As a new graduate, he’ll build on his work at the national stage.
May 27, 2014 - Veteran Taylor Urruela ’15 Featured in PBS Special Tuesday
Taylor Urruela ’15 is featured in WEDU’s three-episode series, “Coming Back with Wes Moore,” which follows several veterans as they return from war. Urruela’s episode, “Moving Forward,” airs tonight at 8.
May 22, 2014 - UT Constructs Phase One of New Residence Hall Complex
The University of Tampa has broken ground on a new, seven-story residence hall on the site of a recently demolished residence hall.
May 21, 2014 - No. 1 Spartans Advance to National Tournament
The UT baseball team earned its second consecutive south region championship May 18, advancing to the NCAA Division II National Championship Finals. UT will play the Midwest regional champion on Saturday, May 24, at 1 p.m.
May 19, 2014 - Elevator Speeches Aren’t Just for Entrepreneurs
The UT graduate program in instructional design and technology focuses on creating instructional materials that help strengthen the process of learning.
May 12, 2014 - Graduates Asked to Honor Change Agents, Encouraged to Dream
The Class of 2014 celebrated their accomplishments at the University’s 138th commencement.
May 8, 2014 - Employed UT Graduates Yelp with Glee
Graduates are heading to jobs at companies like Yelp, Verizon and the Blackstone Group, as well as internships and volunteer opportunities like the Peace Corps.
May 1, 2014 - Laser Focus Sends Two Seniors to Top Grad Schools for Chemistry
It’s not often two students from the same school, especially the size of UT, are both accepted to the top graduate schools in the nation for their program. But that’s exactly what Hilary Brown ’14 and Jennifer Speer ’14 did.
Apr 23, 2014 - UT Yearbook Goes 3-D
VIDEO: Augmented reality gives new dimension to the Moroccan.
Apr 17, 2014 - Film Students ACT Happy
VIDEO: UT film students, faculty collaborated with the Animal Coalition of Tampa to produce a music video to Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy.”
Apr 9, 2014 - Stargazer
VIDEO: UT assistant professor of physics, who holds a NASA grant, works with students in studying the chemical compositions of stars.
Apr 3, 2014 - Senior Comm Major Knows What’SUP
Katherine Pyne ’14 likes to be challenged — whether it’s on the tennis court with the UT tennis team or out on the ocean, competing in stand-up paddleboarding.
Apr 1, 2014 - Spartans Wish Upon a Cure
A team of close to 30 students are organizing the biggest student-led fundraising event on campus this weekend.
Mar 27, 2014 - Urban Bush Women Connect UT Community
The Urban Bush Women are at UT using art to address social issues and encourage civic engagement.
Mar 25, 2014 - Student’s Business Named a ‘Coolest College Startup’
Every year since 2008, Inc. Magazine scours through a list of nearly 100 college startups and choses 16 as the best of the best. UT students have been named to this list twice — once in 2012 and again this year.
Mar 19, 2014 - Spartans on Spring Break
University of Tampa students share their spring break adventures through social media.
Mar 12, 2014 - Spartans Spend Spring Break Perusing Art, Design in NYC
UT students started spring break in New York City as part of ART 292: Art Immersion, a travel course that combines studio art and art history.
Mar 6, 2014 - The Taxman Cometh, with Spartan Pride
UT students will likely complete 2,000 or so tax returns this year as volunteers for the United Way’s Prosperity Campaign.
Feb 24, 2014 - Feeling the Groove
UT students are leading creative movement dance workshops this semester with folks who have a range of physical abilities.
Feb 20, 2014 - Pitching Dreams
Annual regional entrepreneurship conference, hosted at UT, has students competing for startup funding.
Feb 17, 2014 - STUDIO-f Comes to Life with Visiting Artist Sedrick Huckaby
The creation of monoprints is a layered art, both in the concert of folks who collaborate in the process and in the evolution of the final images.
Feb 13, 2014 - UT’s Gates Scholars Learning to See the Greatness in Themselves
Three Gates Millennium Scholars at UT reflect on how the program has impacted their collegiate experience.
Feb 6, 2014 - Women’s Lacrosse Makes History
The inaugural women’s lacrosse team hopes to leave its mark on UT.
Jan 28, 2014 - UT Students Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with Service Day
VIDEO: More than 100 students, faculty and staff participated in the annual day of service.
Jan 14, 2014 - UT Celebrates Its First MFA Cohort
VIDEO: Nineteen students in the first cohort of UT’s low-residency MFA program were recognized for their work in a hooding ceremony this January.
Jan 10, 2014 - UT Baseball Travels to Cuba for Cultural Exchange
The defending national champion University of Tampa baseball team is in Cuba Jan. 12-19 for a cultural exchange program while also playing some top baseball teams.
Dec 17, 2013 - December Commencement 2013: Creative Success and the Big Guava
Professor Jack King told the 436 graduates that hard work and deep passion are the keys to success.
Dec 13, 2013 - Post-Graduation Employment Offers Surreal Experience
Abraham Rahmanizadeh ’13, who has accepted a job at Barclays, will be one of the 436 graduates at UT’s 135th commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Dec 12, 2013 - UT Volleyball Heads Into NCAA Division II Quarterfinals Tonight
Watch the game live at 6 p.m. through the NCAA website.
Dec 11, 2013 - Tampa Men's Lacrosse Among Top Mustache Madness Fundraisers
The University of Tampa men's lacrosse program was one of the major fundraisers for Lacrosse Mustache Madness.
Dec 2, 2013 - Beyond Books: UT Students Become Civic Activists
UT students join civic efforts to save pieces of Tampa’s past.
Nov 26, 2013 - Forget Turkey, These UT Siblings Hang with Elephants for Thanksgiving
Siblings Christopher and Allison Butler have an unusual Thanksgiving tradition — they spend it feeding elephants breakfast.
Nov 20, 2013 - Sister Cities Exhibit Exhilarates
The 2013 Sister Cities Arte Exhibition brings the work of artists from Colombia to UT.
Nov 14, 2013 - Junior Hosts Remembrance Ceremony
Newtown, CT, resident Madeleine Gagne ’15 is hoping to connect students who have lost loved ones.
Nov 8, 2013 - Tennis Team Eats to Compete
The four-week Eat to Compete program is meant to give the tennis team a better perspective when it comes to fueling their bodies.
Nov 1, 2013 - Early Morning Enrichment Enhances Learning
Not only are UT students involved in experiential learning, but they are facilitating the same for the elementary students, which is enriching for all.
Oct 22, 2013 - Cross-campus Collaboration Merges Film and Music
UT experimental film students have created silent movies to roll to the UT Orchestra Halloween performance.
Oct 11, 2013 - Bonner Leaders Dedicated to Service
The UT Bonner Leader Program provides scholarships, leadership development and pairs student with a single nonprofit to work with until graduation.
Oct 7, 2013 - New Center to Act as Academic Compass
The Academic Success Center streamlines the process that promotes students’ achievement and success.
Sep 27, 2013 - Student Government Encourages Students to Put the Phone Down
When Student Government decided to participate in AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign against texting while driving, they didn’t expect the response received.
Sep 19, 2013 - Haiti Research is Focus for MBA Student
Tammy Charles ’12 MBA ’14 was awarded Phi Kappa Phi’s Love of Learning Award, which she plans to use to further her research in Haiti.
Sep 12, 2013 - West Kennedy Hall Receives Warm Grand Opening
Guests who attended the Sept. 12 grand opening of West Kennedy Hall were impressed by the residence hall’s upscale design.
Sep 10, 2013 - UT Sisters Share More Than Clothes
For three sisters, UT just feels like home.
Sep 3, 2013 - UT Twins Teach Orphans in Kenya
For a month this summer, Nicole and Samantha Taranto taught elementary school lessons at an orphanage in Kenya.
Aug 26, 2013 - UT Clears the Air
Change is in the air at UT — quite literally. As of Aug. 1, 2013, the use of all tobacco products is prohibited on campus except in four designated smoke zones.
Aug 23, 2013 - In Their Words, Photos and Videos: Move-In 2013
The countdown to move-in started months ago and ended this week with about 1,775 Spartans moving to campus. See it from the students' perspective in this Storify of their social media posts.
Aug 19, 2013 - Junior Studies Event Planning as Paley Center Intern
As an advertising and public relations major, Emily Dorso ’15 received hands-on experience this summer as an intern with the Paley Center for Media in New York City.
Aug 12, 2013 - UT Researchers Put Magic Pill to the Test
Researchers in UT’s Human Performance Lab study a dietary supplement that enhances fat loss and maintains muscle tone without changes to diet and exercise routines.
Aug 1, 2013 - UT Junior Boards Smile Train to Ghana
Katelyn Edwards ’15 was in Ghana this July as a volunteer with Smile Train, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide free cleft surgery to children in developing countries.
Jul 25, 2013 - Music Grad Awarded Summer Fellowship with the Florida Orchestra
VIDEO: Elisabet Fandino ’13 participated in a music education fellowship this summer with the Florida Orchestra.
Jul 17, 2013 - High School Students Experiment at UT
Assistant Professor Glenroy "Dean" Martin mentors two high school students this summer in the American Chemical Society’s Project SEED program at UT.
Jul 11, 2013 - Associate Professor to Appear on National Geographic Monday
Daniel Huber, UT associate professor of biology, will give his expert take on shark behavior in two episodes airing Monday of a National Geographic miniseries.
Jul 9, 2013 - Working on Wall Street Inspires UT Honors Student
Abraham Rahmanizadeh ’13 is spending his summer working 16-hour days in Manhattan in Barclays investment banking group. It’s intense work, but he said it is definitely worth it.
Jul 1, 2013 - Students Gain Clinical and Cultural Skills in Costa Rica
Transcultural healthcare topics stretch UT students’ cultural competencies.
Jun 20, 2013 - UT Senior Finds Internship Designing the Pages of People
For many graphic design or communication majors, working at a national magazine is but a dream. For Paul Braga ’14, it’s another day at the office.
Jun 13, 2013 - PEACE Alternative Break Students Explore Ecuador and Puerto Rico
As soon as exams finished and the brick campus streets emptied, almost two dozen UT students packed their bags, but they weren’t headed for home.
Jun 6, 2013 - UT Students Spend May Term in Food Fight
Studying the rhetoric of food at UT means tasting, touching and talking about it inside and outside of the classroom.
Jun 2, 2013 - UT Wins 2013 NCAA Baseball Championship
The Spartans grab a sixth national championship with an 8-2 victory over Minnesota State.
May 31, 2013 - Watch UT Baseball Saturday in Next Step Toward NCAA Championships
The University of Tampa baseball team has captured the 2013 NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship, topping Minnesota State University by a score of 8-2.
May 23, 2013 - May Term Students Find Yin and Yang in Chinese Yoga
The May Term religion course, Chinese Yoga and Meditation, takes parts of a worldview of Chinese Taoist philosophy and religion and brings them into practice with movement.
May 16, 2013 - Sociology Students Get a Picture of Homelessness
Professor Norma Winston’s applied sociology class paired UT students with experiential opportunities at the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County.
May 13, 2013 - Graduates Urged to Reach for Financial Security One Latte at a Time
In addition to goal setting and changing the world, UT graduates were asked to start thinking about retirement.
May 7, 2013 - Cruise Ships, China and Company Leadership Lay Ahead for UT Grads
UT graduates’ paths are varied, but their launching point is the same. On May 11, UT will have 1,172 new alumni to call its own.
May 1, 2013 - UT Sociology Students Head to the Deep
Shipwreck stories and treasures make history come alive for global sociology class.
Apr 26, 2013 - Exploration Encouraged in Research Week Celebration
In most cases, students read and study the results of other people’s interests and passions. At UT, however, students are encouraged to explore their own curiosity.
Apr 24, 2013 - Rapid Change Leads to Collaboration for Genetics Professors
UT professors innovate lab experiments and curriculum for genetics, molecular genetics and genomic courses with collaboration.
Apr 19, 2013 - UT Bio Majors Head Back to High School to Teach
UT students shine in lab, bringing their passion for science to Wharton High School.
Apr 16, 2013 - Gen. Schoomaker Humbly Accepts UT Namesake
The University of Tampa’s newest building — a facility to be shared by ROTC and UT Athletics — was dedicated on April 16.
Apr 12, 2013 - More than Heavy Lifting, UT Bodybuilders Thrive on Drive and Focus
The bodybuilding team will display their efforts in the first Men’s and Women’s Bodybuilding Competition on April 20.
Apr 4, 2013 - UT Dedicates New Athletic Field
UT wins Deep South Conference regular-season championship with win over Rollins.
Mar 29, 2013 - UT’s Richard Brandt Named Delta Sigma Pi National Collegian of the Year
Richard Brandt ’13 said that by getting involved in a campus organization “made the most out of my experience at UT.”
Mar 21, 2013 - Student Apprentices Get Hands-on with Visiting Artist
One can’t walk into STUDIO-f without being put to work by visiting artist William Villalongo.
Mar 14, 2013 - If Donors Raise $3,000, Senior Shaves Her Head
Mackenzie Crowley ’13 said if her UT Sociology Club can raise $3,000 by the start of UT’s Relay for Life on April 12, she’ll shave her curly locks.
Mar 8, 2013 - Dancer’s Perfectionism Pairs Perfectly with Analytics
Allison Calvanese ’13 always wanted to be a dancer. She even went to a high school focused on the arts where she majored in dance. But a car accident left her with an injured knee and the need for a career switch.
Mar 1, 2013 - Accounting Careers Become New Goal for High School Mentorship Program
Beta Alpha Psi students head to Immokalee to mentor high school students on careers in accounting, finance and information systems.
Feb 22, 2013 - UT Volleyball Team Hits the Books as Tutors
While it’s only been a couple of weeks since the UT volleyball team started tutoring students at St. Peter Claver Catholic School, they all have felt a special connection.
Feb 18, 2013 - UT Junior Helps Best Friend Develop Sunscreen Supplement
The college students launch their business Feb. 18 and said their advice to others is to overcome the fear of risk.
Feb 14, 2013 - Debate Team Works on Keeping the Conversation Deep
For the first time in UT history, UT’s Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl debate team will compete at the national level.
Feb 8, 2013 - UT Residence Hall to be Renamed Frank and Carol Morsani Hall
UT’s Stadium Center will be renamed after a multi-million dollar donation by two of Tampa Bay’s most philanthropic individuals and education advocates – Frank and Carol Morsani.
Feb 6, 2013 - UT TV Gives Students a Glimpse at Life Behind-the-Screen
The students behind the production of UT TV are taking what they learn in class and applying that immediately behind the camera.
Jan 30, 2013 - UT Gateways Students Experience Tampa History with Mafia Tour
A walking tour of Ybor City introduces UT freshmen to Tampa’s mafia past.
Jan 25, 2013 - Five UT Students Look for a Hunger Fix
Dave Wistocki ’13 and his team are figuring out a way to feed 200 million people by 2018, and win $1 million in startup capital in the process.
Jan 16, 2013 - Public Health Students Use Leadership to Change the Health on Campus
From seat belt usage to sunscreen, public health students are making UT a healthier place to be.
Jan 10, 2013 - UT Junior Helps Family Craft Crown Jewels
Susan Israel ’14 helps her family make the crowns for the Miss American Organization.
Jan 3, 2013 - UT Equestrian Club Competes in Local Show
The growing club makes its first local debut with a competition Jan. 12.
Dec 17, 2012 - 2012 Graduates Challenged to Find Their Passion
Nearly 450 graduates at Winter Commencement join a different 1 percent — the 1 percent of the world’s population that has earned a college degree.
Dec 13, 2012 - Graduates Head to Commencement with Job Offers in Hand
December graduates leave UT not just with diplomas, but with job offers.
Dec 5, 2012 - UT Students Tackle Cyberbullying at Local Middle School
UT education majors design campaign to prevent bullying through social media.
Nov 27, 2012 - NFL and UT Students Work to Reduce Drop-out Rate
Patrick 'PK' Creedon ’14 and Dylan Sellberg ’13 are on a mission each to get 3,000 signatures from the community to spread the word about the state of education.
Nov 26, 2012 - Former Florida Governors to Teach Leadership with UT Speaker Series
The first former governor to speak in UT’s Governor’s Speaker Series will be Gov. Bob Graham on Nov. 27 at 4 p.m. in the Vaughn Center.
Nov 19, 2012 - Friends Set a Thanksgiving Table
UT Friends of Internationals will help pair international students with Tampa families to experience Thanksgiving in an American home.
Nov 14, 2012 - Academic Research Leads to Power Gains for Men’s Basketball Team
VIDEO: Under the guidance of Jordan Joy ’12 and Assistant Professor Jacob Wilson, the UT men’s basketball team completed a five-week study to increase the athletes’ power, strength and endurance.
Nov 9, 2012 - Soccer by a New Name: Futbol
The Spartan Indoor Futbol Club brings the fast-paced, indoor sport to UT with its first tournament Nov. 9-11 in Cass Gym.
Nov 7, 2012 - UT Students Take Note of Cuban, Mexican and German Musicians
University of Tampa music students are learning from professional musicians from Cuba, Mexico and Germany in several master classes at UT and performances in Tampa.
Nov 1, 2012 - UT is Focus of Tampa Mayor’s TV Show
UT will be the focus of one of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s series “The Mayor’s Hour.”
Oct 29, 2012 - Dubai Doesn’t Disappoint for UT Study Abroad Sophomore
An Arabic course at UT inspired Taylor Kurkechian ’15 to study abroad at the American University in Dubai as a recipient of the William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship.
Oct 22, 2012 - UT Student Contributes to Seventeen Magazine as One of the Freshman 15
Lesley Rowland ’16 is writing about her first year at UT as one of Seventeen magazine’s Freshman 15.
Oct 19, 2012 - NBC Today Show to Broadcast from UT
The NBC Today Show, with anchor Lester Holt, is going to broadcast from the UT campus this Sunday.
Oct 17, 2012 - Homecoming Features New Concert, New Pageant and New Spartan Games
Kayla Roy ’13 is hoping to build upon UT homecomings from the past with events that turn into traditions.
Oct 11, 2012 - Community Orchestra Gains Note
With a debut concert on Oct. 16, the UT Community Orchestra unites students with Tampa Bay musicians.
Oct 9, 2012 - Technical Theater Training Transitions Students to Professional World
From lighting to stage technology, UT students are learning the ropes of the technical side of theater.
Oct 3, 2012 - Concert Series Schedule Stuns with Performances Including Westminster Abbey Organist
The first concert of the 2012-2013 Concert Artist Series will be the first to feature the chapel’s organ with an orchestra.
Sep 27, 2012 - Ribbons are Cut for Martinez Athletics Center and HSHP
New Martinez and Health Sciences and Human Performance buildings give a fresh vibe to academics and athletics.
Sep 21, 2012 - Refugee Honors His Education by Building a School in West Africa
From selling shirts to pay for his high school education in West Africa to receiving his second master’s degree at UT, Dodé Ackey ’12 knows the value of an education.
Sep 14, 2012 - Peer Journal Publication Just One Highlight for Human Performance Student
Ryan Lowery ’14 has been able to use the research he’s done in the Health Sciences and Human Performance lab out on the baseball field.
Sep 11, 2012 - UT Student by Day, Campaign Worker by Night
For the past eight months, Marco Tarantino ’14 has been getting a crash course in running a political campaign.
Sep 7, 2012 - Newsweek and Time Give UT Students Crash Course in Covering a Convention
Surviving off of Clif Bars and coffee, UT interns for Newsweek/The Daily Beast and Time magazine worked long but exhilarating days during the 2012 RNC.
Sep 5, 2012 - PBS Staffers Find RNC Great Work Experience
RNC experiences extend to PBS staffers from UT hired to help cover the national event.
Aug 31, 2012 - NBC Runners Find RNC Mind-blowing
Kevin Falck ’15 and Luz Insignares ’13 were hired this week as runners for NBC to help with coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention.
Aug 30, 2012 - CNN/Time Intern Confirms Passion for Politics
Bryce Thomas ’13, a marketing major, is spending the first week of classes as a marketing intern for CNN/Time, assisting with its coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Aug 27, 2012 - UT Students, Staff Blog about RNC for Huffington Post
Students and staff write from an insider’s perspective in their Huffington Post blog, “A View from the Minarets.”
Aug 23, 2012 - Press Pass Opens Window to Journalists’ World
Chelsea Daubar ’15 and Joshua Napier ’13, with press passes in hand, will watch and cover the 2012 Republican National Convention from inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Aug 22, 2012 - RNC 101 Helps Freshmen Connect with Campus and Civics
The nearly 1,500 freshmen attending orientation this week will be introduced to campus and to Blackboard, the University’s software program used in course delivery, with a political twist.
Aug 16, 2012 - Arabic Fluency Draws Student to Tunisia
Catherine Gambel ’12 spent eight weeks studying Arabic in Tunisia this summer with the help of a U.S. State Department scholarship.
Aug 10, 2012 - Summer Internship on Pacific Island Tests Senior’s Flexibility
If you can locate the Philippines on a map, than you might know where Jan-Michael Archer ’13 spent his summer. For two months, the UT senior has lived on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called Chuuk.
Aug 1, 2012 - Summer Surgeries, Research Boost Confidence of UT’s Pre-Med Students
Six UT pre-med students have spent the summer in operating rooms, shadowing doctors on rounds and writing abstracts on their clinical research data.
Jul 23, 2012 - UT Student Makes App Impression
Christian Reich ’14 fights boredom on semester breaks by creating things. This past year, he created his fourth iPhone application, which was released this July.
Jul 11, 2012 - UT Intern Spends Summer on the REEF
Jana Huebner ’13 is working on ocean conservation efforts as an intern with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL.
Jul 2, 2012 - 1,000 Miles and Still Paddling
Hector Manley '12 is halfway through his goal of paddling the entire Mississippi River this summer.
Jun 21, 2012 - Turkish Trip is a Sommer Adventure
Sommer Kuhn ’13 observed dolphin-assisted therapy in Turkey with the help of the Timothy M. Smith Inspiration Through Exploration Award.
Jun 14, 2012 - UT Students Go Underwater to Study Honduran Coral Reefs
UT students headed underwater to get a taste for life as coral reef ecologists.
Jun 7, 2012 - Three UT Students Spend Semester at Sea
Samantha Rosenbaum ’13, Hannah Bouchillon ’13 and Kellie Hale ’14 circumnavigated the globe as shipmates aboard the Semester at Sea program.
May 31, 2012 - Fulbright Award Fulfills UT Grad’s Dream
Fulbright Fellow Carlos Salinas Zárate ’12 heads to Madrid in August to begin the highly competitive program.
May 23, 2012 - Thailand Trip Touches UT Students
The students who attended the alternative break trip to Thailand came back with a similar takeaway – happiness can reside in the simplicity of life.
May 15, 2012 - Cannes Film Festival Premiers UT Senior’s Short Film
Matt Goldberg ’12 planned to go with the UT travel course to the Cannes Film Festival this week. What he didn’t plan on was watching one of his own movies being premiered.
May 7, 2012 - New Grads Challenged to Make a Positive Impact
More than 1,200 students became graduates at the 132nd commencement of The University of Tampa.
May 3, 2012 - President’s Fellows Evolve into Positive Social Changemakers
The first group of President’s Leadership Fellows will graduate on May 6 not only as classmates and leaders, but as good friends.
Apr 30, 2012 - Leadership Minor Equips Grads for Success
In the fall of 2010, Seth Morenzoni ’12 and Abbey Ray ’12 took the inaugural step in becoming the first to enroll in UT’s leadership minor. When they graduate this May, the two will leave behind 28 students who have followed in their path.
Apr 23, 2012 - New Graduate First in Family to Receive University Diploma
As the youngest of six children, it is unusual for Latoya Bowe ’12 to be the first at anything in her family. However on May 6, she’ll be the first person in her family to receive a college degree.
Apr 18, 2012 - UT Students Awarded for Immersing Themselves in Education
This past year, several University of Tampa students blew off the doors of traditional classroom learning and dove head first into foreign cultures, into scientific discovery and into relationships where volunteering ignited connection and true growth.
Apr 11, 2012 - Speak Your Mind, or Say Nothing at All
Interfaith Harmony Week promotes self-expression and the search for commonalities and understand among people.
Apr 6, 2012 - UT Students Buy Pollution Rights, Help Reduce Acid Rain
The UT Environmental Protection Coalition successfully bid in the U.S. EPA Clean Air Markets Auction in March and purchased the pollution rights for 774 tons of sulfur dioxide, keeping them out of the hands of polluters.
Apr 2, 2012 - Sorority Sister Lobbies Nationally for Greek Life
One of UT’s Greek Life members will be lobbying for change in Washington, D.C., this April as part of the national Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee with the North-American Interfraternity Conference.
Mar 26, 2012 - Traveling Nurses Find Future in UT’s MSN Program
Michael and Michelle Franks ’12 worked as traveling nurses before enrolling in UT’s master’s of nursing program. They are one of only three couples that have enrolled in the program together.
Mar 22, 2012 - Student Leaders Promote Green Revolution with March 24 Forum
Members of the student organization Focus UT are hosting a Clean Energy Forum on March 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Plant Hall’s Fletcher Lounge.
Mar 20, 2012 - Construction Begins on New Residence Hall with Groundbreaking March 22
The groundbreaking on Thursday, March 22, at 3 p.m. of the University of Tampa’s newest addition includes an opportunity for current students to be the first to select their room in Residence Hall VII.
Mar 12, 2012 - UT Faculty and Students Research HMB Effects on Human Performance
UT students participate in study of the effects of HMB on human performance as researchers and as the study's population group of elite athletes. VIDEO
Mar 8, 2012 - UT Runners Take Gasparilla by Storm
The 5K and Half Marathon Gasparilla titles were taken by two UT students and one alumnus.
Mar 2, 2012 - Program Exchanges UT Leaders with Those at University of Memphis
Nine UT and nine University of Memphis students are engaged in a new and unique initiative this semester called the Leadership Exchange, a six-month study of poverty and homelessness where students learn how to create social change.
Feb 23, 2012 - Sophomore Entrepreneur Uses Pet Supplies to Propel Him to Success
Jared Shlager’s residence hall room is also his board room. As the CEO of two companies, the UT sophomore is living the college life while balancing the responsibilities of an entrepreneur.
Feb 16, 2012 - Cuba Trip Leaves First-Hand Impressions
For 17 UT students who traveled there this winter, Cuba came alive through the revolutions, history and culture studied in the classroom and then absorbed in real-time as they covered the country from east to west.
Feb 10, 2012 - Senior’s Heart Beats for Chemistry
Tavya Benjamin ’12 has found a passion for chemistry through lab work, an internship and the help of her UT professors.
Feb 6, 2012 - UT Lacrosse Set to Face Off Against Florida Southern in Inaugural Game
The University of Tampa lacrosse team is set to begin its highly anticipated inaugural season on Friday against conference rival Florida Southern College at 7 p.m. in Pepin Stadium.
Feb 2, 2012 - Senior’s First Solo Exhibit Expresses Complexities of the Human Experience
Jeremy Bell ’12 has created eight portraits for a series called 'Scent of Divinity' which will be displayed Feb. 4 in his first solo exhibit.
Jan 26, 2012 - UT to Break Ground on New Residence Hall
The University of Tampa has announced it will break ground immediately on its largest residence hall on a site that borders Kennedy Boulevard.
Jan 23, 2012 - Semester at the United Nations Exposed Senior to the World
Raul Rios ’12 spent 10 weeks recently as an intern with the Department of State’s U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City.
Jan 17, 2012 - Small Business Research Takes Professor to Brazil, India and China
Judith Washburn, associate professor of marketing, travelled to Brazil, India and China during her sabbatical to conduct research for a book on small to medium-size enterprises in these emerging economies.
Jan 12, 2012 - Students Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s Memory with Service Day
More than 110 students will be making an impact and honoring Martin Luther King Jr. by spending time in the Tampa community with various volunteer projects as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Jan 10, 2012 - VISTA Volunteer Hopes to Connect Students with Career Passion
As the VISTA volunteer at UT, Hollibaugh works on projects where community agencies can connect with faculty to provide students with more individualized service opportunities.
Jan 3, 2012 - “Lectores” Blends Ybor City History with Creative Writing Giants
The “Lectores” public reading series will host prominent authors Michael Connelly, Amy Hill Hearth, George Saunders and many others in its inaugural season.
Dec 23, 2011 - Campus Work Experience Prepares Graduate for D.C. Career
Although sad to leave UT behind, Jessica Beaugez '11 credits the University with preparing her for a successful post-college career. VIDEO.
Dec 19, 2011 - Holiday Celebration Concert Performed to Packed House
The traditional University of Tampa holiday concert, Et in terra pax: A Holiday Celebration, showcased the choral ensembles of the University and featured readings of the season. VIDEO
Dec 12, 2011 - Graduate Program Truly Helped Student Reach for the Stars
Panayot Slavov ’11, who will graduate with a master’s in marketing on Saturday, said the graduate program at UT helped him find a job in the aerospace sector and inspired him to start a renewable energy company.
Dec 5, 2011 - Car Club Gives New Meaning to Toy Drive
DRIVE UT, a student car enthusiast club, will host a car show and Toys for Tots fundraiser on Dec. 10.
Dec 1, 2011 - Friends of Freddie Pay Tribute to UT Alumnus and 49ers Football Great
Freddie Solomon ’75 said he is blessed and grateful for the opportunity UT provided him.
Nov 28, 2011 - Students Use Service to Give Thanks
Ten UT students participated in the PEACE Volunteer Center’s first Thanksgiving Alternative Break Trip to the farming community of Immokalee, FL.
Nov 21, 2011 - UT Professor, with International Team, Proves Cave Drawings Are Accurate
Rebecca Bellone, an associate professor of biology, collaborated on an international study that shows ancient cave paintings in France were true depictions.
Nov 16, 2011 - Business Boot Camp Has Students Finding Their Entrepreneurial Spirit
CREATE, an extracurricular program open to students from all majors, develops entrepreneurial potential.
Nov 11, 2011 - Hockey Game Versus USF Helps Curtis Cross-Check Cancer
The Nov. 15 UT versus University of South Florida matchup at the St. PeteTimes Forum will be an exciting rivalry to watch and a way to support teammate Curtis McIntyre ’13, who is battling cancer.
Nov 7, 2011 - Student Veterans, PEACE Connect with Area Homeless
Education, fundraising and direct service opportunities are planned to give students a better understanding of the issues surrounding hunger and homelessness.
Oct 31, 2011 - Drag Racer Ready for UT’s Speed
It isn’t unusual for Kelsey Lay ’15 to hit 180 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds. As a junior dragster, Lay trains to hit top speeds as fast as she can.
Oct 25, 2011 - Equestrian Club Debuts Competitive Team with Seven Ribbons
The UT Equestrian Club has a new competitive team this year, participating in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association’s events. All seven riders placed in the team's first competition.
Oct 17, 2011 - Education Majors Balance Work and Play
VIDEO: UT education majors blend education with fun working as playologists at the Glazer Children's Museum.
Oct 11, 2011 - Kayaking Mississippi Would Fill Another Chapter for UT Senior
Hector Manley ’12 has plans to kayak the entire Mississippi River all the while raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Wheelchair Foundation, in an effort he’s calling Paddling for a Purpose.
Oct 7, 2011 - UT Honorary Doctorate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Named Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who gave the 2009 commencement address, is the first woman to lead an African nation. She is a leading promoter of peace, justice and democratic rule, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for her work protecting the safety and rights of women.
Oct 7, 2011 - UT Professor Learns How to Turn French Fries Into Fuel
Assistant Professor John Struss says making biodiesel from spent cooking oil is an excellent real-world application of the chemistry he teaches in UT labs.
Oct 4, 2011 - Deans’ Initiative Digs Into Civility
P.M. Forni hopes to get the UT community talking when he comes to campus Oct. 6 to kick off the Fall 2011 Deans’ Initiative on Civility with an address from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values.
Sep 26, 2011 - Sophomore Inspired to Give Survivors of Sexual Violence a Forum
Charli Solis ’14 helped organize an event that drew a crowd of 500 in the name of raising awareness about sexual violence and the stereotypes of women who are assaulted.
Sep 21, 2011 - Former Tampa Mayor Eager to Develop UT Leaders
Pam Iorio, UT's leader-in-residence, said she is excited to be on campus and is eager to start working with the students.
Sep 14, 2011 - UT Students Take Rank with Global Brigades
UT's young women make positive social change in Honduras by focusing on public health.
Sep 8, 2011 - Cultural Immersion Proves Colorful for Printmaking Professor
Ina Kaur, an assistant professor of art, traveled to villages in India this summer in an attempt to understand and bridge the gap between traditional and contemporary art practices.
Sep 2, 2011 - Senior Named One of “20 Under 25” by Creative Loafing Newspaper
Kaneesha Heath ’12 was recently named one of Creative Loafing newspaper’s "20 Under 25," an article highlighting promising upcoming young artists in Tampa Bay.
Aug 30, 2011 - UT Junior Researches Middle East for Peacemaking Nonprofit
Yasaman Sherbaf ’13 was a 2011 program intern with the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s Task Force on the Middle East where she spent the summer researching military spending.
Aug 29, 2011 - Professor Rebecca White Shares Entrepreneurship Secrets
As the director of UT’s Entrepreneurship Center, Rebecca White will share secrets on navigating as an entrepreneur in the current market on WTSP-Channel 10’s “Studio 10” on Aug. 31.
Aug 23, 2011 - UT Students Gain Hands-on Experience
UT students take their learning experience outside the classroom to intern at the Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa Bay Watch and the Locicero Medical Group. (Video)
Aug 19, 2011 - Senior Films Nonprofits in Cape Town
Elizabeth Fisler ’12 created marketing videos for a nonprofit in South Africa this summer, an experience she said stretched her academically and emotionally.
Aug 12, 2011 - The Intern Wears Prada
Alexa Speyer ’12 landed her dream internship with Teen Vogue where she spent this summer in the magazine’s New York City office helping design layouts.
Aug 4, 2011 - Students Study Digital Life in Singapore
Andrew Argue ’10, M.S. ’11 and Michael Verdi ’11 spent six weeks at the Digital Life Academy in Singapore this summer learning how to lead as entrepreneurs in the digital world.
Jul 28, 2011 - Research in Exercise Science Lifts Students to Center Stage
Six UT students find their research published as undergraduates and make career choices based off this year-long experience.
Jul 21, 2011 - Sri Lanka Sojourn Includes Elephants
Timothy M. Smith Inspiration Through Exploration Award winner Kaushal Vaddiraj ’13 spent this summer in Sri Lanka taking care of elephants.
Jul 14, 2011 - Senior Spends Summer with F. Scott Fitzgerald in France
Christine Fernandez ’11 presented her paper at the 11th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference in Lyon, France, in July.
Jul 7, 2011 - Flying High in Tanzania
Xela Steenberge ’12 spent June treating patients in rural Tanzania as an intern, observing physical and occupational therapists at work in a hospital in Arusha and accompanying medical flights to rural Masai villages.
Jun 30, 2011 - TGH Intern Takes Research to Heart
Aimee Polgar ’13 wants a career in sports medicine, but after an internship this summer at Tampa General Hospital, she is reconsidering fields.
Jun 23, 2011 - Professor Finds Student Journalists Making Their Voices Heard in Iraq
Assistant Professor Dan Reimold traveled to the Kurdish region of Iraq this May to visit with student journalists at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani.
Jun 16, 2011 - Global Communication Course Brings Students In Contact with Facebook Execs
UT students traveled to Western Europe to learn about business communication, including global marketing with Facebook executives in Ireland.
Jun 13, 2011 - Grad Student Finds Bullying Doesn’t End on the Playground
Graduate student Laura Strite ’11 is researching workplace bullying and wants to write training manuals to help managers respond appropriately.
Jun 1, 2011 - Sheer Cliffs and Conservation Highlight Zion Trip
Students participate in conservation efforts at Zion National Park in one of UT's alternative breaks.
May 25, 2011 - Religious Devotion, Graphic Design Lead UT Junior on Pilgrimage
When Danielle Duet ’13 posted a religious slideshow to YouTube, she never thought it’d take her to Bosnia, or make her a presenter at the 2011 National Medjugorje Conference at the University of Notre Dame.
May 23, 2011 - Students in Theatre, Psychology Honored for Their Ethics
Two University of Tampa seniors have been honored for their compassion, leadership and selflessness with this year’s Student Ethics Award.
May 12, 2011 - For the Love of the Game
Roller hockey, paintball and cricket teams are making a name for themselves and the rest of UT’s sports club program, which is growing each year.
May 9, 2011 - Graduates Pledge to be Socially Responsible
Almost 30 years to the day after Kristen Price ’81 donned a cap and gown and received her diploma on the lawn of Plant Park, she was giving the commencement address for the class of 2011.
May 2, 2011 - Graduate Heads to Manhattan with Finance Degree
Francheska Flores ’11 landed a job with JPMorgan Chase in its operations department. The finance major will move to Manhattan after graduation to begin her new future.
Apr 27, 2011 - Professor, Two Students Make Two-Mile Jump
When Assistant Professor Kathryn Branch, who teaches criminology and criminal justice at UT, mentioned in her victimology class that she’d be skydiving for a good cause, she didn’t anticipate two of her students joining her in the jump.
Apr 22, 2011 - Beyond Seeds and Shovels, UT Students Help Community Grow
Now a year into a Tampa Heights community garden project, it is clear that the President's Leadership Fellows' project is about intergenerational cooperation, team building and creating a sense of community.
Apr 19, 2011 - Journalism Students Post to International Wire Service
Journalism students involved in UPIU, a project aimed at educating the next group of journalists, are given a platform for self-publishing content, UPIU staff-lead workshops, feedback and edits of their stories with hopes of publishing them on UPI.com.
Apr 14, 2011 - Students Celebrate Life in 16-Hour Walk
Every year for almost a decade, Samantha Lauf ’12 has participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, a 16-hour walk through the night.
Apr 12, 2011 - Clinton Global Initiative Inspires Two UT Social Entrepreneurs
For two UT students who attended the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative University, networking with other social entrepreneurs proved inspirational.
Apr 5, 2011 - Intern of the Year Studies Shark Spines
Erin Tate ’11 was an animal behavior research intern at the Florida Aquarium and this spring was selected by the Office of Career Services as UT’s first Intern of the Year.
Apr 1, 2011 - UT Entrepreneurs Welcome Participants to Regional Conference
UT Entrepreneurs hosts the 2011 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference, the official regional conference of the national Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO).
Mar 28, 2011 - A Different Kind of Break
From mentoring abused teens to repairing a roof for an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease, many UT students spent spring break on alternative trips.
Mar 22, 2011 - National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Maps Human Ancestry
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Spencer Wells comes to UT to speak about his Genographic Project which traces human migration patterns.
Mar 18, 2011 - UT Club Gives Cricket Championships a Swing
UT’s Cricket Club advanced to the 2011 Spring Break Championship against teams like the University of Florida and Auburn University.
Mar 16, 2011 - UT Helps Pilot Interfaith Movement
Patel’s dream is for interfaith leadership and interfaith literacy to be hallmarks of a college education. He told a University of Tampa crowd gathered in the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values on March 15 that he was energized to be in a place that was piloting the movement.
Mar 10, 2011 - American Muslim Espouses Interfaith Dialogue at UT
Eboo Patel has been called a changemaker.He has shared his vision at gatherings like the Clinton Global Initiative, TED conference and Nobel Peace Prize Forum. He comes next to The University of Tampa on March 15.
Mar 7, 2011 - Sociology Professor Dreams of Harnessing Human Potential
Associate Sociology Professor Bruce Friesen recently received a $34,000 grant from the Tampa Bay Hunger Council to assess food insecurity in Hillsborough and Pinellas households.
Mar 2, 2011 - Freshman Familiar with Tennis Courts of the World
Lauren Hewett ’14 has played tennis in five different countries. As a member of UT's women's tennis team, the Hertfordshire, England, native has now brought her competitive nature to Tampa.
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