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The UT Journal

The University of Tampa's full-color magazine connects UT to its alumni, parents and friends. Three issues are published each year: Spring (in April), Fall (in August) and Winter (in December). 

UT Journal Spring 2021 Cover

The Spring 2021 Issue

Seven of this issue’s articles are available as links below, and the entire issue can also be read as a z-mag.


Paintings, sculptures, photos, printmaking and mixed media work by 27 alumni and faculty artists are being showcased in “65 Years in the Making,” one of several new exhibitions at UT. Here, we take a closer look at a few of the artists who make it so special.

Read Story: A Feast for the Eyes

This year’s historic Super Bowl LV wasn’t just a great excuse to celebrate our victorious home team — it provided UT students and alumni a behind-the-scenes look at how the nation’s largest sporting event comes together.

Read Story: Champa Bay!

Twice a U.S. ambassador in Africa, Patricia Moller ’73 knows a thing or two about how to have complicated conversations and persuade powerful leaders.

Read Story: One Daring Diplomat

Spartan Spotlights

The Video Whiz

Drew Townsend ’02

Drew Townsend ’02 and his small video company (The Naples Studio in Naples, FL) won four Telly Awards, which honor excellence in video and TV annually — despite being up against giants like Microsoft and Verizon in the global competition.

Read Story: Drew Townsend ’02

The Harness Driver

Miriam Toland ’67

Miriam Toland ’67 is a 76-year-old professional harness racer, meaning a horse pulls her in a two-wheeled carriage (usually called a sulky) around a track. One of the few seniors on the circuit, she steered one of her racehorses for a mile against eight other people last July at Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY — and won.

Read Story: Miriam Toland ’67

Spartan Ready Philanthropy

Supporting the Ferman Center for the Arts is the latest example of the family’s impact over the last seven decades.

Read Story: The Fermans: “The First Family of UT”

Thanks to these key donors, special areas were created inside the Ferman Center for the Arts for students and faculty to thrive.

Read Story: Dance, Theater and Art Spaces Come to Life

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