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From internships to student achievements to recognition of The University of Tampa faculty and institution as a whole, the following is a running archive of UT press releases, called News Articles, and feature stories, noted as UT Life.

Posted December 16, 2020 in UT Life

Do You See What I See?

A UT team studies how people have an easier time recognizing faces of individuals from their own racial group.

Posted April 09, 2020 in UT Life

UT Faculty Robot Research Aimed at Boosting Minority Women in STEM

UT Faculty Robot Research Aimed at Boosting Minority Women in STEM

Posted November 07, 2019 in News

UT Alumnus Announces Endowed Chair in Psychology in Honor of His Late Wife, a Fellow Alum

UT Alumnus Announces Endowed Chair in Psychology in Honor of His Late Wife, a Fellow Alum

Posted May 23, 2018 in UT Life

Narcissism Study Explores the Reasons for Selfie-Taking in Emerging Adults

In this age of smart phones and social media, the rise of selfies, or self-portraits, seems inevitable. They have become commonplace, especially amongst millennials, leading to the perception of this generation as more narcissistic than their predecessors.

But is there a link between selfie taking and narcissism?

Erin Koterba, associate professor of psychology, and two of her students, Kaitlyn Ligman ’17 and Faith Ponti ’17, set out to investigate motives for emerging adults (ages 18–29) to take and post selfies to social media and to explore how gender and narcissism predict selfie-taking behavior.


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