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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 March 20, 2019 in News

In a ranking of MBA programs that stressed “fact based criteria,” The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business was placed in the “Tier One” out of 144 schools in 25 countries worldwide. Additionally, UT’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program was ranked 34th out of 91 schools in the Tier One of EMBA programs.

The ranking was compiled by CEO Magazine in an effort to “cut through the noise and provide potential students with a performance benchmark for those schools under review.” The factors (and percentage weighting) for rankings included quality of faculty (34.95), international diversity (9.71), class size (9.71), accreditation (8.74), faculty to student ratio (7.76), price (5.83), international exposure (4.85), work experience (4.85), professional development (4.85), gender parity (4.85) and delivery methods (3.8). 

Posted February 14, 2019 in UT Life

There is a trend for the world’s critical infrastructures, such as power plants, nuclear facilities, dams and water treatment facilities, to become part of the internet of things (IoT). However, when these supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems were originally created, there was no internet and no threat of hackers, which leaves them vulnerable for malicious attackers to exploit the outdated facilities and cause serious damage.

This trend caught the attention of student research assistants, juniors and cybersecurity majors Ashley Newsome and Jenny Khanal.

“They were made without security in mind,” said Khanal, of Nepal. “Physical security yes, but they weren’t considering cyberattacks.”

Posted January 15, 2019 in UT Life

UT faculty offer their advice on a variety of topics in a Winter 2019 UT Journal article, “The UT Guide to…” Featured here are two of the six articles; find the others online in the UT Journal.

Posted March 21, 2018 in News

In a ranking of MBA programs that stressed “fact based criteria,” The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business was placed in the “Tier One” of worldwide programs. Additionally, UT’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program was ranked 43rd out of 85 schools in Tier One of EMBA programs.

Posted March 13, 2018 in UT Life

A couple weeks ago, Erin Hanson '21 was prepping to go to a Tampa Bay Lightning game when she received the call from the Lightning Foundation. She'd been named a Lightning Community Heroes of Tomorrow recipient, and they would present her with the $50,000 grant at the March 17 game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins.

"I'm really excited and ready for it to happen," said Hanson. "I'm ready to tackle it all."


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