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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 June 22, 2020 in UT Life

Senior Makes Strides Toward Sustainability

Katie Sturmer ’21 has used internships to help guide her choice of major.

Posted April 27, 2020 in UT Life

Dance Major Finds Her Own Tune

Dance Major Finds Her Own Tune

Posted April 11, 2019 in UT Life

First-Year Student Jumps into Volunteer Experience with Florida Aquarium

As Jess Larson ’22 stepped into the warm tank of water, sting rays began brushing at her feet. With her hand full of fish, she dipped her hand below the surface, feeling the smooth underbellies of the rays as they grazed her palms. Larson smiled, feeling lucky to be doing what she had dreamed about as a kid.

“My parents would take me to the aquarium when I was just a little girl,” said Larson. “Ever since then, I’ve dreamed of working in an aquarium and educating others about the sea creatures.”

Posted March 13, 2018 in UT Life

Tampa Bay Lightning Names UT First-Year Student Community Hero of Tomorrow

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."

Posted February 22, 2017 in UT Life

Sophomores Reduce Food Waste with Weekly Recovery Effort

Two years ago as freshmen, Lauren Twele and Jennifer Campbell were randomly paired as roommates in the Vaughn Center. It turned into a good match.

Now as sophomores, the two are leading the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC), which recently established the University’s first chapter of the Food Recovery Network, the 200th in the organization’s history.

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