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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 February 21, 2018 in News

On Friday, Feb. 23, pianists Grigorios Zamparas and Andi Zdrava will perform a piano duo recital at The University of Tampa's Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Zamparas and Zdrava will perform works for two pianos by Rachmaninoff, Mozart and Milhaud. The program includes Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, Rachmaninoff's Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos and Milhaud's Scaramouche.

Posted February 19, 2018 in News

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, join The University of Tampa Symphony Orchestra for an eclectic concert, with works ranging from Mozart to Star Wars. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Falk Theatre, 428 W. Kennedy Blvd., and is free and open to the public.

The program for the concert features Mozart's Overture to Marriage of Figaro, Lehar's Ballsirenen, Arias from Pirates of Penzance (featuring trumpet soloist Steven Hager), the American folk song Shenandoah and music from the film Star Wars.

Posted February 13, 2018 in News

On Thursday, Feb. 22, Dan Berger, who is an associate professor of comparative ethnic studies and U.S. history at The University of Washington Bothell, will discuss "Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era" as part of The University of Tampa's Honors Program symposia series. Berger's talk will begin at 4 p.m. in Reeves Theatre, located on the second floor of the Vaughn Center, and is free and open to the public.

Posted February 12, 2018 in News

Hear from today's business experts and connect with tomorrow's bright stars at the 2018 Leadership Summit, "Conquering the Pinnacle of Leadership," presented by The University of Tampa TECO Energy Center for Leadership. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 7:15 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Crescent Club, located on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Ryan Holiday, author of Perennial Seller, Ego is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic and more.

Posted February 12, 2018 in UT Life

In Sarah Lauro's Plant Hall office, on the north facing wall, is a library of books. It's a collection the assistant professor of English shares with inquiring students.

On more than one occasion, English major Noah Oakley '19 has asked Lauro about a topic - say, death and literature - and she directed him to one of the well-worn soft covers lining the shelf. And while unsure if he'd follow through with reading it, she'd see an Instagram post of Oakley reading the book in a Tampa coffee shop and smile to herself at his curiosity and thirst for knowledge.

"That's the thing about Noah. The classroom for him is the place knowledge starts. It's not the place that it ends," Lauro said. "He goes to every single extracurricular activity - if we're showing a movie he's there. If we're hosting a poet's reading, he's there. He just really takes advantage of that whole UT experience." 

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