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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 09, 2018 in News

Geoffrey Canada, Renowned Advocate for Education Reform, to Speak at UT Feb. 20

Geoffrey Canada, a renowned thought leader and passionate advocate for education reform, will speak at The University of Tampa on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

The event, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Falk Theatre on campus, is free and open to the public, but reservations are required.

Canada's presentation is titled "Leadership is Only as Great as Those Around You."

Canada is the founder and former CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ), which was described by The New York Times as "one of the most ambitious social-policy experiments of our time."

Posted February 09, 2018 in News

UT Woodwind Faculty to Give Recital Feb. 13

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, members of The University of Tampa music faculty will give a woodwind recital. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Plant Hall Grand Salon and is free and open to the public.

Faculty performers include Meg Cassell, oboe; Theodore DeCorso, clarinet; Brandon McDannald, horn; Barbara Prescott, flute; Maurizio Venturini, bassoon; and Grigorios Zamparas, piano.

The program for the recital includes Mozart's Quintet for Piano and Wind Instruments in E-flat Major, K. 452 (1784), Paul Hindemith's Klein Kammermusik für fünf Bläser, Op. 24, No. 2 (1922) and Francis Poulenc's Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano (1932-1939).

Posted February 08, 2018 in News

Editor of Prisoner's Memoir to Speak at UT on Feb. 16

Yale professor Caleb Smith will give a lecture on his discovery and publication of Austin Reed's prison memoir, The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict (Random House, 2016), as part of The University of Tampa Department of English and Writing's Scholars' Symposia and in conjunction with the Honors Program. This book has been profiled on NPR, in the New York Times and singled out as one of Oprah's favorite books of 2016. 

Posted February 08, 2018 in News

UT Continues Filmmaker Series with Women in Film and Television on Feb. 12

Attention film lovers: stop by The University of Tampa on Monday, Feb. 12, for a panel discussion by members of Women in Film and Television Florida and a screening of the award-winning short film Tiny Bacteria. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Reeves Theater on the second floor of the Vaughn Center and is free and open to the public. 

Hosted by Dana Plays, UT professor of film, animation and new media, the program will feature members of Women in Film and Television Florida, including local casting director Rose Rosen and Tampa Bay filmmaker Victoria Jorgensen, who will show her film Tiny Bacteria. Jorgensen will also give a sneak preview of her new work Half an Hour.

Posted February 07, 2018 in News

Don't Miss UT's Spring Dance Concert Feb. 15-17

The University of Tampa will present its popular Spring Dance Concert Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-17, at 8 p.m., with a Saturday matinee on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. All performances are at UT's Falk Theatre on Kennedy Boulevard opposite campus and are free and open to the public.

The annual Spring Dance Concert features choreography by UT faculty and guest artists, with performances by UT students. Dance styles include ballet, modern, contemporary, tap, musical theatre and a Wizard of Oz-themed hip hop piece.


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