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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 April 04, 2017 in News

UT to Host Annual Adam Smith Breakfast April 13

On Thursday, April 13, join The University of Tampa Sykes College of Business for the annual Adam Smith Society Breakfast. The event will run from 7:30–9:30 a.m. in the Crescent Club on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center on campus, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd.

The Adam Smith Society Breakfast is geared toward local business community members operating in the global economy. The event includes breakfast as well as an update on the Tampa Bay economy by John Stinespring, UT associate professor of economics, and Vivekanand Jayakumar, UT associate professor of economics.

Posted April 03, 2017 in News

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Juan Melendez to Speak at UT Honors Symposium April 13

Imagine spending nearly two decades of your life on death row for a crime you didn’t commit. On Thursday, April 13, The University of Tampa Honors Program symposia series will welcome Juan Roberto Melendez, who will share his experience of being wrongly convicted and spending almost 18 years on Florida’s death row. His talk, titled “Presumed Guilty: Injustice, Survival and Hope on Death Row,” begins at 4 p.m. in the Crescent Club on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center and is free and open to the public.

Posted April 03, 2017 in UT Life

The Boys in the Bubble (App)

During freshmen orientation in the fall, Michael Joyce ’20met a lot of new friends but found it a pain to track down each person’s manysocial media handles. So Joyce, along with Andrew Bernstein ’20, created amobile application they call Bubble.

Launching at UT’s Party in the Park on April 7, the Bubbleapp is a tool that allows users to connect to their friends’ social mediaaccounts seamlessly. In addition, users can create groups, called bubbles, andwhen those groups of people go out to a restaurant together, they can receiveup to 25 percent off their meal at places like Tampa Pizza Company and DailyEats.

Posted March 30, 2017 in News

Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Hosts Inaugural New Venture Exposition April 14

The University of Tampa Lowth Entrepreneurship Center will showcase its students’ startup business concepts at the inaugural New Venture Exposition on Friday, April 14.

The exposition will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, which is located in the Daly Innovation and Collaboration Building on the UT campus. It is free and open to the public.

Posted March 29, 2017 in News

National Geographic Photographer Jodi Cobb to Speak at UT April 5

On Wednesday, April 5, stop by The University of Tampa to hear veteran National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb give a retrospective of her distinguished career that has spanned four decades. The event begins at 1 p.m. in Reeves Theater on the second floor of the Vaughn Center and is free and open to the public.

Cobb is a member of a group of intrepid National Geographic photographers who go to great lengths and often take serious risks to bring back the powerful stories readers expect to see in the magazine. 


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