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 January 19, 2017 in UT Life
When Madeleine Varda ’17 came to UT, she was a music major with a focus on piano. It didn’t take long for her to realize that after spending a year with UT’s 3,184-pipe Dobson organ, the centerpiece of the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values, that she was having far more fun playing the organ.
So Varda is capping her four years at UT with the first-ever, full-length student solo organ recital on Jan. 22, at 2 p.m., in partial fulfillment of her music degree.
Posted January 18, 2017 in News
Ryan Deitrich, a University of Tampa student, was recently accepted as one of 17 students nationwide to participate in the 2017 Future Founders Fellowship cohort.
The Future Founders Fellowship is a selective year-long cohort that accelerates the development of the top student entrepreneurs in the nation. Deitrich’s acceptance marks the second time a UT student has been selected for the program, with Matthew Sarli ’16 serving in the 2016 cohort. Fellows benefit from mentoring, entrepreneurship retreats, a peer community and volunteer opportunities through Future Founders programs.
Posted January 12, 2017 in News
Posted January 11, 2017 in UT Life
In her study, “Singing to Speak: an Examination of Adult L2 Learners and Vocabulary Learning Through Song,” Vanessa Rukholm, assistant professor of languages and linguistics, examined the effectiveness of song on the acquisition of Italian vocabulary among adult learners.
The study examined the performance of 66 participants on a vocabulary test both before and after listening to a song containing the terms.
Posted January 06, 2017 in News
The program is open to UT graduate students as well as beginning–mid-level professionals with three or more years of experience.