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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 March 31, 2016 in News

UT Student/Alumni Startup Team to Vie for $1 Million in Business Plan Competition

Tembo Education, a social enterprise startup comprised of University of Tampa students and alumni, will compete for $1 million in prizes at the Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University.

On April 14–16, Tembo will compete against 41 other student startup companies, and the winner will take home a grand prize valued at more than $450,000, including seed funding and the opportunity to ring the closing bell at NASDAQ Marketsite. Judges select the winner based on the company that represents the best investment opportunity.

Posted March 29, 2016 in UT Life

UT Junior Plants Roots of Environmental Work, Hoping to Leave Shoots

Scuba diving on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef was on Alana Boyles’ bucket list, which she quickly accomplished as a freshman in her Honors Tropical Biology and Conservation travel course. It was an experience she finds hard to put into words.

“It was a dream come true to dive the Great Barrier Reef, so just that fact makes my heart swell and rise into my throat, and I get all fluttery inside. It’s weird but true,” said Boyles ’17, a marine science–biology major with a minor in English.

Posted March 28, 2016 in News

UT’s Trio de Minaret to Perform March 29

On Tuesday, March 29, The University of Tampa’s Trio de Minaret will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Salon. The concert is free and open to the public.

Trio de Minaret is comprised of Lei Liu, violin; Lowell Adams, cello; and Grigorios Zamparas, piano. The trio will perform Johannes Brahms’ Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8 in B Major; Richard Strauss’ Sonata for Violin and Piano Op. 18 in E-flat Major; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Seven Variations for Cello and Piano (based on a duet theme from Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute).
 

Posted March 24, 2016 in UT Life

UT’s Innovation and Collaboration Building to Add Name to Recognize Longtime Supporter and Donor

The University of Tampa’s newest building, the Innovation and Collaboration Building, will receive a new name in recognition of longtime UT supporter Maureen A. Daly.

Daly, as announced by UT president Ronald L. Vaughn today, has been awarded this honor in recognition of her longtime service and financial support to the University.
 

Posted March 22, 2016 in News

UT’S Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Opens March 25

The University of Tampa’s annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery is an opportunity to see fresh, innovative work created by students. The exhibit opens Friday, March 25, and runs through April 20. There will be an opening reception at the gallery on Friday, March 25, from 7–9 p.m.

Included in the exhibition are paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture, digital media, animations and mixed media.

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