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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 January 14, 2016 in News

On Friday, Jan. 22, The University of Tampa’s Grigorios Zamparas and guest pianist Beth Waligorski will team up for a piano duo performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Suite No. 2. The concert, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7:30 p.m. in Plant Hall’s Grand Salon.

Posted January 14, 2016 in News

Featuring seven of the most renowned and provocative contemporary Cuban artists — many of whom will be on hand to lecture, teach and create — the University of Tampa’s Scarfone/Hartley Gallery will host the exhibit “Growing Up in Neverland” March 4 to 18.

Seen as the seminal exhibit of pre- and post-Revolutionary Cuban artists, the exhibit is designed to reflect the everyday concerns that weigh upon the Cuban community, especially focusing on the problems Cuban society faces as it moves toward the future.

Posted January 13, 2016 in UT Life

One afternoon last semester, Michelle Torrech ’16 asked an art class full of pre-teen girls to imagine they were a famous artist. They discussed professionals like Picasso, van Gogh and Warhol, and then she set them creatively free to create their own masterpiece, which they had to present and explain to the class at the end of the session.

“The discussions were the best part,” said Torrech, an art therapy major who interned last semester at the centre4girls, a nonprofit center that utilizes art to empower girls. “The exercise creates self-confidence, which was evident in their faces. Others who were listening were asking meaningful questions. It definitely motivates me.”

Posted January 11, 2016 in News

The Lowth Entrepreneurship Center at The University of Tampa has been awarded the Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation Award by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC).

“The University of Tampa captured the Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation Award because Dr. White and her entire team have established their program as one of the finest models in the world today,” said Donald F. Kuratko, executive and academic director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington. “It was a most deserving award.”

Posted January 07, 2016 in News

The leaders of Clark Capital, Mise en Place and St. Joseph’s Hospital are slated to speak at the next Business Network Symposium at The University of Tampa on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins with a continental breakfast at 7:15 a.m. with the program running from 7:45–9 a.m. on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd.

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