The Midpoint

The Midpoint is a platform for regional and national dialogues in health, policy, society, culture, the arts & more.


A film review series that examines how cinema expands our understanding of city identity and how reemerging cityscapes in the post-industrial age have influenced cinema.

Public Health

Articles looking at the state of public health during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.


A book review series that examines and expands our understanding of city identity and other themes in Midwestern literature.


Thought pieces about different themes and subjects in the Midwest.


Interactive projects on Toledo's cultural, historical, and innovative destinations.

In the Midst

An exploration of the cultural, historical, and innovative products of Toledo.

Home in the Swamp

Toledo, the Great Black Swamp, and the region’s settlement history.

Memoirs of a Toledo Childhood

The recollections and reflections of Michael Murray, a Toledoan born and raised in the South Side in the 1950s.


The story of an individual experiencing Toledo through weekly journal entries, finding beauty in the ordinary, everyday things.

(Re)claiming Toledo Legacies

The Toledo legacies that shaped the past and continue to shape our present and future.

Toledo | On The Map

We compare and contrast Toledo with cities across the globe, focusing on crucial issues our city faces today.