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Professionalism in the workplace

By MaTisha Steele, News Writer

“Strive to be your best, most professional self when you are in your working life,” stated Tony Alexander, executive-in-residence of UA’s College of Business Administrat...  Read More »

February 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Key issues on the table

Key issues on the table

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

According to University spokesman Wayne Hill, the "proposed course fees" mentioned in this article are for law students in the UA School of Law's international program in ...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Tissue engineer shares research

Tissue engineer shares research

By Dylan Reynolds, News Writer

Kathleen Derwin, an associate staff scientist in the biomedical engineer department of Cleveland Clinic, visited campus last Friday to lecture about her recent research findi...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

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Video

Janette Jeffries-Nealy

The EX[L] Center

A look at UA's new Experiential Learning Center for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement

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Arts & Life

The year of the monkey

The year of the monkey

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

Chinese New Year --or the Lunar New Year --begins with the new moon, and Feb. 8 marks year 4714. The Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. 2016 is considered...  Read More »

February 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Choral Fest hits all the right notes

Choral Fest hits all the right notes

By John Rachal, Writer

Several local high school choirs were invited to The University of Akron to participate in the annual Vocal-Choral Festival on Feb. 3 at E.J. Thomas Hall. The Vocal-Choral Festival allowed over 200...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Nationally-exhibited photographer lectures at Akron Art Museum

Nationally-exhibited photographer lectures at Akron Art Museum

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

“I live for photographing and its ability to transform what is in front of us,” said Andrea Modica, a nationally-exhibited photographer. On Feb. 4, Andrea Modica visited the Akron Art Museum to...  Read More »

February 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Members of Black Students United presented "Too Black" with a thank-you plaque following his show.

Black expression benefit for Flint water crisis

February 8, 2016

The artist's work features full-room installation pieces created from recycled and reclaimed materials.

Turning trash into recycled beauty

February 3, 2016

Paul Lewandowski and Jessie Repko promote their campus organization's event, Tunnel of Oppression.

Board games, Greek life, and Jesus Christ

February 3, 2016

Students win big at Bingo Night

February 1, 2016

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Scoreboard

  • Saturday, February 13

    Womens Basketball

    Akron 65 - Western Michigan 69

  • Saturday, February 13

    Softball

    Akron 3 - Chattanooga 6

  • Saturday, February 13

    Tennis

    Akron 4 - Illinois-Chicago 3

  • Friday, February 12

    Softball

    Akron 0 - Stetson 3

  • Friday, February 12

    Softball

    Akron 0 - Stetson 8

  • Friday, February 12

    Tennis

    Akron 4 - UW-Milwaukee 3

Sports

Zips Coach Terry Bowden “Selling a Vision” to 2016 Recruiting Class

By Katie King, kmk200@zips.uakron.edu

Last Wednesday, Feb. 3, University of Akron head football coach Terry Bowden announced the high school student-athletes of the 2016 recruiting class. Bowden invited students, athletes, faculty, and fans to a press ...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Plybon scores career point 1,000 as Zips beat Miami 77-65

Plybon scores career point 1,000 as Zips beat Miami 77-65

By Jake Allen, jda47@zips.uakron.edu

The University of Akron women’s basketball team beat the Miami RedHawks 77-65 on Saturday, Feb. 6, at James A. Rhodes Arena. The Zips improved to 12-10 on the season and to 6-5 in the conference whil...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Sports Recap

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports-editor@buchtelite.com

Tennis The University of Akron women’s tennis team split a pair of matches over the weekend. On Friday, the team traveled to Wright State and finished the evening with another victory, 6-1, to push the...  Read More »

February 8, 2016

Freshman guard Josh Williams led the Zips with a career-high of 22 points  Friday night.

Zips avoid slow start, beat Chippewas, 92-87

February 8, 2016

Noah Robotham, shown here against Eastern Michigan, chipped in 14 points to help the Zips defeat Ohio 80-68

Bench Leads Zips to Win over Bobcats

February 3, 2016

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Upcoming Games

Softball vs. Morgan State
Sun, Feb 14 10:00 a.mAway
Mens Basketball vs. Buffalo
Tue, Feb 16 7:00 p.m.Home
Womens Basketball vs. Kent State
Wed, Feb 17 7:00 p.m.Home
Softball vs. Savannah State
Fri, Feb 19 12:00 p.m.Away
Softball vs. Furman
Fri, Feb 19 2:00 p.m.Away

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