‘RooNited’ spurs local charity

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

November 24, 2014

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This fall, United Way encouraged students to contribute to bettering their city and university. The United Way in Summit County raises awareness and funds for different branches of their organization in the Akron area, asking... Read more »

Affordable emergency management program shines in national rankings

By William Singer, News Editor

November 24, 2014

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The Emergency Management (EM) and Homeland Security bachelor’s degree program has been ranked as one of the best and most affordable programs in the country by the Emergency Management Degree Program Guide. The website, which... Read more »

Nutrition Center gives with holiday health tips

By William Singer, News Editor

November 20, 2014

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The holiday season is a time for giving, family gatherings and general goodwill. The holidays are also a time for enjoying decadent meals that are larger and possibly more fattening than the typical family dinner. According... Read more »

Students to vote on constitutional changes

By William Singer, News Editor

November 12, 2014

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  Voting takes place the week of November 17 through 19 to make changes to the constitution of Undergraduate Student Government at The University of Akron. “Undergraduate Student Government represents the collective... Read more »

Flash mob serenades students at Starbucks

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

November 12, 2014

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The University of Akron’s student Opera Lyric Theater workshop ensemble presents a series of flash mobs on campus to display their musical talents and abilities this month at Starbucks in the Student Union. The Akron ensemble... Read more »

College of Business Administration joins entrepreneurial program

By Spencer Skolnick

November 11, 2014

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The University of Akron is now a contributing part of Young Entrepreneurs Consortium, a group that specializes in teaching educational tools and skills to other teachers, preparing them to educate a range of students about their... Read more »

Simulation teaches difficulties of poverty

By Michelle DeShon, Writer

November 11, 2014

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The College of Health Professions and the Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center are co-sponsoring the Community Action Poverty Simulation to give participants an understanding of what it is like to live in... Read more »

UA homecoming unites Zips

UA homecoming unites Zips

September 30, 2014

Annual China Week returns

Annual China Week returns

September 30, 2014

UA honored for diversity

UA honored for diversity

September 24, 2014

What’s new in dining services

By Elizabeth Szczukowski, News Writer

September 23, 2014

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Over summer break, the university’s Dining Services team has been dedicated to further enhancing UA student’s dining experience for upcoming semesters. Rob’s Cafe is now equipped with an enhanced allergy-friendly zone... Read more »

New UA president to be inducted Friday

By William Singer, News Editor

September 18, 2014

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On-campus workshops aid in student success

By William SInger, News Editor

September 18, 2014

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UA represented at major scientific conference

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

September 17, 2014

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The University of Akron’s chapter of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (ISSSS) met other participants in Salt Lake City for the 30th annual Q Conference. Along... Read more »

UA design team seeks gaming in classroom

By Grant Morgan, Writer

September 17, 2014

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A webinar called “We’ve Got Game –Strategies for Building Gamification into Your Blended Classroom” was held Friday, Sept. 12 by  Senior Instructional Designer at The University of Akron, Stephen Kaufman and Curriculum... Read more »

Students learn about suicide prevention

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

September 11, 2014

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    On September 10, National Suicide Prevention Day, The University of Akron’s Counseling Center held a workshop to raise awareness on this topic that directly affects college students. Led by psychology... Read more »

UAPD offering rewards for tips

By Michelle DeShon, Writer

September 11, 2014

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    Students can receive up to $2,000 for reporting crime on campus with their smartphones. The University of Akron Police Department is encouraging students to call, text and use the new app called TipSubmit... Read more »

Severe weather at UA

September 10, 2014

Faculty pianist delights crowd

By William Singer, News Editor

September 9, 2014

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Resources for students to think about

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

September 3, 2014

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The University of Akron provides students with resources and tools to make their college experience as beneficial and efficient as possible. There is practically an office for every need, such as the Student Health Services,... Read more »

Student loans lead to debt crisis

By Alexa Lago, Writer

September 2, 2014

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The Project on Student Debt reported that 69 percentof college graduates in Ohio have student loan debt, and Consumer Finance Protection Bureau estimates that America has $1 trillion of student loan debt. What is commonly referred... Read more »

How Not to Drop Out

How Not to Drop Out

September 2, 2014

New Roo Weekend

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor

September 2, 2014

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When New Roo Weekend started, the majority of incoming freshmen probably had no idea how much The University of Akron had to offer. Events were held all over campus during... Read more »