Women taught self-defense

By Sofia Syed , Arts & Life Editor

February 25, 2015

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A women’s self-defense class was offered in UA’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to teach women various ways to protect themselves if a situation ever arises. The demonstration was led by Lt.... Read more »

Airborne virus threatens students

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer

February 25, 2015

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With the many recent measles outbreaks in the U.S., UA Student Health Services advises students to take precautions.   Typically uncommon in the U.S., measles is a disease still found in... Read more »

Survey: People OK with talking, driving; not texting

By Aubrey Barto

February 25, 2015

Filed under News, Showcase

TheNewsOutlet.org is a collaborative effort among the Yougnstown State University journalism program, The University of Akron, Cuyahoga Community College and professional media outlets including, WYSU-FM Radio and The Vindicator... Read more »

ZipCon

ZipCon

February 23, 2015

Ally to support LGBTQ community

By Ian Vanek , News Writer

February 18, 2015

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A new school program is having a presentation on Feb. 26 about making connections and supporting the LGBTQ community at UA.   According to Michael Cadaret, doctoral psychology intern,... Read more »

More support from Knight Foundation

By Sara Syed , News Writer

February 18, 2015

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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals of the Knight Foundation... Read more »

Students’ chance to critique union

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer

February 18, 2015

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An online survey allows students to comment on possible areas the Student Union can improve upon.   Students taking the survey are asked whether they like the dining options in the union and if the hours of operation... Read more »

Kasich proposes changes for Ohio higher education system

By Grant Morgan , News Editor

February 11, 2015

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Governor John Kasich’s recent budget proposal and executive order will change Ohio’s higher education system, and UA will not be excluded. On Tuesday, Feb. 10, Kasich signed an executive order to create a nine-member Task... Read more »

Research journal accepting submissions

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer

February 11, 2015

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UA’s IdeaWork is now accepting undergraduate student research articles to be a part of The Journal of Akron’s Undergraduate Research.   “Research-based articles in history are just... Read more »

Knight Foundation funds free tickets

By Grant Morgan , Arts & Life Editor

February 9, 2015

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There is an old venue using new means to promote art and culture near downtown Akron. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently awarded EJ Thomas Hall with $120,000. This money will be used for this season and next... Read more »

Bracing for the elements

Bracing for the elements

February 4, 2015

UA student named ‘New Face of Civil Engineering’

By Nick Jordan, Writer

February 4, 2015

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just named Andrew Kustec, a junior at UA, as one of their 10 “New Faces of Civil Engineering” in their collegiate edition. ASCE’s list is a way to recognize the achievements... Read more »

Ballroom with a Twist

Ballroom with a Twist

January 26, 2015

Knight Challenge update

Knight Challenge update

January 22, 2015

‘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

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