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UA raises money for St. Jude Research Hospital

UA raises money for St. Jude Research Hospital

By John Rachal, Writer

February 17, 2016

Zips for St. Jude celebrates 10 years of collectively raising more than $300,000 for the children of St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For their main 2016 event, Zips for St. Jude held an all-nighter in the Student Union Ballrooms to raise funds from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Zips for St. Jude is a student...

Knight Foundation announces $250,000 grant

By Spencer DeVeau, News Writer

April 13, 2015

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is at it again. Last Wednesday, April 8, the Knight Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to The University of Akron. UA can use the grant for whatever it needs; but, according to an emailed statement by UA President Scott Scarborough, the funding could...