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EXL Launch Week day one: introductions, millennials

John Zogby, David Cohen, James Holland, and Cyndra Miller participate in the panel
March 2, 2016

“The notion that you have to pick between what you love and paying the bills is absurd,” said Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline and founding director of The University of Akron’s new EXL Center. A...

Remembering first Zippy

Photo courtesy of UA Digest
Perry "Pete" Thomas Demming passes away at age 81
October 12, 2015

UA alumnus Perry “Pete” Thomas Demming died on Wednesday, Oct. 7, after an illness at the age of 81. Sporting a paper-mache head and a brown furry uniform, Demming became UA’s first Zippy at the...

Dychtwald enlightens at E.J. Thomas Forum Series lecture

September 18, 2012

Written by: Katelyn Freil Despite the fact that the American population is steadily getting older, U.S. society remains focused on youth. This was the central focus of Ken Dychtwald’s Forum Series...

Age is only a number

September 28, 2011

By: Crystal Kouns Art comes in many forms, and Betty Russ, at the age of 84, makes her life a work of art. She currently resides off of Turkeyfoot Road in Akron. Russ, who is vibrant and energetic, found...

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