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UA Student Wins Fourth Annual RubberDucks Hot Dog Recipe Challenge

RubberDucks Hot Dog Recipe Challenge winner Elexis Hamby with UA's favorite mascot, Zippy.
Several UA students were finalists in the challenge for whose recipe would be featured at the first Akron RubberDucks home game of the season.
February 27, 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, The University of Akron School of Nutrition and Dietetics partnered with the Akron RubberDucks baseball team for their annual RubberDucks Hot Dog Recipe Challenge. Four...

‘Finding a Better U’ Developed to Help Improve Local Heart Health

In the front row, from left, are Dr. Judith A. Juvancic-Heltzel , Dr. Mary Jo MacCracken, Dr. Carolyn Murrock and Jolene Lane. In the back row, from left, are Will Cole, Alexis Holt and Dr. Matt Akers.
Faculty at UA developed a free community outreach program to address the heart-health crisis in Summit County.
November 5, 2019

Sponsored by The University of Akron Foundation and the College of Health Professions, faculty have developed the free program “Finding a Better U” (FABU) to help local residents improve their heart...

Summit County Probate Court Partners with Jockey Being Family Foundation

The Summit County Probate Courthouse is located at 209 S. High St. in Akron.
This partnership will provide backpacks to adoptees and their siblings.
October 23, 2019

In supporting adoption in Summit County, the Jockey Being Family Foundation will provide adoptees and their siblings a monogrammed backpack with a blanket and teddy bear inside. In addition to the backpacks...

Humane Society of Summit County Hosting BARKtoberfest to Advocate for Adoptable Animals

The Humane Society of Summit County host events like BARKtoberfest to promote adoption and spread awareness to help more animals.
Sponsored by Thirsty Dog Brewing Co., the craft beer tasting event invites prospective supporters and adopters to see the shelter’s work firsthand.
October 23, 2019

The Humane Society of Summit County (HSSC) is hosting BARKtoberfest, a craft beer tasting event sponsored by Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. as a fun fall event for prospective supporters and adopters from 4 to...

Annual Adopt-a-Thon Weekend Expanded to Month Long ‘Dogtober’

The Summit County Animal Control Facility is located at 250 Opportunity Parkway in Downtown Akron.
As the tenth year of the annual fall adoption event, discounted adoption prices will run through Nov. 2.
October 8, 2019

“Dogtober,” a special adoption event hosted by Summit County, will run through Nov. 2 at the Summit County Animal Control Facility as an expansion of the annual fall adopt-a-thon event. Throughout...

County Officials Cut Ribbon on Summit Liberty House for Homeless Female Veterans

Several officials from Summit County and nonprofit organizations cut the ribbon, marking the opening of the Summit Liberty House.
In response to the need for homeless female veteran housing, several entities worked to open the four-unit apartment complex.
September 30, 2019

County entities worked together to open the Summit Liberty House, located at Arch Street. City of Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan, Larry Moore; director of the Summit County Veterans Service Commission, Summit...

3 UA Colleagues Among Winners of Knight Arts Challenge Akron

The Art Bomb Brigade works on a painting of hope on the side of a building in the Akron area.
This year’s challenge marks the fourth year of the Knight Foundation funding art projects throughout the city of Akron.
September 30, 2019

Among the 16 winning ideas and projects from the 2019 Knight Arts Challenge Akron are three created by colleagues at The University of Akron. Victoria Rogers, vice president for arts at the Knight Foundation,...

National Museum of Psychology Features Historical Artifacts, Interactive Exhibits

The Cummings Center for the History of Psychology is located across from the Akron Polymer Training Center.
The museum offered free admission on Sept. 21 as a way to invite the community to explore the history of understanding human experiences.
September 30, 2019

As an affiliate of the Smithsonian institution since 2002, the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology offered free admission to the National Museum of Psychology all day Sept. 21. Featuring permanent...

Research by UA Professor Shows How Companies Use ‘Selfie-Marketing’

Marketers will be able to use the results from Fox’s study to align their marketing efforts with millennials’ behaviors on social media.
This new trend is defined as “user-generated selfies that are used by a company for marketing purposes.”
September 8, 2019

Think twice before sharing those selfies on social media, as companies are now starting to use those self-portraits for marketing efforts. As defined by the online Merriam-Webster dictionary, a selfie...

Celebration of the 19th Amendment Anniversary at UA

The Brennan Moot Court Room is located in the C. Blake McDowell Law Center.
National experts come together to discuss the effects of women’s suffrage a century later.
September 8, 2019

The University of Akron School of Law will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment by bringing together national experts to discuss how the effects of women’s suffrage have changed...

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