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Swider comes to campus to promote her new book

By Sara Syed, writer February 1, 2016

Within 24 hours of her book’s release, Sarah Swider, an alumna and assistant professor of Wayne State University, came to UA on Jan. 29 to discuss the conditions that millions of informal workers and...

UAs annual China Week returns for a packed 2014 event.

Annual China Week returns

By Mary C. Barrett, Writer September 30, 2014

The University of Akron's China Week, sponsored by The Confucius Institute, invites the UA community to come and explore the many sides of Chinese culture. The many facets of Chinese culture will be...

China Week promotes culture around campus

October 16, 2012

Written by: Marcus Nicholson The University of Akron's Confucius Institute gave UA students a chance to sample the cultural richness of China during China Week. China Week is a way for students to learn...

A lefty in a righty’s world

September 25, 2012

Written by: Abigail Chaff Oh, the woes of growing up left-handed. I can still remember having to use those special left-handed scissors. The plastic blades you squeezed together couldn’t cut anything,...

One Child Policy lecture enlightens UA audience

October 18, 2011
The one child policy of China may seem incomprehensible to Americans, but to those native to China, it is an everyday fact of life. Last Wednesday, Dr. Juan Yi came to The University of Akron to speak as a part of China Week. Her lecture focused on the One Child Policy, which was enacted in 1979 to serve as a means of population control for the nation of China.

The China Dilemma: accommodating a world power

October 18, 2011
Addressing the debate as to whether or not China will dominate the world in our lifetime, the question Monday night was not if, but when. Monday night, Pulitzer Prize-winning couple Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn engaged in rhetoric of how America must go about accommodating a rising power during the 20th annual John S. Knight Lecture at EJ Thomas Hall, “Reflections on China: Tiananmen to Present.”
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