The Buchtelite

‘Thank-A-Donor Day’ at UA

September 15, 2016

The tradition of donating, starting with John R. Buchtel and his wife’s donation of $500,000 to the founding of Buchtel College in 1870, has continued over the years and allowed UA to grow and expand...

The Sweet Swan of Avon; alive on the day of his death

This 384-year-old book, UA archives' original copy of Shakespeare's second folio, was displayed at last Friday's event celebrating the playwright's life and work.
April 25, 2016

William Shakespeare was quite alive last week when The University of Akron celebrated the 400th anniversary of his death. Last Friday, April 22, UA’s English and Archival Services departments teamed...

Faculty gather to reassure prospective students

From left to right, Professor Pam Schulze, Associate Professor Michelle Byrne, Associate Professor Kevin Kern, Professor Constance Bouchard, and Professor Steve Harp.
February 17, 2016

In an effort to show their support for a fair contract, and to send a positive message to prospective and current students, faculty members from the Akron American Association of University Professors...

Chick-fil-A, Panda Express now serving

Mr. Cow celebrates the opening of Chick-fil-A in the Student Union on Tuesday.
‘Grand opening’ on first day of spring classes, more venues later in semester
January 25, 2016

Last week on the first day of spring classes, Jan. 19, a few new and what are likely to be popular dining venues opened on campus. What was Ohio Burger in the Student Union is now a Chick-fil-A and...

ZPN hosts picture-perfect Valentines Day event

UA student Cat Fisher preparing to take a photograph.
February 11, 2015

This Valentines Day—instead of going on a romantic date with a significant other—ZPN is encouraging students to fall in love with their passions through pictures. ZPN is sponsoring a Valentines...

Couples resolve conflicts in time for Valentines Day

February 9, 2015

  Valentines Day is just around the corner, and the Clinic of Individual and Family Counseling is putting on a couples retreat. “Lack of communication is the number one reason that couples cannot...

Relationships: make it or break it

Graphic by Ted Boyer
February 4, 2015

On Feb. 4, UA Counselors Sara Rieder Bennett and Barry Brady offered solutions to relationship problems with their seminar, “Supersize your Relationships.” The interactive PowerPoint presentation...

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