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Bridging STEM fields

By Kaitlin Erdman April 6, 2016

Over the weekend, The National Inventor’s Hall of Fame STEM Middle School hosted its sixth BEST (Bridging Engineering, Science, and Technology) Medicine Engineering Fair. This event, orchestrated...

Funds promised, but not budgeted

Funds promised, but not budgeted

Changing the rules for how professors get funds
By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor March 9, 2016

The University of Akron is making new rules for how professors can use their funding, which causes concerns for both UA’s budget, and UA’s faculty. Two types of funding have not been accounted...

Kids show off their creations at the 2016 Kid's Career Day at UA.

Inspiring young girls into STEM fields

By Kaitlin Erdman March 7, 2016

It is known that women are underrepresented in STEM fields, but an event held every year at The University of Akron is working to change that.   Last Saturday, UA held the 2016 Kid’s Career Day in...

More than 300 employers and 1,600 students came to the Student Union during two Career Fairs on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Career Services amid Career Fairs

By Dylan Reynolds February 24, 2016

This year’s engineering and general career fairs were planned in part by Career Services, the new name of what was formerly the Career Center, which is transitioning into a division of The University...

Lab accident sends student to hospital

By Brooke Griffin, Writer September 21, 2015

An explosion sent one student to Akron General Medical Center last Tuesday evening. The explosion occurred in the lab of Judit E. Puskas, located in the Akron Engineering Research Center. During...

Research journal accepting submissions

By Spencer Skolnick , News Writer February 11, 2015

UA’s IdeaWork is now accepting undergraduate student research articles to be a part of The Journal of Akron’s Undergraduate Research.   “Research-based articles in history are just as appropriate...

Engineering a minority

March 14, 2013

Rachel Salyer When a person envisions a teacher, nurse or secretary, they probably picture a female. Picture an engineer, architect or mathematician — is it a male? Women like Renee Horn and Lauren...

Engineering a future for Akron

September 6, 2011

    By: Ruth Walker Most Ohioans stand united in their war against the negative aspects of having four seasons, namely the effects of rain and snow.  One of the major battles that has been...

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