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Students talk with EXL staff about their ideas in Beirce Library.

Founder, a director resign; EXL continues

By Benjamin Holda , [email protected] September 21, 2016

Ian Schwarber, the resource director at UA’s year-old Experiential Learning Center (EXL), announced his resignation from that position on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Schwarber’s last day is on Oct. 21,...

‘Unclass’ unanounced

By Kaitlin Erdman May 2, 2016

If you are looking for a change of pace from the typical classroom setting, UA’s newest “Unclass” might be just what you need. Next semester, The University of Akron will be offering Reinventing...

InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field. (Buchtelite file photo)

$2 million to attract new students

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor April 25, 2016

The University of Akron administration budgeted $3 million for marketing during the 2015-2016 school year. Approved by the Board of Trustees in June 2015, the annual budget of $480 million included...

Judges at the EXL 24-hour Hackathon last spring semester.

‘Project Calendar’ concept wins 24-hour hackathon

By Dylan Reynolds , News Writer April 19, 2016

While thousands of UA students went through their typical Friday evening routine last weekend, 24 were brainstorming venture projects that could positively impact the city of Akron. These students were...

24-hour Hackathon planned for Bierce Library

By Dylan Reynolds April 6, 2016

Registration is currently open for the EXL Center’s first hackathon, set begin Friday, April 15, and continue until Saturday. The event, which will take place in Bierce Library, is formally known as...

John Zogby, renowned political pollster, spoke at an event last week as part of EXLs Launch Week.

Schedule an ‘un-class’ with EXL

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor March 9, 2016

In the print version of this article, Ian Schwarber was incorrectly quoted as writing "best rest assured," when really he wrote "but rest assured."   After a successful opening week, UA’s new Experiential...

John Zogby, David Cohen, James Holland, and Cyndra Miller participate in the panel The Transformative Power of the Millennial Vote in the 2016 Presidential Election.

EXL Launch Week day one: introductions, millennials

By Zaina Salem , Grant Morgan , and Dylan Reynolds 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...

Career/EXL in the Student Union, along with Create/EXL in Bierce Library, start operations later this week, after more than nine months of preparation and construction.

EXL Launch Week

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor February 29, 2016

The EXL Center, a new initiative at The University of Akron led by Priceline.com co-founder Jeff Hoffman, will launch this week with a series of events from Wednesday through Friday. “We’ve been...

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...

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