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UA to open first National Museum of Psychology

March 16, 2016

The University of Akron plans on launching the first ever National Museum of Psychology in the spring of 2017. “The museum will be the first one of its kind in the world dedicated solely to telling...

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch' award
March 16, 2016

Yesterday, University of Akron senior Tyeal Howell was honored with the Woman to Watch Award by the Women’s History Project (WHP) of Akron, which is a program of the Summit County Historical Society. Howell...

Half a century later, King’s dream lives on

February 10, 2016

During this brisk season, the country trembled with the shouts of civil rights activists who fought for the right to realize their dream: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. America now stands...

Alumni gives insight into history majors

(From left) Alumni Scott Read, Jessica Forrest, and Kayla Hall speak at Tuesday's History Department panel discussion
April 23, 2015

A panel on Careers in History met in the Union on April 22 and featured several UA alumni who spoke about the benefits of declaring history as a major. The panel discussion was presented in partnership...

Brief history, big plans for Multicultural Center

April 22, 2015

Since it was established in 2012, UA’s Multicultural Center has progressed steadily, organizing some of the most popular events on campus.   The Center has put on multiple programs this year,...

Mitzi Sinnott visits UA for Women’s History Month

Students draw pictures of life experiences at Mitzi Sinnott's Women's History Month event.
March 11, 2015

Mitzi Sinnott is an award-winning actress and arts educator who has traveled all over the world—including South Africa and Europe—to perform her solo show: “Snapshot: a true story of love interrupted...

Women’s History Month events attract students

March 11, 2015

With March comes the beginning of spring and the arrival of warmer weather; but also the start of Women’s History Month, which celebrates women’s past and current impacts on the world.   UA...

Trolley tours for black history

The John Brown memorial at the Akron City Zoo.
February 9, 2015

Some people may not be aware of the famous speech delivered by Sojourner Truth at Akron’s Women’s Rights Convention Center in 1851. “If women want any rights more than they‘s got, why don’t’...

Impactful women

March 12, 2013

Chris Phillips The contributions of women in history often go overlooked. Akron has many historical women, and the Women’s History Project of the Akron Area has created a website to profile these historical...

Society still struggles with inequality

November 20, 2012

Written by: Alicia Seitz Dr. L. Diane Barnes, an associate professor of history at Youngstown State University, spoke at The University of Akron’s Martin University Center on Wednesday at the history...

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