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Students begin Hult Competition for $1 million

Students begin Hult Competition for $1 million

By Dylan Reynolds, Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Last Monday, Nov. 23, around 30 students assembled in the Honors College Common Room for an opportunity to earn one million dollars. These students participated in the preliminary stages of the Hult Prize Competition, the world’s largest student case competition designed for social good.  This comp...

Burns on branding, donors, education

Burns on branding, donors, education

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

On Friday, Oct. 30, UA Vice President of Advancement Lawrence “Larry” Burns was interviewed about the naming of the Honors College. After discussing details, Burns gave further comments on the University rebranding, along with his thoughts on its relation to donations, academic quality, and reputatio...

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

As traditional avenues for political engagement diminish, new means are required to get younger generations to participate in local civics. Around 50 University of Akron students gathered on Oct. 27 in the Honors College common room to voice their political concerns via text message at the “Text...

Naming the Honors College

Naming the Honors College

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

In the Oct. 29 printed version of this article, UA's rebranding was incorrectly written as "Ohio's Polytechnic Institute." The rebranding is to "Ohio's Polytechnic University," not "Ohio's Polytechnic Institute."  After rebranding UA as “Ohio’s Polytechnic University” and adding the “Lebron J...

‘UA to Z’ radio show welcomes Akron leaders

By Emily Maher, Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

UA to Z, a radio show self-described as “all about Akron, our community, our university,” brings in commentators each week from all walks of Akron, highlighting events going on at The University of Akron campus and across the city. It is produced by Joe Ryan, a PAUS and MAP graduate student, and...