The Buchtelite

Students begin Hult Competition for $1 million

Students participated in a preliminary round for the Hult Prize Competition on Nov. 23.
November 30, 2015

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...

Burns on branding, donors, education

John Buchtel's statue looms in front of Buchtel Hall, where Larry Burns' office is located.
November 2, 2015

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...

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!

Text, Talk, Vote Akron!
October 28, 2015

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...

Naming the Honors College

A student walking into the Honors College.
October 28, 2015

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...

‘UA to Z’ radio show welcomes Akron leaders

September 8, 2015

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...

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