The Buchtelite

Founder, a director resign; EXL continues

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

$2 million to attract new students

InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field. (Buchtelite file photo)
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...

Fundraiser for Haitians; every ‘penne’ counts

Fundraiser for Haitians; every 'penne' counts
April 20, 2016

Enjoy spaghetti and support a good cause on Monday, April 25. The second annual Spaghetti Dinner, hosted by Zips for Haiti, is raising funds to bring Haitian students to The University of Akron. Money...

‘Project Calendar’ concept wins 24-hour hackathon

Judges at the EXL 24-hour
April 18, 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...

Ice cream for gender awareness

Students sign the gender equality promise during ZPN's event for Gender Diversity Week.
April 18, 2016

Students and faculty who walked through the Student Union on April 15 were delighted with a nice surprise: free ice cream — well, kind of. The Zips Programming Network hosted the makeshift ice cream...

Art students prep for future

Art students prep for future
April 1, 2015

UA’s art department is introducing a new course called “The Boston Mills Experience.” This education crash course teaches students how to succeed in the artistic field. The course began with Associate...

More support from Knight Foundation

February 18, 2015

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting The University of Akron with its newest $20,000 grant for service-learning projects and other initiatives in the Akron area. One of the goals...

Letter to the Editor: Maximizing student success

March 7, 2013

We recently had the pleasure of reading through student evaluations from the courses we had taught at the University of Akron in fall of 2012. Many of the comments were words that every faculty member...

MLK Jr. Activity Fair provides learning opportunities for students of all ages

January 24, 2013

Marcus Nicholson Monday marked the 27th observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and The University of Akron celebrated with an activities fair and concert in his honor. “We want a campus commitment...

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