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Male birth control study

November 7, 2016

A new form of male birth control was being studied, but trials ceased due to the side effects men were experiencing. A hormone shot that lowered sperm count was given to the male trialists every eight...

Scarborough looks to round out his team

President Scarborough will fill seven administrative positions for next fall semester.
April 25, 2016

“There’s still a few more pieces of the puzzle that I have left to place,” said University of Akron President Scott Scarborough regarding the seven vacant positions on his management team for next...

Black Male Summit empowers young men

April 11, 2016

Empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement. Those were four goals of the ninth annual Black Male Summit, which was held this past weekend at the John S. Knight Convention Center and the...

Black Male Summit scheduled for this weekend

April 6, 2016

The University of Akron will host its 9th annual Black Male Summit this Friday and Saturday, focusing on how media affects black male identity. The two-day event features more than 60 panel discussions,...

Black Male Summit

The audience gave Michael Dyson a standing ovation at the conclusion of his speech about the stereotyping of black males.
April 13, 2015

UA hosted the eighth annual Black Male Summit last weekend, which sought to “improve and increase retention and graduation of African-American males in higher education,” according to the Summit’s...

Eighth Black Male Summit to address inequities

Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown University, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, as part of the eighth annual Black Male Summit.
March 30, 2015

The eighth annual Black Male Summit will be returning Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 to The University of Akron’s campus.  The Black Male Summit was started in 2008 and brings together national...

Evolution of the male sexual icon

April 4, 2013

Abigail Chaff When you think about it, would Frank Sinatra be considered handsome today? Not in the slightest. Our 21st century idea of good looking is within the parameters of chiseled abs and a nice...

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