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Marketing dinner features female speakers

Left to right: Hali Strub, Kristin Genetin, Bayli Strub, members of PSE pose for a photo after dinner.
PSE fraternity students learn about entrepreneurship, business acumen
April 13, 2016

The National Sales and Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron-Canton chapter held their monthly dinner meeting at The Tangier in Akron on Tuesday, April 12. Three female members of NSME Norma Rist, Jane...

Be the next Zippy: tryouts Wednesday

Be the next Zippy: tryouts Wednesday
April 4, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, The University of Akron is hosting Zippy tryouts at 2 p.m. in the James A. Rhodes Arena (Lab 4). To qualify for the position, one must be a full-time UA student and have registered...

Amazon to open new location in Akron

Amazon to open new location in Akron
March 16, 2016

This summer, Amazon is opening a venue near UA’s campus where students, faculty, and the Akron public can pick up their packages and make returns. UA is one of seven schools in the U.S. to receive...

Low-cost legal services for students

February 24, 2016

Students in UA's Undergraduate Student Government are currently working to give students access to affordable legal counsel through a non-profit organization called Student Legal Services. USG requires...

Speech team wins first state title

UA speech team poses for a photo after recieving awards last weekend at Capital University in Columbus.
February 22, 2016

Last weekend The University of Akron’s speech and debate team won its first state title since its rebirth in 2001 at the Ohio Forensics Association (OFA) state tournament in Columbus. Led by head...

Freshmen recount first semester of college

January 25, 2016

Think back to when you first started out in college. What are some of the things you remember? Dorms? Rob’s Dining Hall? New Roo Weekend? With their first semester out of the way and their second just...

Speech and debate takes second place two days straight in New York City tournament

Speech and debate takes second place two days straight in New York City tournament
December 9, 2015

Last weekend The University of Akron’s nationally-ranked speech and debate team traveled to New York City to compete in a two-day tournament, “The Off-Broadway Swing,”  hosted in Long Island at...

Former Federal Reserve CEO returns to alma mater

Sandra Pianalto gives a lecture in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Pianalto recounts past, encourages students to take risks
November 4, 2015

In most fields, taking risks is usually said to have a negative connotation, but in the eyes of Sandra Pianalto, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, it is the stepping stone...

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