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 Students enjoying games at Lock 3 during the Fall in Love with Akron Fest.

New Roo Weekend Kicks Off Fall 2019 Semester

First year students were able to get motivated for the new school year through several events and activities across campus.
By Veronica Janosek, News & Sports Editor August 27, 2019

The University of Akron kicked off the Fall 2019 semester for incoming first year students through a variety of events and activities at New Roo Weekend. While there were many activities involved, a...

President Wilson speaks to new students.

President Wilson Advises Students to Enjoy the Ride at New Student Convocation

New students are inspired by stories of trial and triumph.
By Robert Barrett, Jr., Copy Editor August 25, 2017

On Friday, Aug. 25, students along with faculty and alumni gathered in FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field to officially welcome The University of Akron’s incoming class. Attendees received a UA Zippy...

New Roo Weekend

By Nicholas Summers, Arts & Life Editor September 2, 2014

When New Roo Weekend started, the majority of incoming freshmen probably had no idea how much The University of Akron had to offer. Events were held all over campus during the weekend of move in...

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