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Remembering Donald McIntyre

Donald McIntyre
February 22, 2016

On Feb. 14, Donald McIntyre of the Department of Polymer Science passed away at the age of 87. He attributed 30 years of service to The University of Akron in his field. McIntyre grew up in Detroit...

Educator by day; haunter by night

Carnival of Horrors cast members prepare to scare.
October 26, 2015

The price of college can make anyone feel scared; UA lecturer Ryan Pluta decided to capitalize on this fear by creating a haunted house to pay his way through college. Pluta is the successful business...

Art professor displays innovative projects

March 31, 2015

The University of Akron’s assistant professor of Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Markus Vogl, presented his most recent work during a lunchtime lecture in Folk Hall on Friday, March 20. Vogl...

UA pays respects to communication professor

Communication professor Paul R. Jacoway died unexpectedly at age 55.
March 11, 2015

Communication professor and Akron native Paul R. Jacoway died Monday, March 9, at his home. Fifty-five years-old, Jacoway’s cause of death is undetermined at this time. A brother and a sister survive...

An ode to post syllabus week

An ode to post syllabus week
January 26, 2015

The first week of school could not be any more simplistic. It means sitting in class and surveying not only the professor, but your classmates. It is about making a good first impression. It is...

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