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Remembering 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 and found his pa...

Educator by day; haunter by night

Educator by day; haunter by night

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 owner of Th...

Art professor displays innovative projects

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

March 31, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

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 and his colleague, Margarita Benitez, have utilized large 3D printers for their latest projects. One is called “versus 0:02 [gridiron],” and the other is called “skin d.e.e.p.,” which stands for “digital ephemeral...

UA pays respects to communication professor

UA pays respects to communication professor

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...