The Buchtelite

President names new chief of staff

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

May 4, 2016


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On Tuesday, May 3, University of Akron President Scott Scarborough appointed William Lyons as his interim chief of staff. Lyons has been a political science professor at UA since 1996, becoming director of the Center for Conflict Management in 2000. He also has led such campus programs as Rethinking...

‘Project Calendar’ concept wins 24-hour hackathon

‘Project Calendar’ concept wins 24-hour hackathon

By Dylan Reynolds, News Writer

April 19, 2016


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While thousands of UA students went through their typical Friday evening routine last weekend, 24 were brainstorming venture projects that could positively impact the city of Akron. These students were participating in the Failsafe 24-Hour Hackathon, which was put on by the EXL Center in Bierce Librar...

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

UA senior wins ‘Woman to Watch’ award

By Mylor Acquaah, Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Yesterday, University of Akron senior Tyeal Howell was honored with the Woman to Watch Award by the Women’s History Project (WHP) of Akron, which is a program of the Summit County Historical Society. Howell is 21 years old and studying mass media communications in TV and radio. She was nominated ...

Nile River basin cultures share traditions

Nile River basin cultures share traditions

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

March 2, 2015


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The Nile Project’s members performed at E.J. Thomas Hall on Sunday, March 1, to educate Akron through its interactive musical performance.   This traveling group demonstrates the musical, dress, language and cultural differences among the countries within the Nile River basin. It brings these...