The Buchtelite

Funds promised, but not budgeted

Funds promised, but not budgeted

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor

March 9, 2016

The University of Akron is making new rules for how professors can use their funding, which causes concerns for both UA’s budget, and UA’s faculty. Two types of funding have not been accounted for in UA’s budget prior to 2016: start-up funds and indirect cost recovery (IDC) funds. This caus...

Boston bombing survivor visits UA

Jeff Bauman shares his story of recovery with students.

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

November 2, 2015

When Jeff Bauman went to the 2013 Boston Marathon to cheer on his future wife, he did not expect to bump into one of the men behind the bombing that would kill three people, injure more than 260, and cause his own legs to be amputated. Now on tour around the country, Bauman came to UA last Wednesday...

Giffords, Kelly inspire audience

Gabrielle Giffords and husband Mark Kelly.

By Dylan Reynolds, Writer

October 26, 2015

Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords, former Arizona congresswoman who survived the 2011 Tuscon shooting, spoke alongside her husband at the annual Delta Gamma Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Giffords husband, Mark Kelly, a retired US Navy Captain and NASA astronaut, opened up the event with an account of...