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UA School of Law gets $100k from federal program

UA School of Law gets $100k from federal program
May 4, 2016

After receiving a $100,000 grant, The University of Akron School of Law is partnering with the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) to help youths with criminal records find jobs and affordable...

The race to break down barriers of education

April 18, 2016

A brand new 5k race, organized by DreamAKRON, is raising money in order to establish scholarships for high school students on May 7. The race is a community event that involves people from the Akron...

Bridging STEM fields

April 6, 2016

Over the weekend, The National Inventor’s Hall of Fame STEM Middle School hosted its sixth BEST (Bridging Engineering, Science, and Technology) Medicine Engineering Fair. This event, orchestrated...

What you missed over spring break

What you missed over spring break
March 28, 2016

Kristina Aiad-Toss and Logan Lane contributed reporting  While you were away on spring break, an update came about when and how students will be getting their fee refunds, UA’s faculty union and...

Tragic tales of injustice

February 3, 2016

Professor Marge Koosed of the UA School of Law hosted a panel to discuss race and the death penalty this past Tuesday.  The event, titled “The Death Lottery: How Race Impacts the Ohio Death Penalty,”...

Inaugural media studies program

April 29, 2015

Rather than sitting in one of the buildings on campus and listening to a professor lecture, a group of students participated in a different type of instruction in mid-April. Their instructors were editors...

School of Law small business program honored

School of Law small business program honored
April 29, 2015

Gary Spring will receive the inaugural 2015 Legal Services Champion Award from the Cleveland District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Spring is the director of The University of Akron...

School of Law hosts conference

Entrepreneurs, business owners gather to learn about online startups
April 13, 2015

Online companies might be the way of the future, and UA is at the helm of the movement.   NEXTOhio, a conference about online startups, took place at Quaker Station on Thursday, April 9. It was...

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades
April 8, 2015

Students are still able to receive online tutoring for free through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative until the last day of classes on May 1. Started in 2010, the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative worked...

Study Abroad Fair provides international possibilities

Representatives from several organizations were on site to guide students in their decisions.
October 16, 2014

  Students looking to study abroad may be daunted by its unfamiliarity, which is why on Tuesday, Oct. 14 The University of Akron’s Office of International Programs held their annual education...

Word on the street September 5

September 8, 2014

Aubrey and Tyler talk to university students about what really matters.

UA donations don’t fall short

Back to School Supply Drive box where students could leave donations.
August 28, 2014

ServeAkron has kicked off the school year with their third annual school supply drive to help the local schools in Akron. Assistant Director of Student Life Alison Doehring said, “As with every...

Running in the red

April 30, 2013

Matthew Balsinger Financial woes at The University of Akron have many students and faculty members concerned, as the university looks to face a projected $26.7 million deficit for the 2014 fiscal year. “I...

Seniors showcase works in Pinpoint gallery

April 30, 2013

Beau Brown Senior graphic design majors are saying sayonara and waving their hands goodbye to the university, while waving their professional portfolios in the faces of potential employers. The Pinpoint...

Creativity over Convention

March 19, 2013

Abigail Chaff Where has the creativity gone in our generation? In school it always seems that someone is telling you what to do. Even in college there are rules and restrictions. Before entering college,...

I should have had a V8

February 28, 2013

Aine McCarthy Back in the 80s, there was this innuendo-ridden movie with Rodney Dangerfield and Robert Downey Jr. called "Back to School." It centered around an older, uneducated man who decided to grab...

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