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NASA selects UA students’ spacesuit testing proposal

NASA selects UA students’ spacesuit testing proposal

By Dylan Reynolds

February 29, 2016

A University of Akron student-led team recently proposed a uniform testing method for spacesuits, which NASA selected as one of the nation’s three finest.   The proposal was created in response to NASA’s Textile Test Methods Challenge, a call for researchers to create a standard procedure that ...

ImpROOve test taking skills

ImpROOve test taking skills

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 12, 2015

People often underestimate what is expected at a college level. Students who enter college with the mentality that it will be similar to high school might struggle with their grades. UA’s Counseling and Testing Center has been holding college survival workshops to help students better prepare for cl...

Don’t sweat it

Don’t sweat it

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 7, 2015

All students know it: exams are stressful. To overcome the accompanying anxiety and nervousness UA’s Counseling Center presented a workshop on reducing test anxiety in Simmons Hall. Eric Hayden, assistant director of Counseling Center Training, and psychology intern Rebecca Crain showed a powerpoi...