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Panel helps students become tech savvy

By Dylan Reynolds

April 20, 2016

As a part of “Tech Week,” a panel discussion was held in the College of Business Administration (CBA) yesterday to inform students about current trends and corporate culture in information technology (IT). The panelists included three northeast Ohio chief information officers (CIOs): Sandy Rapp fro...

EXL Launch Week

EXL Launch Week

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

February 29, 2016

The EXL Center, a new initiative at The University of Akron led by Priceline.com co-founder Jeff Hoffman, will launch this week with a series of events from Wednesday through Friday. “We’ve been building to this for nine months,” said Ian Schwarber, EXL’s resource director, “and this is the only...

Week of tribute for graduating seniors

Week of tribute for graduating seniors

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 29, 2015

This week, 2015 graduates will get the chance to commemorate their time spent at UA with Senior Week. This is the first year that UA has offered Senior Week—a week-long series of events that allows students to participate in various activities. UA is also offering Class of 2015 pins for all...

Annual China Week returns

Annual China Week returns

By Mary C. Barrett, Writer

September 30, 2014

The University of Akron's China Week, sponsored by The Confucius Institute, invites the UA community to come and explore the many sides of Chinese culture. The many facets of Chinese culture will be represented in several events taking place starting Sept. 30 through Oct. 3. China Week has a lot to...

Zips celebrate Diversity Week

Zips celebrate Diversity Week

By Grant Morgan, Writer

September 18, 2014

The University of Akron’s 13th annual Diversity Week, hosted by The Department of Student Life, is hosting five days of activities, entertainment, and interaction among students of different cultures. It will last from September 15 to September 19. “The goal of Diversity Week is to give increased...

Taking Care Week Begins

February 26, 2013

Patrick Stallings The second annual Taking Care Week started Monday, Feb. 25 as students approach midterms and begin losing sleep during those long nights of studying and paper writing.  To better prepare students for the increase in stress, the Counseling Center plans to provide activities in the Student Union eve...