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$2 million to attract new students

InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field. (Buchtelite file photo)
April 25, 2016

The University of Akron administration budgeted $3 million for marketing during the 2015-2016 school year. Approved by the Board of Trustees in June 2015, the annual budget of $480 million included...

Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in Bierce

Photo Illustration by Ted Boyer
April 20, 2016

This Friday, April 22, UA will host “Shakespeare in the Spring” to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. From 1:30 p.m. till 5:00 p.m. in Bierce Library, UA’s English Department...

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai

Hult Prize team makes final round in Dubai
March 28, 2016

Fighting urban poverty with foam bricks, four University of Akron students formed one of the six teams that made it to the final round in the regional Hult Prize competition in Dubai on March 11 and 12....

Big gift, new name

UA alumni Pamela and Gary Williams give introductory remarks at yesterday's Honors College ceremony.
Williamses' pledge expands to $10 million, comes on verge of possible no-confidence vote in faculty senate
February 3, 2016

Yesterday, UA announced plans to change the name of its Honors College after receiving a $3 million gift from alumni Gary and Pamela Williams. The gift expands the Williamses’ $7 million bequest given...

Burns, Williams featured in third Town Hall meeting

UA Vice President of Advancement Larry Burns and new Director of Athletics Lawrence Williams addressed questions from students during USG's Town Hall meeting yesterday.
November 16, 2015

At the third meeting in the Undergraduate Student Government’s Town Hall series, students picked up the microphone to hurl questions — directly, this time — at UA Vice President of Advancement Larry...

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