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Board names Dean John Green as interim president

Filtration engineer’s latest invention holds water

Chameleon-like elastomers — champions of quick color change

What's coming to E.J. Thomas Hall stage in 2018-19

School of Counseling scores highest licensure exam passage rate in Ohio

Polymer professor joins medical and biological engineering elite

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ALL MONTH: Sexual Assault Awarness Month activities

Performance | Branford Marsalis in concert, 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 23, E.J. Performing Arts Thomas Hall.

Concert | “Back to the Ballroom” Big Band Dance, 3-5 p.m., Sunday, April 29, Stage Door at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

Spring Commencement | Graduation Ceremonies, Friday, May 11, 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.


Professor with 50 years at UA is always ‘on the move’

Professor with 50 years at UA is always ‘on the move’

There's a network of alumni, spanning generations, who consider sport science professor Dr. Mary Jo MacCracken a mentor, colleague and friend. She's among the 555 employees who will be honored for their service milestones on April 25.  Full story


Class of 2018: Research opportunities set this scientist on career path

Class of 2018: Research opportunities set this scientist on career path

Biomedical engineer Carlisle DeJulius is headed to a new research lab to focus on improving life for those with osteoarthritis.  Full story


‘One Strange Rock’: Biologist featured in National Geographic documentary

‘One Strange Rock’: Biologist featured in National Geographic documentary

A segment with Dr. Hazel Barton exploring New Mexico’s Lechuguilla Cave is being livestreamed. The cave is famous for its unusual geology, rare formations and pristine condition.  Full story

 
 

Professor with 50 years at UA is always ‘on the move’

Professor with 50 years at UA is always ‘on the move’

There's a network of alumni, spanning generations, who consider sport science professor Dr. Mary Jo MacCracken a mentor, colleague and friend. She's among the 555 employees who will be honored for their service milestones on April 25.  Full story


Class of 2018: Research opportunities set this scientist on career path

Class of 2018: Research opportunities set this scientist on career path

Biomedical engineer Carlisle DeJulius is headed to a new research lab to focus on improving life for those with osteoarthritis.  Full story


‘One Strange Rock’: Biologist featured in National Geographic documentary

‘One Strange Rock’: Biologist featured in National Geographic documentary

A segment with Dr. Hazel Barton exploring New Mexico’s Lechuguilla Cave is being livestreamed. The cave is famous for its unusual geology, rare formations and pristine condition.  Full story

 
 

News

Board names Dean John Green as interim president

Filtration engineer’s latest invention holds water

Chameleon-like elastomers — champions of quick color change

What's coming to E.J. Thomas Hall stage in 2018-19

School of Counseling scores highest licensure exam passage rate in Ohio

Polymer professor joins medical and biological engineering elite

More headlines


Happenings

ALL MONTH: Sexual Assault Awarness Month activities

Performance | Branford Marsalis in concert, 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 23, E.J. Performing Arts Thomas Hall.

Concert | “Back to the Ballroom” Big Band Dance, 3-5 p.m., Sunday, April 29, Stage Door at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

Spring Commencement | Graduation Ceremonies, Friday, May 11, 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.


Inclusive excellence at UA

Inclusive Excellence at The University of Akron

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, we strive to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. We respect and celebrate our differences and invite you to join us in creating an environment in which we can all excel.

We strive to create a framework for excellence that incorporates diversity at its core in harmony with the educational experience.

Inclusive excellence is a key component of a comprehensive strategy for achieving institutional excellence. This includes the academic excellence of all students in attendance, and concerted efforts to educate and equip them to succeed in a diverse society with sophisticated intercultural skills.

Signature programs:

  • Rethinking Race, a two-week examination of race and race-related issues presented through films, speakers, performances and "Face-2-Face Conversations."
  • The Black Male Summit, two days of leadership and inspiration from leading national experts in African American Male educational achievement.

Inclusive Excellence at Akron

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