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UA takes additional steps to enhance academics with series of strategic investments

New Remembrance Garden to offer a place for reflection

UA chemist awarded grant to research how fats and oils in our diet affect brain function

Powering through: UA students help child get mobile with toy truck

Students take research into their own hands

Akron Law programs rank among top 50 in latest U.S. News rankings

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Happenings

Admissions | Visit us! We offer daily infor­mation sessions.

Arts | ‘For Lenny’ - A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein with Lara Downes, Thursday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall.

Admissions | Spring Visit Day, Saturday, April 27, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Jean Hower Taber Student Union.

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

The search for our 18th president


Class of 2019: Internships and study abroad shaped new grad's world view

Class of 2019: Internships and study abroad shaped new grad's world view

With a degree that combines philosophy, political science and economics, Rachael Steer plans to pursue a career in national security or law. She will be the student speaker at the May 11 commencement ceremony at 2 p.m.  Meet Rachael


Student engineers selected by NASA to help shape future spacewalks

Student engineers selected by NASA to help shape future spacewalks

For a second straight year, our “Virtual Environments for Space Travel” team was invited to Johnson Space Center to test its helmet-based, augmented reality display system.  Full story


Akron Rocket League brings home national championship

Akron Rocket League brings home national championship

Our esports varsity Rocket League gamers triumphed in the NCAA Final Four Fan Fest in Minneapolis — besting 63 other collegiate teams.  Full story

 
 

Class of 2019: Internships and study abroad shaped new grad's world view

Class of 2019: Internships and study abroad shaped new grad's world view

With a degree that combines philosophy, political science and economics, Rachael Steer plans to pursue a career in national security or law. She will be the student speaker at the May 11 commencement ceremony at 2 p.m.  Meet Rachael


Student engineers selected by NASA to help shape future spacewalks

Student engineers selected by NASA to help shape future spacewalks

For a second straight year, our “Virtual Environments for Space Travel” team was invited to Johnson Space Center to test its helmet-based, augmented reality display system.  Full story


Akron Rocket League brings home national championship

Akron Rocket League brings home national championship

Our esports varsity Rocket League gamers triumphed in the NCAA Final Four Fan Fest in Minneapolis — besting 63 other collegiate teams.  Full story

 
 

News

UA takes additional steps to enhance academics with series of strategic investments

New Remembrance Garden to offer a place for reflection

UA chemist awarded grant to research how fats and oils in our diet affect brain function

Powering through: UA students help child get mobile with toy truck

Students take research into their own hands

Akron Law programs rank among top 50 in latest U.S. News rankings

More headlines


Happenings

Admissions | Visit us! We offer daily infor­mation sessions.

Arts | ‘For Lenny’ - A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein with Lara Downes, Thursday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall.

Admissions | Spring Visit Day, Saturday, April 27, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Jean Hower Taber Student Union.

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

The search for our 18th president


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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