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What makes us The University of Akron?

In a new commercial, a number of Akron Zips extol the benefits of being part of the UA family and share how their UA experience is enhanced by valuable connections to the community.

News

Upset! Zips stun Northwestern of the Big Ten

Polymer faculty receive $4 million in federal research grants

UA students attend classes and teach elementary students at new I PROMISE School

Dr. Hazel Barton receives Alice C. Evans Award from American Society of Microbiology

College of Engineering benefits from PPG Foundation Gift

Mr. McMaster goes to Washington: Alumnus puts degree to use at Pentagon

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Happenings

Admissions | Visit us! We offer daily infor­mation sessions.

Women's Soccer | Zips vs. Eastern Michigan, Friday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Football - Homecoming | Zips vs. Miami, Saturday, Oct. 6, 3:30 p.m., InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field.


Akron Public Schools welcomes UA as sister university

Akron Public Schools welcomes UA as sister university

UA will work closely with teachers to develop classroom lessons that have integrated, career-themed content and problem-solving activities.  Full story


Protecting first responders from opiate exposure is researcher’s goal

Protecting first responders from opiate exposure is researcher’s goal

Dr. Abraham Joy has been awarded $200K for his solution — one that offers greater protection to paramedics and police officers working to save lives.  Full story and video


Future engineers: We have a visit day just for you

Future engineers: We have a visit day just for you

Join us Friday, Sept. 28 for Engineering Visit Day! See our beautiful campus and learn about scholarships, housing, majors, co-ops, design teams, job placement and more.  See details

 
 

Akron Public Schools welcomes UA as sister university

Akron Public Schools welcomes UA as sister university

UA will work closely with teachers to develop classroom lessons that have integrated, career-themed content and problem-solving activities.  Full story


Protecting first responders from opiate exposure is researcher’s goal

Protecting first responders from opiate exposure is researcher’s goal

Dr. Abraham Joy has been awarded $200K for his solution — one that offers greater protection to paramedics and police officers working to save lives.  Full story and video


Future engineers: We have a visit day just for you

Future engineers: We have a visit day just for you

Join us Friday, Sept. 28 for Engineering Visit Day! See our beautiful campus and learn about scholarships, housing, majors, co-ops, design teams, job placement and more.  See details

 
 

What makes us The University of Akron?

In a new commercial, a number of Akron Zips extol the benefits of being part of the UA family and share how their UA experience is enhanced by valuable connections to the community.

News

Upset! Zips stun Northwestern of the Big Ten

Polymer faculty receive $4 million in federal research grants

UA students attend classes and teach elementary students at new I PROMISE School

Dr. Hazel Barton receives Alice C. Evans Award from American Society of Microbiology

College of Engineering benefits from PPG Foundation Gift

Mr. McMaster goes to Washington: Alumnus puts degree to use at Pentagon

More headlines


Happenings

Admissions | Visit us! We offer daily infor­mation sessions.

Women's Soccer | Zips vs. Eastern Michigan, Friday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Football - Homecoming | Zips vs. Miami, Saturday, Oct. 6, 3:30 p.m., InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field.


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

More than 250 majors to choose from!

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Springfest

Students at Springfest, typically held on campus the last Friday of the spring semester.