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Area high school students work with top UA engineering researchers

NSF grant supports use of artificial intelligence in biochemical engineering research

Dr. Jarrod Tudor named dean of Wayne College

Akron Law: A highly ranked law school in a low-cost city

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Athletics | Men's soccer vs. Georgetown, Friday, Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m., FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Classes | Fall Semester begins Monday, Aug. 29.

Concert | Touchdown Music Fest featuring Soul Asylum, Saturday, Sept. 3, 1-6 p.m., Track & Field Complex.


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New Roo Weekend welcomes students to UA

New Roo Weekend welcomes students to UA

Our newest students quickly become part of the UA community during these three days of activities planned to introduce them to campus and each other.  Full story

Murphy captures Olympic bronze medal in Rio

Murphy captures Olympic bronze medal in Rio

Former Akron All-American Clayton Murphy is the first U.S. men's 800-meter runner to win an Olympic medal since 1992, chasing down the bronze medal Aug. 15.  Full story

Area firefighters do ‘real-world’ training at new UA-operated center

Area firefighters do ‘real-world’ training at new UA-operated center

Critical firefighting skills will be honed at first of its kind facility in Summit County.  Full story

Inclusive excellence at UA

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 while linking the quality of 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.

Inclusive Excellence at Akron


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