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What Makes Us The University of Akron

  • video 1
    • Why dream dreams when you can live them? Whether he’s playing football, singing or writing, Hayden Grover has lived out one dream after another at UA.
    • That’s what makes us The University of Akron.
    • › Meet Hayden
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    • Emma Twardzik remembers being a “timid and scared” freshman. Now, thanks to the Akron Experience, she is a confident double major, soccer player, and intern at a local company.
    • That’s what makes us The University of Akron.
    • › Meet Emma
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    • Drake Smalley began by building LEGOS. Now, after building orthopedic implants for real patients through his UA co-op, he’s building a career at Johnson & Johnson.
    • That’s what makes us The University of Akron.
    • › Meet Drake
  • video 4
    • Hands-on learning, three accessible hospitals, education abroad and a support system of friends and faculty at UA? The prognosis looks good for Hannah Stephen, a pre-med major and aspiring pediatrician.
    • That’s what makes us The University of Akron.
    • › Meet Hannah

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BIG CITY BENEFITS, SMALL TOWN CHARM

Akron offers big-city amenities and attractions with the charm and affordability of a small town. And the region is home to many Fortune 500 companies, giving students ample opportunity for real-world learning. Find out more »

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