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Rethinking Race series returns to spark thought, conversations

Rethinking Race series returns to spark thought, conversations

The popular two-week series of speakers, discussion panels, films and community events begins on Feb. 25.  Full story


Is spider silk stronger than steel? Biologist disentangles fact from fiction on ‘Mythbusters Jr. ’

Is spider silk stronger than steel? Biologist disentangles fact from fiction on ‘Mythbusters Jr. ’

Dr. Todd Blackledge and several students gathered nearly 10 miles of silk from golden silk orb-weaver spiders for an on-camera experiment on the Science Channel show.  Full story


Biology major, poet pursues scientific and artistic passions

Biology major, poet pursues scientific and artistic passions

Pooja Dayal – a pre-medical biology major who writes and performs poetry –pursues both passions on campus.  Meet Pooja

 
 

Rethinking Race series returns to spark thought, conversations

Rethinking Race series returns to spark thought, conversations

The popular two-week series of speakers, discussion panels, films and community events begins on Feb. 25.  Full story


Is spider silk stronger than steel? Biologist disentangles fact from fiction on ‘Mythbusters Jr. ’

Is spider silk stronger than steel? Biologist disentangles fact from fiction on ‘Mythbusters Jr. ’

Dr. Todd Blackledge and several students gathered nearly 10 miles of silk from golden silk orb-weaver spiders for an on-camera experiment on the Science Channel show.  Full story


Biology major, poet pursues scientific and artistic passions

Biology major, poet pursues scientific and artistic passions

Pooja Dayal – a pre-medical biology major who writes and performs poetry –pursues both passions on campus.  Meet Pooja

 
 

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.