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The Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics

A bipartisan research and teaching institute dedicated to increasing understanding of the political process with special emphasis on political parties, grassroots activity, and ethical behavior.


Upcoming Recruitment Event

The Bliss Institute will be hosting a recruitment event for interns on March 20th. For more information click here to visit our internships page.

University of Akron Poll:
Ohio Public’s Views on Early Childhood Education Issues 2018

Conducted by the Center for Marketing and Opinion Research for the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron, the statewide poll of 1,000 Ohioans surveyed public opinion on awareness and facts of early childhood development issues, and on spending for new program policies.

See the summary, or view the full report (PDF).

Announcing The Greater Akron Civility Center

Setting standards, providing resources, and working to create a culture of civility in the Greater Akron community.
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Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
The University of Akron
Olin 325
Akron, OH 44325-1914

Office: 330-972-5182
Fax: 330-972-5479

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