Incoming Honors College class is 12 percent larger this year
The class walked together from campus to the Akron Civic Theatre Thursday to celebrate the start of their college experience and to participate in the Honors Leadership Summit.
Barber's latest accolade: World champion
After UA pole vaulter Shawn Barber captured the gold medal at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Beijing Monday, he can say he's the best in the world.
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How to thrive in college: Advice from successful, recent alums
To welcome the Class of 2019, four successful Zips share their best advice for making the most of the Akron Experience, right from the start.
Inclusive excellence at 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.
Our goal at The University of Akron is 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.
An education major leads a classroom as part of her student-teaching experience.
Our students can choose from more than 200 undergraduate majors and area of study. Whether your dreams involve the stage, studio, classroom, laboratory or clinical setting, we'll provide the experiences and education to help make them a reality. Here, you will learn how to turn your aspirations into accomplishments, and your talents into tools to change the world.