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 Performance | TubaSummer, 7 p.m. Sunday, July 26, Guzzetta Ampitheatre.


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Article explores UA’s polytechnic designation

Article explores UA’s polytechnic designation

In an interview, President Scott L. Scarborough discusses how the characteristics of a polytechnic university (think Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech) match UA’s historical strengths.   Read interview

This future engineer thrives on perpetual motion

This future engineer thrives on perpetual motion

Biomedical engineering major Melissa Boswell has found a way to do it all — classes, undergrad research, co-ops, campus involvement and volunteering — for a rich Akron Experience.  Full story

UA startup wins $10,000

UA startup wins $10,000

Dr. Nic Leipzig has invented OXAID, an oxygenated hydrogel bandage that promotes the healing of chronic wounds.  Full story

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.

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