Message from Board of Trustees Chair Jonathan T. Pavloff
In a letter to the campus and community, Mr. Pavloff discusses the mutual agreement between the University's Trustees and President Scott L. Scarborough, Ph.D. that Dr. Scarborough will step down as president.
Accidental discovery: Coating improves reliability of wind power
On a lark, scientists apply a new “diamond-like” coating to wind-turbine drivetrains to help prevent wear. Early results are promising.
Time in Jamaica is transformative
Students from many different majors came together for a memorable service trip in Jamaica and came away better prepared to be leaders.
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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 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.