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ORIGINS OF THE WAGON WHEEL RIVALRY

Remember when we thought it was a simple little spat between friends that made Kent State our bitter rival? Well, we recently unearthed this never-before-seen film that proves this bad blood runs much deeper.

We’ll settle this 150-year-old score on Nov. 21 at InfoCision Stadium when the Zips play the Golden Flashes for the Wagon Wheel. Tickets. (Wait, what? There are TWO sides to this story?)


News

Soccer: Zips open NCAA Tournament play with 3-0 win over Seattle

Football: Zips top Ohio, become bowl eligible and lead division

The time to file your 2018-19 FAFSA is now

More headlines


Happenings

Football | Zips vs. Kent State, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.

Women's basketball | Zips vs. Eastern Kentucky, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 22, Rhodes Arena.

Men's soccer - NCAA Tournament | Zips vs. Wisconsin, 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Earn your degree in the evening, on weekends or online: Attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Simmons Hall.


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Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Spencer Csaky, a computer whiz majoring in our unique cybersecurities program, feared he would be “just another number” on campus. But there was a surprising — and welcome — glitch in his thinking.  Story and video


New videos feature campus visit by LeBron James and I PROMISE students

New videos feature campus visit by LeBron James and I PROMISE students

Our students shared how their UA educations are preparing them for their futures during a visit by LeBron James and students in the I PROMISE program.  Full story


The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The Akron Guarantee Scholarship guarantees the yearly renewal of your scholarship so long as you are in good academic standing, and it offers greater financial support through automatic yearly upgrades.  Learn more


Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Cybersecurity student cracks the code of college

Spencer Csaky, a computer whiz majoring in our unique cybersecurities program, feared he would be “just another number” on campus. But there was a surprising — and welcome — glitch in his thinking.  Story and video


New videos feature campus visit by LeBron James and I PROMISE students

New videos feature campus visit by LeBron James and I PROMISE students

Our students shared how their UA educations are preparing them for their futures during a visit by LeBron James and students in the I PROMISE program.  Full story


The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The new Akron Guarantee Scholarship: Graduate with less debt!

The Akron Guarantee Scholarship guarantees the yearly renewal of your scholarship so long as you are in good academic standing, and it offers greater financial support through automatic yearly upgrades.  Learn more


ORIGINS OF THE WAGON WHEEL RIVALRY

Remember when we thought it was a simple little spat between friends that made Kent State our bitter rival? Well, we recently unearthed this never-before-seen film that proves this bad blood runs much deeper.

We’ll settle this 150-year-old score on Nov. 21 at InfoCision Stadium when the Zips play the Golden Flashes for the Wagon Wheel. Tickets. (Wait, what? There are TWO sides to this story?)


News

Soccer: Zips open NCAA Tournament play with 3-0 win over Seattle

Football: Zips top Ohio, become bowl eligible and lead division

The time to file your 2018-19 FAFSA is now

More headlines


Happenings

Football | Zips vs. Kent State, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field.

Women's basketball | Zips vs. Eastern Kentucky, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 22, Rhodes Arena.

Men's soccer - NCAA Tournament | Zips vs. Wisconsin, 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field.

Earn your degree in the evening, on weekends or online: Attend an information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in Simmons Hall.


FOLLOW US:

Search for uakron on Snapchat!Find us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter Visit our YouTube channel Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Pinterest See all our social media


Inclusive excellence at UA

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.

Inclusive Excellence at Akron

 

NEW CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER

Jolene LaneWe welcome to Akron our new chief diversity officer, Jolene Lane. She joins UA from Teachers College at Columbia University, where she has served the last nine years as senior director in the Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Community Affairs.

Meet Jolene

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