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Best and brightest are problem solvers at UA Hackathon

$5 million gift to create museum of rare Native American artifacts

Green appointed dean of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Peters named dean of School of Law

Symposium strives to increase diversity among financial planners

Senior Design Exhibition to showcase student work

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Happenings

Arts | Tuesday Musical - Escher String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

Spring Commencement | Graduation Ceremonies, Friday, May 12, 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 14, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.


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Being moved by movement

Being moved by movement

The new National Center for Choreography at UA hosted an open house and its first performances on April 18.  Full story


Playful chandelier lets visitors decide its colors

Playful chandelier lets visitors decide its colors

The newly installed public art work at Zook Hall offers moments of wonder and fun to everyone who encounters the interactive light sculpture.  Story and video


‘Team Audrey’ helps young dancer make all the right moves

‘Team Audrey’ helps young dancer make all the right moves

Five members of a biomedical engineering student team are being honored for a prosthesis they designed to help a 5-year-old dance and play.  Full story



Being moved by movement

Being moved by movement

The new National Center for Choreography at UA hosted an open house and its first performances on April 18.  Full story


Playful chandelier lets visitors decide its colors

Playful chandelier lets visitors decide its colors

The newly installed public art work at Zook Hall offers moments of wonder and fun to everyone who encounters the interactive light sculpture.  Story and video


‘Team Audrey’ helps young dancer make all the right moves

‘Team Audrey’ helps young dancer make all the right moves

Five members of a biomedical engineering student team are being honored for a prosthesis they designed to help a 5-year-old dance and play.  Full story



News

Best and brightest are problem solvers at UA Hackathon

$5 million gift to create museum of rare Native American artifacts

Green appointed dean of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Peters named dean of School of Law

Symposium strives to increase diversity among financial planners

Senior Design Exhibition to showcase student work

More headlines


Happenings

Arts | Tuesday Musical - Escher String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

Spring Commencement | Graduation Ceremonies, Friday, May 12, 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 14, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.


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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.

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