Akron e-magazine | For Alumni & Friends
May 2015 issue

 

Congratulations to the 3,100 students who will receive degrees during five ceremonies May 8-10. Hear about some of their accomplishments and how UA helped make them possible.
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Honoring distinguished alumni and friends, Thursday, May 14, 2015.

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More than 450 business and community leaders, as well as faculty, staff and students from the College of Business Administration, were on campus to celebrate the accomplishments of five alumni.

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In a pilot initiative designed to increase affordability and access to core academic courses vital for student success, The University of Akron is piloting a series of general education courses at significantly reduced cost — $50 tuition charge per credit hour. That rate is half the average rate offered by area community colleges, and it is designed to provide students with easier access to a more affordable four-year university degree.

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Enter the Cannibuster — a novel device that uses noninvasive saliva testing to provide law enforcement officials with a quick, accurate roadside method of detecting levels of THC, the active chemical in marijuana.

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“Perhaps a decade ago, I discovered the tremendous value of helping humanity through charitable giving,” says Gausman, “and the vehicle I chose was education. An educated society endures and paves the way for current and future generations.”

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