Akron e-magazine | For Alumni & Friends
JANUARY 2016 ISSUE
UA’s Center for Data Science, Analytics, and Information Technology is inspiring students to be thinkers, designers, and innovators in data science and emerging technology. Leading the charge is Executive Director Mario R. Garzia, PhD, a distinguished alumnus of the University of Akron, a former Microsoft executive, and a data science pioneer.
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Thinking about law school? The School of Law’s pass rate for first-time takers on the Ohio Bar Exam consistently exceeds the statewide first-time taker pass rate.
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How do you prepare and pitch a marketing strategy for Amazon.com? Just ask the winning team from UA’s College of Business Administration. The students “won the room” with their plan at the 5th Annual Rosetta Digital Marketing Competition.
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To increase affordability, UA is offering a series of general education courses at a significantly reduced cost of $50 tuition per credit hour.
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The Akron Zips claimed their first FBS bowl win in school history with a 23-21 defeat of Utah State in December before a crowd of 18,876.
An outstanding campaign for the University of Akron men's soccer team came to a close in December, as Stanford bested the Zips in penalty kicks in the second semifinal of the College Cup to the national title game.
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