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UA’s Center for Data Science Analytics and Information Technology

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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Akron Law students finish first, third on 2015 Ohio State Bar Exams

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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UA honored for military-friendly services

Once again, The University of Akron has been designated a Top School for best practices in military and veteran education, as ranked by Military Advanced Education & Transition.

UA and Veterans

Rosetta Digital Marketing Competition

How do you prepare and pitch a marketing strategy for 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.

Read how they did it

Register now for GenEd Core courses at $50 tuition/credit hour

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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Akron wins Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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.

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Zips men's soccer NCAA Tournament run comes to an end

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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Men’s basketball off to a great start

The Zips (13-4) are off to one of their best starts in Akron's men's basketball Division I era. Tonight’s game against Eastern Michigan is the first of three home conference games. Great tickets still available.

Team and ticket info

25% off discount on one UA logo item

You can receive a 25% off discount on one UA logo item, to be used anytime during your birthday month, through UA Barnes and Noble Bookstores by signing up for email notifications of special sales and discounts, trends, events, giveaways and more. The discount is redeemable online during your birthday month.

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Jan. 2016 Alumni News

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