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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES!

Our spring graduates are off to Orlando, Fla., and Nome, Alaska, and everywhere in between.


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Admissions | Summer Visit Day, 8:30 a.m., Friday, June 23, Student Union.


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UA’s prolific inventor inspires younger generations

UA’s prolific inventor inspires younger generations

Sixth graders at Dodge Intermediate School in Twinsburg enjoyed their visit with Dr. Joseph Kennedy, who talked about inventions, patents and his journey to America.  Full story


UA receives part of $7.5 million grant to develop innovative uses for melanin

UA receives part of $7.5 million grant to develop innovative uses for melanin

Researchers will work to understand how melanin is synthesized by natural organisms, and use synthetic melanin to develop new kinds of advanced materials.  Full story


Biomimicry graduates already working to ensure sustainable future

Biomimicry graduates already working to ensure sustainable future

We graduated the first two students in the world with Ph.D.-level training in biomimicry during spring commencement ceremonies.  Full story



UA’s prolific inventor inspires younger generations

UA’s prolific inventor inspires younger generations

Sixth graders at Dodge Intermediate School in Twinsburg enjoyed their visit with Dr. Joseph Kennedy, who talked about inventions, patents and his journey to America.  Full story


UA receives part of $7.5 million grant to develop innovative uses for melanin

UA receives part of $7.5 million grant to develop innovative uses for melanin

Researchers will work to understand how melanin is synthesized by natural organisms, and use synthetic melanin to develop new kinds of advanced materials.  Full story


Biomimicry graduates already working to ensure sustainable future

Biomimicry graduates already working to ensure sustainable future

We graduated the first two students in the world with Ph.D.-level training in biomimicry during spring commencement ceremonies.  Full story



CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES!

Our spring graduates are off to Orlando, Fla., and Nome, Alaska, and everywhere in between.


News

Four things you should know about Art Bomb Brigade's latest mural

UA teams in an entrepreneurial sweep at LaunchTown event

Master’s of Accounting program named one of nation’s best

More headlines


Happenings

Admissions | Summer Visit Day, 8:30 a.m., Friday, June 23, Student Union.


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.

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