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Polymer purée: UA explores ‘Polymer Science of Cooking’

Polymer purée: UA explores ‘Polymer Science of Cooking’

A pound of polymers, a pinch of microcrystals, a dollop of hydrogel—bon appétit—the table is set for a new course this semester: “Polymer Science of Cooking.”  Full story


Hidden hero: Student discovers the honor of research

Hidden hero: Student discovers the honor of research

One of the greatest discoveries Deanna Bowman made in a lab here is how much she loved research. Now the biochemistry major is preparing for grad school and a career in medical research.  Deanna's story


UA experts share predictions for 2019

UA experts share predictions for 2019

With a New Year just ahead, we asked some of our faculty experts to share their predictions for what could await us in 2019. They had a lot to say.  Full story


 
 

Polymer purée: UA explores ‘Polymer Science of Cooking’

Polymer purée: UA explores ‘Polymer Science of Cooking’

A pound of polymers, a pinch of microcrystals, a dollop of hydrogel—bon appétit—the table is set for a new course this semester: “Polymer Science of Cooking.”  Full story


Hidden hero: Student discovers the honor of research

Hidden hero: Student discovers the honor of research

One of the greatest discoveries Deanna Bowman made in a lab here is how much she loved research. Now the biochemistry major is preparing for grad school and a career in medical research.  Deanna's story


UA experts share predictions for 2019

UA experts share predictions for 2019

With a New Year just ahead, we asked some of our faculty experts to share their predictions for what could await us in 2019. They had a lot to say.  Full story


 
 

Inclusive excellence at UA

Inclusive Excellence at The University of Akron

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 in harmony with 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.

Signature programs:

  • Rethinking Race, a two-week examination of race and race-related issues presented through films, speakers, performances and "Face-2-Face Conversations."
  • The Black Male Summit, two days of leadership and inspiration from leading national experts in African American Male educational achievement.

Inclusive Excellence at Akron

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Springfest

Students at Springfest, typically held on campus the last Friday of the spring semester.