University of Akron

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Name: University of Akron
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Fresno State wins $225,000 grant

pm • For “transformational planning”• “The time is right for regional dialogue and collaboration” Fresno State is one of seven public urban research universities selected to participate in a one-year project that seeks to transform the way higher education ... [Published Central Valley Business Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

UA receives grant to lead transformational change in public higher ed

As public re universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced that The University of Akron is one of seven public urban re universities that have been selected as ... [Published Noodls - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

ABIA gets $5 million in support [The Akron Beacon Journal :: ]

July 09--An effort to enhance the region's economy through medical-related research and commercialization is getting a multi-million dollar lifeline.The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has agreed to provide as much as $4 million in additional funding ... [Published BusinessWeek - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Seeking New Models for Public Urban Universities

Seven public urban universities have been selected to receive $225,000 grants each from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support the development and testing of new models for the sector, dealing with issues such as improved student success and ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Board members of Gulen-run charter schools won’t answer questions about citizenship or leadership roles

Jul 9, 2014 by StaffThe names of school board members at Ohio’s publicly funded Horizon and Noble charter schools are unlike those on traditional public school boards.Take, for example, the board members at the Denison Horizon Science Academy elementary ... [Published Education News - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

University of Akron announces spring graduates

The following students from Streetsboro graduated from the University of Akron this spring:Adam Barlett,Alexander Baumhoer,David Griffith,Emily Bonner,Joseph Carr,Karen Charnigo,Kelly Simkins,Matthew Mechler,Rebecca Butler andWilliam Germani.Corbell graduates ... [Published Streetsboro Gateway News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Wilson accumulating advanced music degrees, performance experience

Streetsboro High School graduate Kevin Alexander Wilson recently graduated from Central Michigan University with a master's of music degree. While at Central Michigan, he studied composition under Dr. David Gillingham and Dr. Jay Batzner, and Brazilian ... [Published Streetsboro Gateway News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

NELLIE LOU JANIK Champion of the underdog

Surrounded by her family and friends Nellie Lou Janik (Williams) died June 26, 2014.Born June 24, 1932, this Theodore Roosevelt High School "Rough Rider" loved horses, Canadian fishing trips, ice skating and animal rescues.The daughter of Vivian Marie ... [Published Hudson Hub Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Students graduate from The University of Akron

AKRON — The following local students graduated in spring from The University of Akron:■Chandlersville: Erin Demko■Dresden: Eddie Plum■Frazeysburg: Carly Young■Nashport: Andrea Sherfy and Andrew Balfour■Zanesville: Hanna Luburgh, Jordan Paul, Joshua Agin, ... [Published Zanesville Times Recorder - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Team NEO honors Proenza with Burg award

Former University of Akron President Luis Proenza will receive the H. Peter Burg Regional Vision Award from Team Northeast Ohio. Proenza, who stepped down June 30 after more than 15 years as the University of Akron’s president, will be honored Thursday ... [Published Canton Repository - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Ruling on false speech lets voters decide

Mark Weaver (Photo: Provided)Mark R. Weaver teaches election law at the University of Akron and practices elections law as a partner at the Columbus law firm Isaac Wiles.America arose from a dispute in which colonists loyal to the crown and advocates ... [Published Cincinnati.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

University of Akron picks Agilysys inventory, procurement system

Agilysys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGYS) said that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the Agilysys Eatec inventory and procurement system. The solution will enhance efficiency and streamline operations at 27 campus outlets, including ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 03 2014]

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...an exciting realization of the unique role of urban serving universities," USU/APLU Office of Urban Initiatives Vice President Shari Garmise said. "Harnessing the collective vision to increase access, deliver equity, improve urban life and strengthen the workforce presents a great opportunity to explore transformational change. We're very excited about the potential advancements University of Akron and the six other institutions will find over the course of the grant that could help reshape the way public higher education is delivered."
"We have really been quite excited by the support from the Knight Foundation and their confidence in us" he said
"These little companies take a long time to turn into big companies," Waltermire said. "But the more research that's going on, the better your chances of success."
The professor "states that he 'distilled' the SDCS software to its 'unique protectable expression,' but does not elaborate on which portions of the data are unique, what makes them unique, or why their particular form is not dictated by practical realities ... and therefore not subject to copyright protection" Cleland wrote (emphasis in original)

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Seeking New Models for Public Urban Universities [Published Inside Higher Ed - 17 hours ago]
Board members of Gulen-run charter schools won’... [Published Education News - 20 hours ago]
Wilson accumulating advanced music degrees, per... [Published Streetsboro Gateway News - 21 hours ago]
University of Akron announces spring graduates [Published Streetsboro Gateway News - 21 hours ago]
NELLIE LOU JANIK Champion of the underdog [Published Hudson Hub Times - Jul 09 2014]
Attorney: Race/gender was a factor in defunding... [Published Canton Repository - Jul 09 2014]
Cleveland's healthcare jobs power shifting from... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 08 2014]
Students graduate from The University of Akron [Published Zanesville Times Recorder - Jul 07 2014]
Tribune Software Case Given Boot by 6th Circuit [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 07 2014]
GAY GAMES 9 [Published She Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
Team NEO honors Proenza with Burg award [Published Canton Repository - Jul 07 2014]
Opinion: Ruling on false speech lets voters decide [Published Cincinnati.com - Jul 07 2014]
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Trio from BG are now BFF on Ironmen [Published Lorain Morning Journal - Jul 04 2014]
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Bringing Manufacturing Home [Published Site Selection Magazine - Jul 04 2014]
Marlington QB under center one more time, just ... [Published Canton Repository - Jul 03 2014]
Weekly Roundup: June 26-July 2 [Published Record Publishing Online - Jul 03 2014]
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Agilysys Eatec® System Enhances Efficiency at U... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Jul 02 2014]
ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, today announced that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the ...
Agilysys Eatec® System Enhances Efficiency at U... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jul 02 2014]
ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, today announced that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the ...
Agilysys Eatec® System Enhances Efficiency at U... [Published Business Wire Education News - Jul 02 2014]
ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, today announced that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the ...
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The Republican National Committee on Friday (June 27) launched its first web-based effort to rally conservative believers behind the party, a sign of how crucial voter turnout will be in this fall’s close-fought midterm elections and an indication that ...
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