University of Akron

The University of Akron Press | Poem for April 2018

“Finding Out the Lie One Year Later” by Anne Barngrover 04/05/2018 The poem “Finding Out the Lie One Year Later” appears in the poetry collection “Brazen Creature” by Anne Barngrover, published by The Un...

University of Akron President Matthew Wilson resigns

Wilson moved over from the law school and was named President by UA's Board of Trustees in October 2016 after a three-month stint as interim. The University of Akron is searching for its fourth president in fi...

The University of Akron Press | Poem for March 2018

“Cuspis” by Emilia PhilliPS 03/13/2018 The poem “Cuspis” appears in the poetry collection Signaletics by Emilia Phillips, published by The University of Akron Press in 2013. Phillips’ new collection, Empty ...

Gravity Racing beyond the Annual Soap Box Derby

Local and out-of-state STEM students compete at Derby Downs by Kayla Sturm Akron is known for being home to the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship Race. So what’s going on at Derby Downs for the o...

Who’s The Man? Picking UAkron’s Next President

by Chris Horne As far as I can tell, there are no female candidates to become the interim president of the University of Akron. There’s also a feeling that the interim president won’t be a short-term placehold...