University of Akron

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The University of Akron wrapped up its 10th annual summit examining issues facing black men over the weekend, with a focus on education.

The Black Male Summit included panels on topics ranging from healthcare and career goals to community engagement and, most prominently, education.

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, September 29th:

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, September 28th:

Pianist Brings Personal Works by Living Composers to Akron

Sep 22, 2017
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If classical pianists include new music on their recitals, it’s often an afterthought. Pianist Holly Roadfeldt takes a different approach. Tonight at the University of Akron’s Guzzetta Hall, she’s performing a recital of 13 pieces written just for her by living composers.


Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, September 20th:

Majority of undergraduate college students graduated with debt last year, report says;

Radio legend John Webster dies at 74;

Akron Police Captain Brian Simcox placed on administrative leave;

Domestic dispute ends in death of Youngstown man;

University of Akron considers bringing back baseball and adding women's lacrosse;