UA is located in the heart of Akron, surrounded by restaurants, Lock 3, the Akron Rubber Ducks minor league baseball team, and three world-class hospitals, with easy expressway access from all directions. The University of Akron’s leaders are committed to the continuing growth of Akron’s research enterprise, and UA’s PIs are doing cutting edge research, especially in fields involving materials science and biomedical research. Check us out at www.uakron.edu, www.uakron.edu/research/ora, and explore Akron at http://www.downtownakron.com/.
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.