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University of Akron Polymer Science Associate Professor Yu Zhu and his team of 10 graduate students are working in the university’s nanomaterials and organic electronics lab to improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries. Read more

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Kent State University researchers collaborate globally to provide insight into how our changing climate affects river ecosystems. Read more

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The University of Akron amps up a degree program aimed at responding to cyberattacks. Read more

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Kofi Boakye’s Last Akron Show

The acclaimed young local pianist gives a final performance before heading to a prestigious music school. Read more

Aug 9, 2019 10:01 AM (330) Area Blog

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The Schultz Campus for Jewish Life opens its doors every day to thousands in the Akron community by providing critical programs and services for all ages, backgrounds and faiths. Read more

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LeBron James’ I Promise School lifts up Akron families with an education that helps at-risk students succeed. We go inside the school and follow one family’s first year. Read more

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Working on a project with others involves many obstacles beyond the scholastic. These students rose to the challenge of collaboration, time management and problem-solving with shining results. Read more

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Unconventional percussionist Elec Simon drums up respect and helps students fight bullying. Read more

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A Girl Scout helps people destress with a guided trail in Copley. Read more

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The 330's universities are forming esports teams to join the popular trend. Read more

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Long before Don Corleone and Tony Soprano became pop-culture icons of organized crime in America, the Black Hand Society terrorized fellow Sicilian immigrants in the Western Reserve of the early 20th century. Read more

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Best of the City 2018 Editor's Pick: Akron Sustainer Read more

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Those curious about exotic animals can get up close to unique scaly, furry and feathered creatures through animal shows around The 330. Read more

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Summer camp has come a long way since we were kids. Instead of canoeing and weaving lanyards, today’s kids are building Lego robots, dusting mock crime scenes for fingerprints and meeting professional baseball players Read more

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Pack in maximum summer fun — and learning — by taking the kids to camp. Read more

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Faces of The 330: Class of 2018

These are some of the people behind our local businesses and institutions — the proud and talented 2018 Faces of The 330. Read more

Feb 28, 2018 4:28 PM (330) Area Blog

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Dr. Sadie M. Winlock, Akron Urban League president and CEO, believes that returning to its roots can help the organization grow, build stronger community, long-lasting business relationships and transform lives. Read more

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Dr. Para Jones’ passion for Stark State College’s mission begins with her belief that students of all ages and all backgrounds benefit from affordable, quality education that leads to rewarding careers. Read more

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The opiate epidemic that has devastated families everywhere is something that keeps Jerry Craig, executive director of the County of Summit ADM Board, up at night. Read more

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We’re drawing back the curtains and shining a spotlight on the star students who do what they love in The 330. Read more

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