Institutional Review Board is recruiting members

The University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) seeks additional members.  The Board is seeking a graduate student or law student representative.

The University of Akron IRB for the Protection of Human Subjects is an administrative body established to protect the rights and welfare of individuals recruited for participation in research conducted under the auspices of the university or its affiliates. Its mission is to advance an organizational culture and infrastructure that supports the highest ethical standards in the review and implementation of research with human participants. The University of Akron gives the IRB ultimate authority for approval of research with human participants. Student participants would gain experience in regulatory compliance, research compliance, advocacy, and research ethics.

Applications will be accepted through Sept 30. Interested applicants should submit a brief letter detailing their interest and qualifications along with their resume or curriculum vitae to Katie Watkins, director in the Office of Research Administration and IRB administrator, at Please call 330-972-6764 for additional information. 

Fingerprint Cards

For those preparing their Application to Register as a Candidate for the Ohio Bar Exam, fingerprint cards can be picked up from Shannon Aupperle in Student Affairs in the Dean’s Suite. For evening students, fingerprint cards will be available at the Law Library Circulation Desk until 6:30, M – Th.