Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
‘The Book of Endings’ shortlisted for National Book Awards
The UA Press title is one of only five shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Award in Poetry.
Unique iron ore caves of Brazil to be studied by UA geoscientists
The National Science Foundation has awarded $400,000 for groundbreaking research on cave formation.
Job shadowing will help first year STEM students find career paths
A $450,000 National Science Foundation grant will support pairing first year students in paid job-shadowing experiences with current UA STEM students already in co-ops/internships.
A look from a boss can’t kill, but it can slay trustworthiness
University of Akron researchers study what makes a superior’s message more credible.
Anti-Opiate PSAs created by UA student and area high school students
Jacob Ruocchio-Cole is telling stories through film at his own company, R-C Productions Media.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Mary Schiller Myers School of Art
UA’s Metalsmithing Program goes extreme
Bloomberg Business reports that UA’s Jewelry and Metalsmithing Program is featured in OnlineSchoolsCenter.com’s list of “15 Most Extreme College Majors.” Among others on the list: the aerospace engineering program at Stanford University, the fermentation sciences program at Colorado State University, and the robotics program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Learn More
BCAS student receives Game-Changer Award
The Game-Changer award will be presented to eight University of Akron students who embody the I-won’t-take-no-for-an-answer, roll-up-my-sleeves-and-make-it-happen approach that our career-ready graduates are known for.
UA Game-Changers will receive recognition at select Zips football and basketball games throughout the season, and all eight recipients will be presented with a $1,000 prize.
By high school, Mylor Acquaah knew he wanted a career in radio broadcasting and was drawn to The University of Akron because it is home to WZIP, the largest student-run radio station in the country. Mylor is a Communication student pursuing a degree in mass media. He is the Director of DJs for WZIP, as well as an on-air personality. According to WZIP General Manager Chris Keppler, Mylor is a leader at WZIP with an infectious positive attitude. He takes charge of his team at WZIP and tends to solve problems before they even arise. Mylor has also contributed to an upcoming documentary by Dr. Kathleen Endres on the history of Edwin Shaw Tuberculosis Sanatorium.