Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Best-selling author Rebecca Traister will share a history of single women March 14
“All the Single Ladies: A History of Single Women and Social Change in America” is the title of her talk.
Williams Honors Scholar explores world of opportunities
Kristina Aiad-Toss will graduate in May with a well-stamped passport, thanks to the many study and internship opportunities she's had around the globe.
UA and German collaboration will raise voices in song for peace
Madrigalchor from the Hochschule für Musik und Theatre and UA Chamber Choir Collaboration will commemorate the WWI 100th anniversary of peace.
Speech and Debate Team triumphs for third straight year
With a score of 412, the team won its third consecutive state championship in the overall sweepstakes, far outdistancing the second and third place winners.
UA begins training next generation of crime fighters
Our students can pursue two new bachelor’s degrees: Criminal Intelligence Analysis and Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Mathematics
Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
Dr. Dmitry Golovaty and Dr. J. Patrick Wilber have received a $186,420 grant from the National Science Foundation for their project Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes. 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.