Our college fosters a sense of community for self-challenged, high-achieving learners through:
- honors merit scholarships are $500 and $1,000;
- special honors sections of many introductory classes;
- honors seminars (Colloquia) for second- through fourth-year students;
- faculty advisors in the student’s major;
- an honors residence with private bathrooms; and
- personal academic/career advisors.
Williams Leadership Summit
The University of Akron Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center (BRIC) is dedicated to the advancement of innovation inspired by nature. The work of BRIC is to align the creative ideas of scientists, engineers, artists, and entrepreneurs to catalyze invention. The BRIC paradigm lays the foundation for sustainable economic and educational innovation powered by nature-inspired technologies.