Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Sounds of the season will fill Thomas Hall Dec. 10 and 11
UA will become “Holiday Central” as it hosts TubaChristmas and Jingle Jazz at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
Collage 2016 showcases students’ range — from Handel to Coldplay
This all-new concert showcases the best of the School of Music in a nonstop, spectacular musical kaleidoscope.
Crowd-sourcing in research: Wildlife diseases challenge grant
Experiment.com invited UA biology professor to participate in its grant challenge addressing wildlife diseases.
New Akron Law program allows students to get political science and law degrees in six years
New 3+3 B.A./J.D. Program offered with the Department of Political Science.
Latest Myers School of Art exhibition is ‘Within Reach’
The Emily Davis Gallery exhibit opens Aug. 29 and continues through Sept. 23.
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.
Reed Jacobsen is pursuing a double major in computer engineering and applied mathematics. He is the lead software engineer for the University’s award-winning robotics team, and he hit the ground running at his recent co-op assignment where he worked on software that predicts how stealth airplanes will react to radar waves at Berrie Hill Research Corporation in Dayton, Ohio. He is co-founder and chief technology officer of Smart Gun Systems, a start-up company inspired by the tragic shooting at Chardon High School. He is currently developing a prototype for the Smart Motion Tag – a device to protect families by alerting firearm owners via a text message if their weapon is being moved or handled.