Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Green appointed dean of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
The college is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at UA, and provides a wide array of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.
Being moved by movement
The new National Center for Choreography at UA hosted an open house and its first performances on April 18.
ESPN halftime interview featuring UA Psychology
Dr. Paul Levy talks about psychology at UA during the halftime interview at a Zips women's basketball game.
JazzFest brings songwriting, performance legends to campus
Singer songwriter Steve Tyrell and trombone soloist John Fedchock will be take the stage with students and faculty.
UA Speech and Debate Team triumphs with state championship win
It’s two in a row for The University of Akron Speech and Debate Team as it again wins the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Psychology
UA's Counseling of Psychology Program Ranks No. 2 in the U.S.
THERE ARE DOZENS of graduate programs in counseling psychology that offer the academic and clinical training to obtain a license. But University of Akron graduate students are so well-prepared, they have a 97.37 pass rate on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), placing the UA Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology second in the nation.
The ranking is based on the pass rates of students in 62 American Psychological Association (APA) accredited counseling psychology programs in the nation. Ranked first is the University of Southern Mississippi. 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.