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What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?

Dr. Philip Allen, left, professor of psychology; Dr. Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science.

Dr. Philip Allen, left, professor of psychology; Dr. Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science.

Research Spotlight: Psychology and Computer Science

Researchers Use Xbox Technology for Engineering Education

A team of University of Akron researchers is using Microsoft's Kinect™ sensor device for Xbox to show how it can transition from the family room to the classroom. Dr. Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; Dr. Philip Allen, professor of psychology; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science, are developing an educational tool that uses Kinect™ to noninvasively stimulate the visual center of students' brains to help them comprehend engineering principles. Learn More


Student Spotlight

2015 BCAS Scholarship Recipients

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2015 Scholarship recipients.  Students were recognized at a reception held on April 28, welcomed by Executive Dean Chand Midha and emceed by Associate Dean Linda Subich.  This year's award recipients are:

The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Scholarship
Olivia Alexander
Craig Bernard
Lauren Ferritto
Tannya Forcone
Eric Ford
Madison Hexter
Andrew Turk
Katarina Walent

The Evan B. Brewster, Jr. Scholarship
Clayton Hoperich
Tyler Sanda

The Charles E. Bulger, Ph.D., and Esgar Bowen Foltz, M.D., Endowed Scholarship
Gabrielle Barnes
Elizabeth Church
Billie Radcliffe
Spencer Skolnick
Allyson Smith

The William J. Costigan Family Endowed Scholarship
Hannah Adams
Alana Snyder 

Marna Darst McGrath Endowed Scholarship in Social Sciences
Jovana Ilic
Bailey Sandin

The Pauline Franks Endowed Scholarship for Exceptional Students in the Fine Arts
Hailey Altman
Katerine Cox
Arianna Cozart
Jaclyn Hale
Rachel Hall
Melissa Markwald
Alyssa Myers
Julie Polsinelli
Kimberlee Trowbridge

The Judith A. and Roger T. Read Scholarship
Eric Aho
Anthony Brautigam
Julia Lunsford
Mandy Pascu
Emma Reinart
Aaron Sturbaum

Cathryn Carroll Taliaferro Scholarship
Victoria Potemski

Dr. Sheldon B. Liss Endowed Scholarship
Anthony Brautigam
Helen Fisher
Garrett Scherba

Phi Sigma Alpha Scholarship 
Jaclyn Hale
Taylor Jacobs
Robert Kelty
Megan Mitcheltree
Michael Robinson
Jamie Vadnal


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