Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Host of ‘The Open Mind’ to speak at UA
Alexander Heffner to talk about civil discourse in a digital age on Jan. 24.
Trump’s triumph is a new reality and a new course at UA
Class will look at the election results and why many people voted for Donald Trump.
UA professor receives grant to help find cure for multiple sclerosis
The National Institutes of Health grant will help Dr. Leah Shriver develop new therapies.
National party leadership comes once again from UA
UA alumnus Bob Paduchik follows in footsteps of Ray C. Bliss to help lead Republican National Committee.
The University of Akron to award degrees to 1,399 candidates
Fall 2016 commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday.
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.
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.