Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
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.
Tarantulas inspire new structural color with the greatest viewing angle
This finding opens new potential to mass produce structural colors because highly ordered designs are easy to scale-up and manufacture.
New UA theatre program exceeds traditional theatre curriculum
With a focus on applied theatre, students will gain experiential learning in several areas.
Host of ‘The Open Mind’ to speak at UA
Alexander Heffner to talk about civil discourse in a digital age on Jan. 24.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Computer Science
UA’s Computer Science Master’s program prestigiously ranked
The TFE Times has ranked The University of Akron’s Computer Science Master’s program #52 in the United States. TFE Times indicates its rankings are the most comprehensive rankings for graduate computer science programs in the United States.
To view rankings, visit https://tfetimes.com/2016-computer-science-rankings.
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.