Research Spotlight: Political Science
White House Chiefs of Staff: Make or Break the Presidency?
Professor Dave Cohen has been studying White House organization and staffing, and the White House chief of staff position in particular, since his doctoral student days at the University of South Carolina. He is driven by the question: what makes some chiefs of staff successful while others fail? The implications of the question are great: successful chiefs of staff have a positive influence on a president and his administration; those that fail, harm the president and the administration they serve. Learn More
BCAS in the News
UA Steel Drum Band concert airs May 21 on Western Reserve PBS
"Hammer on Steel: Steel Band Paradise" features highlights from the Steel Drum Band's April concert at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
UA Press publishes critical edition of literary magazine
English professor Jon Miller has edited the latest offering for The University of Akron Press.
JOHN HUSS receives Outstanding Researcher Award
John Huss, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, has been selected for UofA's 2013 Outstanding Reseacher award.
Michael Martin: Achieving his dreams, one at a time
Michael Martin, who took a nontraditional path to college success, is one of the students chosen to speak on behalf of the Spring 2013 Class at commencement ceremonies May 10-12 at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
Chiari research team draws crowd to Akron
The Conquer Chiari Research Center at UA — the first of its kind — opens its doors for an open house.