Soccer pro honed skills in class and on the pitch at UA
Meet Kofi Sarkodie. He was a part of the 2010 soccer team that won UA's first national team title. While he plays for the Houston Dynamo, he's working to finish his biology degree. And he's grateful for his Akron Experience.
UA students devising piece for theatre festival based on reactions to social issues
Under the guidance of UA Theatre Professor James Slowiak, the students will present an open rehearsal of their work Dec. 31.
Biochemistry major inspired to have a career in public health
With diploma in hand, Lindsay Trujillo wants to head out and help the community that has embraced her so completely.
NEA taps UA faculty poet for prestigious fellowship
Dr. Mary Biddinger, who is the author of four published collections of poetry, is the recipient of the highly competitive award.
Jingle Jazz combining dance and music Dec. 14
"Grinched, Elfed and Scrooged," a modern dance work, is part of Jingle Jazz 2014.
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Sobriety, spirituality linked for teens in treatment
Increased spirituality in teens undergoing substance abuse treatment is associated with greater likelihood of abstinence (as measured by toxicology screens), increased positive social behaviors and reduced narcissism, according to a study by Matthew Lee from The University of Akron and researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Baylor University. Learn More
Student-run Z-TV honored by Broadcast Education Association
The School of Communication's student-run TV station, Z-TV has been named the 2014 Signature Station by the Student Media Advisors group of the Broadcast Education Association.
The station took the top honors this year in a highly competitive selection process judged by broadcast professionals from around the U.S. Judges noted that Z-TV students produce a "well-rounded selection of programming that firmly aims at a clearly defined target market. Program formats and production quality is outstanding in this category. Web presence judged by number of online views was significantly higher than other entries, in fact, more than all other entrants combined."
The competition reviews programming and practices at student-run college radio and television stations each year. The Signature Station Competition recognizes remarkable advisors, students, and stations at BEA's annual convention held every April in Las Vegas.