Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
‘Star Wars’ universe offers lessons to UA students
In “The Films of Star Wars” summer class, students are learning about subjects ranging from religion and politics to marketing, filmmaking and good storytelling.
UA professor and students bring ‘Voices of Vietnam’ to life
With a grant awarded by the Fulbright Specialist Program, Dr. Patrick Chura spent five weeks teaching and learning in Vietnam.
Alumnus will use BMe Leader Award to help others graduate from college
Jason Miller will use $10,000 award to help help students finish their college educations.
Broadway’s ‘Kinky Boots’ leads to landmark research on fatherhood
UA professor's study shows negative effects on adult son’s well-being when father tries to “make a man out of him.”
UA leads effort to ‘art bomb’ Downtown Laundromat
Under the guidance of alumnus Matt Miller, 25 art students from the Akron Public Schools and UA will work with faculty to design, draw and paint a mural on the side of the laundromat building.
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Research Spotlight: History
Professors Rewrite Ohio History, Creating a “First-rate” Reference
Book based on new interdisciplinary scholarship, published by Wiley Blackwell
Drs. Kevin Kern and Gregory Wilson, associate professors of history at UA, turned to the latest scholarship in geology, archaeology, history and political science to produce Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State. It was published this fall by Wiley Blackwell of Boston.
Summer study abroad trip to Japan
Students from UA's Modern Language Department, lead by senior lecturer Yuki Fujiwara Sigler, are participating in the department's first study abroad trip to Japan.
The 14-day trip, kicked off May 23, offered the 14 students an opportunity to experience and immerse themselves in Japanese culture by solving real world tasks along with historical place visitation and cultural experience. Places visited include Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka, Tokyo, and many more.