UA receives national recognition for community engagement
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has awarded its 2015 Community Engagement Classification to 240 U.S. colleges and universities, including UA. Each year, hundreds of students, like Johnny Hojnacki, at left, give of their time to help community organizations.
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.
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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
2014 BCAS Scholarship Recipients
Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2014 Scholarship recipients. Students were recognized at a reception held on March 18, welcomed by Executive Dean Chand Midha and emceed by Associate Deans Linda Subich and Neil Sapienza. This year's award recipients are:
The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Scholarship
The Pauline Franks Endowed Scholarship for Exceptional Students in the Fine Arts