Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Forensic archaeology students 'dig' hands-on lesson
Students from UA and Kent unravel the mysteries of a mock crime scene.
Michael Morrell to speak at Akron Roundtable on national security threats
The CBS News commentator and UA alumnus gained extensive experience in intelligence and foreign policy during a 33-year-career with the CIA.
Commemorative plaque being installed at The Rock May 20
Members of UA's Geosciences Club restored the oft-painted, 7-ton rock south of Crouse Hall to its natural state for the event.
Highly visible public art project being installed on campus
On May 20, the large-scale project will fill the atrium of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Building.
National Center for Choreography to launch in Akron
A $5 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will attract the world’s finest dance makers to the UA campus.
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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.