Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
High school dropout becomes celebrated UA scholar
David Delgado’s dissatisfaction with dead-end jobs fueled his determination to pursue an education. Now he’s on his way to becoming Professor Delgado.
Longtime UA professor begins high-profile role with APA
Dr. Harvey L. Sterns is president of Division 20, Adult Development and Aging of the American Psychological Association.
Trump trumps Bush for lead, Kasich on the edge
UA's Bliss Institute and Zogby Analytics release a GOP State of the Race poll ahead of first debate on Aug. 6.
Make music from around the world with Rhythm Experience
Free for adults and children, the Rhythm Experience is part of the Akron Symphony's parks concerts.
Karl Rove to preview GOP debate in Cleveland
Three universities collaborate to create special event on Aug. 5 that will be moderated by Dr. John C. Green, director of the Bliss Institute at The University of Akron.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
Research Spotlight: Mary Schiller Myers School of Art
UA’s Metalsmithing Program goes extreme
Bloomberg Business reports that UA’s Jewelry and Metalsmithing Program is featured in OnlineSchoolsCenter.com’s list of “15 Most Extreme College Majors.” Among others on the list: the aerospace engineering program at Stanford University, the fermentation sciences program at Colorado State University, and the robotics program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Learn More
Graduate Applied Mathematics Student receives 2nd Place
Applied Mathematics graduate student Daniel Rhoads receives second place in Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics contest, Math Matters, Apply It!. The goal of the campaign is to teach how mathematics can be applied in everyday life. Daniel, collaborating with Mathematics faculty Joseph Wilder and Physics faculty Jutta Luettmer-Strathmann, explained utilization of numerical methods to optimize design of organic solar cells and explained their importance – organic solar cells are a promising source of renewable energy for the future once their efficiency has improved enough for large-scale implementation.