'The Snow Maiden' warming Akron in February, dedicated to Francia Albrecht
Performances of the "Snow Maiden" are Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
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.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
Research Spotlight: Psychology
UA's Counseling of Psychology Program Ranks No. 2 in the U.S.
THERE ARE DOZENS of graduate programs in counseling psychology that offer the academic and clinical training to obtain a license. But University of Akron graduate students are so well-prepared, they have a 97.37 pass rate on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), placing the UA Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology second in the nation.
The ranking is based on the pass rates of students in 62 American Psychological Association (APA) accredited counseling psychology programs in the nation. Ranked first is the University of Southern Mississippi. Learn More
Sejla Karalic & Matt Zuzic
Two BCAS Students Awarded Student Fulbrights
Last year, Sejla Karalic was awarded a presitgious Student Fulbright Award to conduct a study of smoking habits in China. Sejla is currently living in Siquan Province completing that research project.
This year Matt Zuzic, also from the BCAS Department of Economics, was awarded a Student Fulbright. Matt will study currency substitution and the exchange rate in Croatia. Congratulations to Sejla and Matt and special thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Erikson and Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler for mentoring students through the Fulbright process.
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