Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Health professions students to make cultural connections at Health Fair
Our students will use their Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge to assist Hispanic residents at health fair.
Research team digs into new technique
This new process provides vital clues to the nature and function of subsurface features, including ancient pits, floors and hearths.
Art Bomb Brigade explodes into Barberton
This is the first mural outside of Akron for the Art Bomb Brigade. It links the library and the city's Arts District.
UA joins with international partners in ‘The Global Classroom’
The first political science course has been simulcast on four continents — giving students the opportunity to learn about politics together and from each other.
Impact Ohio Conference coming to Akron for talks on policy and politics
The Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron is one of four partners in the regional conference.
Graduates from 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
BCAS student receives Game-Changer Award
The Game-Changer award will be presented to eight University of Akron students who embody the I-won’t-take-no-for-an-answer, roll-up-my-sleeves-and-make-it-happen approach that our career-ready graduates are known for.
UA Game-Changers will receive recognition at select Zips football and basketball games throughout the season, and all eight recipients will be presented with a $1,000 prize.
By high school, Mylor Acquaah knew he wanted a career in radio broadcasting and was drawn to The University of Akron because it is home to WZIP, the largest student-run radio station in the country. Mylor is a Communication student pursuing a degree in mass media. He is the Director of DJs for WZIP, as well as an on-air personality. According to WZIP General Manager Chris Keppler, Mylor is a leader at WZIP with an infectious positive attitude. He takes charge of his team at WZIP and tends to solve problems before they even arise. Mylor has also contributed to an upcoming documentary by Dr. Kathleen Endres on the history of Edwin Shaw Tuberculosis Sanatorium.