Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Best and brightest are problem solvers at UA Hackathon
This was the first hackathon organized by UA students — all electrical engineering, computer engineering and computer science majors.
Green appointed dean of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
The college is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at UA, and provides a wide array of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.
Being moved by movement
The new National Center for Choreography at UA hosted an open house and its first performances on April 18.
ESPN halftime interview featuring UA Psychology
Dr. Paul Levy talks about psychology at UA during the halftime interview at a Zips women's basketball game.
JazzFest brings songwriting, performance legends to campus
Singer songwriter Steve Tyrell and trombone soloist John Fedchock will be take the stage with students and faculty.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Mathematics
Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
Dr. Dmitry Golovaty and Dr. J. Patrick Wilber have received a $186,420 grant from the National Science Foundation for their project Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes. 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.
Reed Jacobsen is pursuing a double major in computer engineering and applied mathematics. He is the lead software engineer for the University’s award-winning robotics team, and he hit the ground running at his recent co-op assignment where he worked on software that predicts how stealth airplanes will react to radar waves at Berrie Hill Research Corporation in Dayton, Ohio. He is co-founder and chief technology officer of Smart Gun Systems, a start-up company inspired by the tragic shooting at Chardon High School. He is currently developing a prototype for the Smart Motion Tag – a device to protect families by alerting firearm owners via a text message if their weapon is being moved or handled.