University of Akron Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences News University of Akron Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Recent News Headlines 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. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 00562389-98de-4fa3-a6b8-7f60bda2e8ac ‘Unclass’ aims to bring global awareness to students Common Hope (Guatemala) encourages students to examine their unique place in the global context, and become more aware of those from different backgrounds. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 9857001a-f224-46c3-b09c-1d070e685613 ‘The Book of Endings’ shortlisted for National Book Awards The UA Press title is one of only five shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Award in Poetry. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 9a5a92b0-99dc-4320-aec6-5a5872da700d Unique iron ore caves of Brazil to be studied by UA geoscientists The National Science Foundation has awarded $400,000 for groundbreaking research on cave formation. Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT 1e93703a-3c44-4f74-9606-38143903aa6b Job shadowing will help first year STEM students find career paths A $450,000 National Science Foundation grant will support pairing first year students in paid job-shadowing experiences with current UA STEM students already in co-ops/internships. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT bdc57acc-fcc6-4403-b100-1d8833f648de A look from a boss can’t kill, but it can slay trustworthiness University of Akron researchers study what makes a superior’s message more credible. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 900c110f-bd27-4899-9321-c19d2769d54f Anti-Opiate PSAs created by UA student and area high school students Jacob Ruocchio-Cole is telling stories through film at his own company, R-C Productions Media. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT a2c7593a-63d5-4695-8f67-e11b577ea89c ZTV wins fifth Emmy University of Akron students work on “ZTV: Lights. Camera. Akron” was rewarded with the Emmy for Newscast and Information. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 38b62744-457e-48f2-9c0f-67e986634cee Celebrate a ‘Year of Jazz’ with Wynton Marsalis, celebrating 40 years of Jazz Studies UA will kick off a yearlong celebration of the 40th anniversary of our Jazz Studies Program on Thursday, Sept. 28, when Wynton Marsalis performs here with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 54df4a82-6d55-4ec3-a04d-98b7e01043e5 University of Akron to graduate world’s first students with Ph.D. training in biomimicry Nearly 3,000 UA students are graduating this spring. UA is hosting six commencement ceremonies at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT cf48e773-3a6c-4a3e-917b-d64b6202513a