University of Akron Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences News University of Akron Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Recent News Headlines Synapse Series to host New Yorker columnist Adam Gopnik The connection between Galileo, Shakespeare and modern life will be pondered by the award-winning writier. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST b18fc781-427b-425d-a899-88f747b79a06 JazzFest 2018 will feature a tribute to Roland Paolucci The founder of UA's Jazz Program, Roland Paolucci, will be honored with a commissioned work during JazzFest 2018. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 6b564529-b89a-41a0-aafb-e22acf525b6f New certificate offers social media expertise Both current students and professionals can gain skills to succeed in this rapidly changing field. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST d58a8f7c-6e58-40ef-9567-741549a7ec1a Best-selling author Rebecca Traister will share a history of single women March 14 “All the Single Ladies: A History of Single Women and Social Change in America” is the title of her talk. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 4a70f17e-cfb0-414e-a08d-1389f2a87d18 Williams Honors Scholar explores world of opportunities Kristina Aiad-Toss will graduate in May with a well-stamped passport, thanks to the many study and internship opportunities she's had around the globe. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 035d3047-7c33-4949-9146-84e833595d88 UA and German collaboration will raise voices in song for peace Madrigalchor from the Hochschule für Musik und Theatre and UA Chamber Choir Collaboration will commemorate the WWI 100th anniversary of peace. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 6bf71a86-3a0c-4a20-abec-284c5b7b5fec Speech and Debate Team triumphs for third straight year With a score of 412, the team won its third consecutive state championship in the overall sweepstakes, far outdistancing the second and third place winners. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 0bb70ab4-66da-4ee6-9f91-2416235b1ec7 UA begins training next generation of crime fighters Our students can pursue two new bachelor’s degrees: Criminal Intelligence Analysis and Criminology and Criminal Justice. Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST f5d9073f-4ce2-4808-a96b-0edad3ec8d02 A casket full of life: David Giffels muses on mortality in new book The English professor's latest work, "Furnishing Eternity," is as much about the bond of a father and a son as it is about the lessons learned while working on a most unusual project. Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 379cd737-8bca-4341-a306-831833450072 UA professors to perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall Julie Cajigas and Carolyn Dessin both earned degrees in music before choosing careers in communication and law, respectively. Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 29f8890b-f53f-4209-b73a-cc921e1b1979