University of Akron Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences News http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/ University of Akron Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Recent News Headlines Discovering a little-understood cell in mice that opens a world of color http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=8b18a7f6-eeaf-45e0-b22a-0745b32fcdc5 UA's Dr. Jordan Renna is part of a team of scientists whose research findings could aid in developing treatments for human vision disorders and diseases. Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 8b18a7f6-eeaf-45e0-b22a-0745b32fcdc5 Portrayal of women and minorities explored in latest ‘Star Wars’ film http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=98d60528-49f3-48fa-8468-4eeb26722d91 “Star Wars” expert and professor, Juan Contreras, created the course he teaches — “The Films of Star Wars.” Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 98d60528-49f3-48fa-8468-4eeb26722d91 Studying nature’s smallest rainbows may inspire new optical technologies http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=18ed9b91-5109-4bc1-b257-5884f66153ef How does the male rainbow peacock spider make its intense rainbow iridescent signal to entice females? The answer has implications for a wide array of fields, including biotechnology. Wed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 18ed9b91-5109-4bc1-b257-5884f66153ef Varsity esports program being added at The University of Akron http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=6cfd8e94-55a3-4fca-84d7-17240f8d21d9 This is the first varsity program at a public university in northern Ohio. Esports also will offer academic opportunities to students. Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 6cfd8e94-55a3-4fca-84d7-17240f8d21d9 For newest biomimicry graduate, it is all about the egg http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=8563cbd5-b7e2-4f90-b48c-2e3af3923d84 Daphne Fecheyr-Lippens research here has focused on an economical and environmentally friendly use of waste chicken eggshells. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 8563cbd5-b7e2-4f90-b48c-2e3af3923d84 Akron comes to life in new children’s mysteries podcast produced by English professor http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=2e1458e3-e67b-457e-9623-eb910724c06d English Professor Dr. Julie Drew is part of the team creating the series of fictional children’s mysteries. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST 2e1458e3-e67b-457e-9623-eb910724c06d Hundreds of area musicians to take part in 38th annual Tuba Christmas  http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=a910c4f6-2d7c-402c-b4ab-322a6d855d93 The longtime Akron holiday tradition is free for audience, $10 for performers. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST a910c4f6-2d7c-402c-b4ab-322a6d855d93 Health professions students to make cultural connections at Health Fair http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=3947f6f6-ca18-4af2-819d-c847dadbbc25 Our students will use their Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge to assist Hispanic residents at health fair. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST 3947f6f6-ca18-4af2-819d-c847dadbbc25 Research team digs into new technique http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=aacc2ee7-b5fa-4841-b252-207a1014624f This new process provides vital clues to the nature and function of subsurface features, including ancient pits, floors and hearths. Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT aacc2ee7-b5fa-4841-b252-207a1014624f Art Bomb Brigade explodes into Barberton http://www.uakron.edu/bcas/about-us/news_detail.dot?newsId=71047da4-77cc-4588-94de-9fd5f7972dce This is the first mural outside of Akron for the Art Bomb Brigade. It links the library and the city's Arts District. Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT 71047da4-77cc-4588-94de-9fd5f7972dce
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