Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: History
Professors Rewrite Ohio History, Creating a “First-rate” Reference
Book based on new interdisciplinary scholarship, published by Wiley Blackwell
Drs. Kevin Kern and Gregory Wilson, associate professors of history at UA, turned to the latest scholarship in geology, archaeology, history and political science to produce Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State. It was published this fall by Wiley Blackwell of Boston.
Summer study abroad trip to Japan
Students from UA's Modern Language Department, lead by senior lecturer Yuki Fujiwara Sigler, are participating in the department's first study abroad trip to Japan.
The 14-day trip, kicked off May 23, offered the 14 students an opportunity to experience and immerse themselves in Japanese culture by solving real world tasks along with historical place visitation and cultural experience. Places visited include Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka, Tokyo, and many more.