Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Sounds of the season will fill Thomas Hall Dec. 10 and 11
UA will become “Holiday Central” as it hosts TubaChristmas and Jingle Jazz at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
Collage 2016 showcases students’ range — from Handel to Coldplay
This all-new concert showcases the best of the School of Music in a nonstop, spectacular musical kaleidoscope.
Crowd-sourcing in research: Wildlife diseases challenge grant
Experiment.com invited UA biology professor to participate in its grant challenge addressing wildlife diseases.
New Akron Law program allows students to get political science and law degrees in six years
New 3+3 B.A./J.D. Program offered with the Department of Political Science.
Latest Myers School of Art exhibition is ‘Within Reach’
The Emily Davis Gallery exhibit opens Aug. 29 and continues through Sept. 23.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Psychology
UA's Counseling of Psychology Program Ranks No. 2 in the U.S.
THERE ARE DOZENS of graduate programs in counseling psychology that offer the academic and clinical training to obtain a license. But University of Akron graduate students are so well-prepared, they have a 97.37 pass rate on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), placing the UA Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology second in the nation.
The ranking is based on the pass rates of students in 62 American Psychological Association (APA) accredited counseling psychology programs in the nation. Ranked first is the University of Southern Mississippi. 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.
By high school, Mylor Acquaah knew he wanted a career in radio broadcasting and was drawn to The University of Akron because it is home to WZIP, the largest student-run radio station in the country. Mylor is a Communication student pursuing a degree in mass media. He is the Director of DJs for WZIP, as well as an on-air personality. According to WZIP General Manager Chris Keppler, Mylor is a leader at WZIP with an infectious positive attitude. He takes charge of his team at WZIP and tends to solve problems before they even arise. Mylor has also contributed to an upcoming documentary by Dr. Kathleen Endres on the history of Edwin Shaw Tuberculosis Sanatorium.