Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
High school dropout becomes celebrated UA scholar
David Delgado’s dissatisfaction with dead-end jobs fueled his determination to pursue an education. Now he’s on his way to becoming Professor Delgado.
Longtime UA professor begins high-profile role with APA
Dr. Harvey L. Sterns is president of Division 20, Adult Development and Aging of the American Psychological Association.
Trump trumps Bush for lead, Kasich on the edge
UA's Bliss Institute and Zogby Analytics release a GOP State of the Race poll ahead of first debate on Aug. 6.
Make music from around the world with Rhythm Experience
Free for adults and children, the Rhythm Experience is part of the Akron Symphony's parks concerts.
Karl Rove to preview GOP debate in Cleveland
Three universities collaborate to create special event on Aug. 5 that will be moderated by Dr. John C. Green, director of the Bliss Institute at The University of Akron.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
Research Spotlight: Biology
Researchers Explain Spider Web Stickiness
Todd Blackledge, Department of Biology (far left in photo), and a team of UA researchers have recently unraveled the mysteries behind the glue spiders use to spin their webs.
This path breaking illustration of knowledge production will have a powerful impact on the development of future bio-adhesives, result in multiple commercial applications, and marks another achievement in a field where UA is taking a leadership role in collaboration with regional partners and the medical community.
The research, “Viscoelastic Solids Explain Spider Web Stickiness,” will appear in Nature Communications (May, 2010). Learn More
2015 BCAS Scholarship Recipients
Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2015 Scholarship recipients. Students were recognized at a reception held on April 28, welcomed by Executive Dean Chand Midha and emceed by Associate Dean Linda Subich. This year's award recipients are:
The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Scholarship
The Charles E. Bulger, Ph.D., and Esgar Bowen Foltz, M.D., Endowed Scholarship
The Pauline Franks Endowed Scholarship for Exceptional Students in the Fine Arts
The Judith A. and Roger T. Read Scholarship
Cathryn Carroll Taliaferro Scholarship