Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
TubaSummer returns to Guzzetta Hall amphitheatre
Summer favorites will be performed by tuba, sousaphone, baritone and euphonium musicians from throughout the region on Sunday, July 26, at 7 p.m.
Massive mural coming to 100-year-old Akron building
UA art education students will join 10 high school students from the Akron Public Schools to design, draw and paint the mural, which will be unveiled July 9.
Lights, camera, action for this UA grad
Meet Bridget Linton. She credits her ease on air these days to the skills she honed as a field reporter for student-run Z-TV. And she's grateful for her Akron Experience.
Taking cues from nature to develop colors that do not fade
UA professors analyze the structure of bird feathers to create hues without dye.
Putting the sports fan on the couch
UA psychologist Dr. Toni Bisconti talks about the mindset of a sports fan as the Cleveland Cavaliers enter the NBA Finals.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
Research Spotlight: Psychology and Computer Science
Researchers Use Xbox Technology for Engineering Education
A team of University of Akron researchers is using Microsoft's Kinect™ sensor device for Xbox to show how it can transition from the family room to the classroom. Dr. Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; Dr. Philip Allen, professor of psychology; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science, are developing an educational tool that uses Kinect™ to noninvasively stimulate the visual center of students' brains to help them comprehend engineering principles. Learn More
Graduate Applied Mathematics Student receives 2nd Place
Applied Mathematics graduate student Daniel Rhoads receives second place in Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics contest, Math Matters, Apply It!. The goal of the campaign is to teach how mathematics can be applied in everyday life. Daniel, collaborating with Mathematics faculty Joseph Wilder and Physics faculty Jutta Luettmer-Strathmann, explained utilization of numerical methods to optimize design of organic solar cells and explained their importance – organic solar cells are a promising source of renewable energy for the future once their efficiency has improved enough for large-scale implementation.