Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Akron comes to life in new children’s mysteries podcast produced by English professor
English Professor Dr. Julie Drew is part of the team creating the series of fictional children’s mysteries.
Hundreds of area musicians to take part in 38th annual Tuba Christmas
The longtime Akron holiday tradition is free for audience, $10 for performers.
Health professions students to make cultural connections at Health Fair
Our students will use their Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge to assist Hispanic residents at health fair.
Research team digs into new technique
This new process provides vital clues to the nature and function of subsurface features, including ancient pits, floors and hearths.
Art Bomb Brigade explodes into Barberton
This is the first mural outside of Akron for the Art Bomb Brigade. It links the library and the city's Arts District.
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.
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.