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What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?

Dr. Philip Allen, left, professor of psychology; Dr. Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science.

Dr. Philip Allen, left, professor of psychology; Dr. Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science.

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


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Student Spotlight

Sejla Karalic & Matt Zuzic

Two BCAS Students Awarded Student Fulbrights

Last year, Sejla Karalic was awarded a presitgious Student Fulbright Award to conduct a study of smoking habits in China. Sejla is currently living in Siquan Province completing that research project. 

This year Matt Zuzic, also from the BCAS Department of Economics, was awarded a Student Fulbright. Matt will study currency substitution and the exchange rate in Croatia.  Congratulations to Sejla and Matt and special thanks to Dr. Elizabeth Erikson and Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler for mentoring students through the Fulbright process.

To read more BCAS student success stories.

To learn more about the Student Fulbright Program.


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