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A look from a boss can’t kill, but it can slay trustworthiness
University of Akron researchers study what makes a superior’s message more credible.
Anti-Opiate PSAs created by UA student and area high school students
Jacob Ruocchio-Cole is telling stories through film at his own company, R-C Productions Media.
ZTV wins fifth Emmy
University of Akron students work on “ZTV: Lights. Camera. Akron” was rewarded with the Emmy for Newscast and Information.
Celebrate a ‘Year of Jazz’ with Wynton Marsalis, celebrating 40 years of Jazz Studies
UA will kick off a yearlong celebration of the 40th anniversary of our Jazz Studies Program on Thursday, Sept. 28, when Wynton Marsalis performs here with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
University of Akron to graduate world’s first students with Ph.D. training in biomimicry
Nearly 3,000 UA students are graduating this spring. UA is hosting six commencement ceremonies at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: English
English Faculty Poet Selected for Prestigious Fellowship
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has selected Dr. Mary Biddinger, professor of English, as one of 36 poets nationwide to receive a prestigious Literature Fellowship in Creative Writing.
The awards are highly competitive, with Biddinger’s work selected from more than 1,630 eligible manuscripts. The $25,000 fellowships encourage published writers to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and career advancement. Learn More
Summer study abroad trip to Japan
Students from UA's Modern Language Department, lead by senior lecturer Yuki Fujiwara Sigler, are participating in the department's first study abroad trip to Japan.
The 14-day trip, kicked off May 23, offered the 14 students an opportunity to experience and immerse themselves in Japanese culture by solving real world tasks along with historical place visitation and cultural experience. Places visited include Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka, Tokyo, and many more.