News Archive

07/21/2016
AGPA hosts Inquiry Based Learning Using Polymers 2016 Workshop
07/18/2016
[Video] Akron maintains Rubber City reputation
07/15/2016
Polymer outreach welcomes Great Lakes Science Center campers
07/15/2016
Newkome named KSU distinguished alumnus
07/12/2016
Polymer Outreach supports expansion of STEM program to local high schools
07/08/2016
1st Annual CPSPE Battle of the Labs a Huge Success
07/06/2016
July Safety Focus: HAZCOMM/GHS Training
07/06/2016
[Video] CPSPE is featured in a new JobsOhio video
06/28/2016
Crain's Cleveland Business: Record-breaking event helps illustrate Akron's footing in the polymer science world
06/27/2016
Global Partner, East China University of Science and Technology, visits The University of Akron
06/16/2016
Dhinojwala Group Wins at PiNO
06/16/2016
Polymer Outreach Program Offers Research Experience for Teachers
06/15/2016
Akron Polymer Technology Services has a Worldwide Impact
06/01/2016
June Safety Focus: Lab Cleaning
06/01/2016
The elasticity of creativity in the minds of young inventors
05/31/2016
Research Experience For Undergraduates Launches This Year’s Summer Program
05/16/2016
Outstanding researcher works to solve medical challenges
05/11/2016
Tosoh Bioscience LLC and The University of Akron Debut The Tosoh Polymer Chromatography Laboratory at the Goodyear Polymer Center
05/06/2016
They built a better bandage, and won $7,000
05/05/2016
Polymer Science alumnus wins Young Scientist Award from Science Academy Society in Turkey
05/03/2016
Akron Global Polymer Academy Inspires K-12 Students with Hands-On Polymer Experiences
05/02/2016
May Safety Focus: Lab Coats
04/29/2016
Dr. Coleen Pugh’s presentation at ACS National Meeting is identified as “The Best Presentation”
04/27/2016
CPSPE Director of Outreach, Paula Watt, speaks about the benefits of collaboration between industry and research scientists in Plastics News
04/20/2016
Alumnus is co-founder of new Akron Children's Museum
04/08/2016
Polymer Outreach inspires over 800 middle and high school students in March
04/01/2016
April Safety Focus: Emergencies
03/28/2016
Two professors add to legacy of prestigious NSF CAREER award recipients
03/28/2016
Polymer Engineering Student Organization wins SPE Student Chapter Award
03/08/2016
Landis, Becker and Joy to speak at APTC’s biomaterials seminars
03/08/2016
Supramolecule could one day improve pharmaceutical drug delivery systems
03/04/2016
Dozens of prospective students visit the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
03/02/2016
UA’s ‘RooNited!’ United Way campaign is off and running
03/01/2016
March Safety Focus: Electrical Safety
02/25/2016
Polymer Science student wins Alan Gent Distinguished Student Paper Award
02/09/2016
February Safety Focus Update: Free Eye Exams for CPSPE Students
02/01/2016
February Safety Focus: Safety Glasses and CPSPE Prescription Safety Glasses Program
01/28/2016
Nanotech coating research co-authored by Dr. Yu Zhu featured in multiple reports
01/12/2016
Lubrizol, a leading CPSPE alumni employer, features alumnus Jamel Lawrence
01/04/2016
January Safety Focus: All chemicals must be labeled in the hood and work areas
12/14/2015
Congratulations 2015 Helm Fellowship Awardees: Ziqiu Wang, Qing Yu, and Ying Xu
12/10/2015
NSF CAREER award for electrically conducting polymer research
12/09/2015
Best Oral Presentation Winners CenTire IAB Meeting Fall 2015
11/25/2015
Best Oral Presentation Winners - CenTire IAB Meeting Fall 2015
11/18/2015
Sticky when wet — spider glue tightens grip in high humidity
10/06/2015
Polymer scientist develops limb-saving material for injured soldiers
09/08/2015
Yu Zhang awarded for oral presentation at ACS Symposium
08/21/2015
NSF grant enables professor to engineer noses, jaws and ears
08/07/2015
Mussels inspire development of waterproof adhesives
07/10/2015
Entrepreneur coaches give inventions market-ready push
07/08/2015
UA polymer, chemistry professor receives lifetime achievement award from French university
06/23/2015
Feipeng Yang awarded "Best Poster" at "Sink or Swim" Conference
06/16/2015
Synthetic Melanin Films Mimic Colors In Bird Feathers
06/16/2015
The science behind gecko traction on wet surfaces
06/16/2015
Ajay Amrutkar Awarded 2nd Place at PiNO Conference
06/16/2015
Polymer Science Students Won 4 Awards at the NE Ohio Scientific Societies Annual Meeting
06/08/2015
Taking cues from nature to develop colors that do not fade
04/27/2015
UA polymer researcher’s work wins international award for young scientists
04/23/2015
Revolutionary discovery leads to invention of new ‘building blocks’
04/13/2015
New research attracts NSF attention — and funding
03/11/2015
UA officials celebrate Saudi students with Kingdom royalty
03/10/2015
Discovery demystifies origin of life phenomenon
03/09/2015
ACL injuries in female athletes traced to genes
01/26/2015
The ‘Paulamer’ chain: Connecting research and industry
01/06/2015
Prolific and inventive UA professor receives national recognition
12/04/2014
UA’s Shi-Qing Wang named AAAS Fellow
07/14/2014
With $500,000 NSF grant, researcher to examine 'Lego' design for polymers
06/05/2014
Shatterproof screens that save smartphones
06/03/2014
Congratulations Spring 2014 Graduates!
06/02/2014
Dr. Sahni's biomimicry research featured in fortune.com article
05/16/2014
Spiders spin possible solution to 'sticky' problems
04/22/2014
Akron Beacon Journal Feature on UA gecko/adhesives Research
12/11/2013
Polymer scientist honored as National Academy of Inventors Fellow
03/19/2013
Innovation and job creation: The best of the best
02/25/2013
Dream of career in science coming true
11/15/2012
Professor with 100 patents writes book to guide inventors
11/13/2012
Need to filter water? Fight infection? Just open package, mix polymers
10/18/2012
Stephen Cheng awarded 2013 APS Polymer Physics Prize
10/02/2012
One Glue, Two Functions
09/06/2012
Joseph Kennedy, Akron's King of Polymers, proves inventors are young at heart
09/05/2012
Music to his ears: Surgery gives Wadsworth boy hearing to accompany his new ear
04/23/2012
Two earn National Science Foundation fellowships
04/13/2012
Teamwork drives electric vehicle research
04/06/2012
William Landis Named Fellow
09/01/2011
Congratulations to Dr. Li Jia for his promotion to Associate Professor of Polymer Science
09/01/2011
Congratulations to Marcia Weidknecht for her promotion to Senior Instructor of Polymer Science
08/25/2011
Scientists trace gecko footprint, find clue to glue
08/24/2011
Polymer college appoints two new faculty
02/07/2011
UA brings Science Olympiad to area students
01/15/2011
Dr. Joseph Kennedy - Heart Champion Award Winner
01/11/2011
UA polymer scientists recognized as fellows
09/01/2010
Sarang Bhawalkar receives 2010-2011 Lubrizol Graduate Student Fellowship Award
06/30/2010
Professor Quirk Announces Retirement
11/01/2009
Dr. Darrell Reneker Receives Honorary Membership in the Fiber Society
10/01/2009
Chien-Lung Wang receives Eastman Fellowship
09/11/2009
Andrew Heidenreich Wins Lanxess Award
05/01/2009
Carlos A. Barrios Wins 2009 Distinguished Scholar Award
04/01/2009
Sunny Sethi Wins 2009 Outstanding Student Research Award
03/31/2009
NIST Scientist Matthew Becker Joins UA Polymer Science Faculty
11/03/2008
DPS Alumnus Dr. Tim Vierheller recognized for teaching excellence