News Archive

12/05/2016
Dr. Stephen Z.D. Cheng's recent work published in PNAS
12/01/2016
December Safety Focus: Lab, Hood, and Personal Safety
11/28/2016
Alumnus opens new Akron Children's Museum
11/22/2016
CPSPE visits to China renew and establish University-to-University agreements
11/16/2016
Polymer Engineering chair and professor invited to give inaugural lecture in India
11/15/2016
APTS provides customized training to team from Indonesia
11/14/2016
Dean Amis visits Taipei and meets with CPSPE alumni
11/01/2016
CPSPE Confers Over a Dozen Student Awards and Fellowships
11/01/2016
November Safety Focus: Hazardous Waste
10/31/2016
AGPA and CPSPE grad students visit GlenOak High School
10/18/2016
Students hit right pitch with their health-related products
10/17/2016
AGPA offers hands-on, polymer activities to students and families
10/12/2016
October Safety Focus: Fire Safety & Prevention
10/10/2016
Independent Control of Elastomer Properties through Stereocontrolled Synthesis
09/28/2016
Preprogramming materials to shape shift at a given time
09/27/2016
BRIC intensifying cooperation with NASA with new fellowship opportunities
09/26/2016
Boy Scout troop visits CPSPE
09/22/2016
UA student brings science lessons to children of Ghana
09/21/2016
K-12 Polymer Outreach in September
09/01/2016
September Safety Focus: BACK TO THE BASICS
08/30/2016
Celebration of generous donation to Polymer College
08/30/2016
University of Akron researchers find thin layers of water can become ice-like at room temperature
08/29/2016
ACS POLY-PMSE Student Chapter at The University of Akron is established
08/26/2016
Welcome New Students to the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering!
08/25/2016
The super-organism behind Nature’s skyscraper
08/19/2016
Dean Emeritus Frank N. Kelley speaks to rising leaders in the Akron community
08/18/2016
WXIX-TV and WOIO-TV report that UA alum Dr. Murthy Simhambhatla has been named CEO and President of Alphaeon Corporation
08/18/2016
Bridgestone utilizes Make it in America grant to subsidize Polymer Training
08/15/2016
Synthetic melanin makes color-changing skin
08/12/2016
AGPA End of Summer Outreach Events
08/05/2016
Biomimicry is a promising approach for driving innovation, study finds
08/05/2016
Undergraduate polymer research showcased on campus
08/01/2016
August Safety Focus: Know Before You Work!
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
[Video] CPSPE is featured in a new JobsOhio video
07/06/2016
July Safety Focus: HAZCOMM/GHS Training
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
Polymer Outreach Program Offers Research Experience for Teachers
06/16/2016
Dhinojwala Group Wins at PiNO
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
Polymer Engineering Student Organization wins SPE Student Chapter Award
03/28/2016
Two professors add to legacy of prestigious NSF CAREER award recipients
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