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Research Spotlight: Psychology

UA's Counseling of Psychology Program Ranks No. 2 in the U.S.

THERE ARE DOZENS of graduate programs in counseling psychology that offer the academic and clinical training to obtain a license. But University of Akron graduate students are so well-prepared, they have a 97.37 pass rate on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), placing the UA Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology second in the nation.

The ranking is based on the pass rates of students in 62 American Psychological Association (APA) accredited counseling psychology programs in the nation. Ranked first is the University of Southern Mississippi. Learn More

Student Spotlight

Daniel Rhoads

Graduate Applied Mathematics Student receives 2nd Place

Applied Mathematics graduate student Daniel Rhoads receives second place in Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics contest, Math Matters, Apply It!.  The goal of the campaign is to teach how mathematics can be applied in everyday life.  Daniel, collaborating with Mathematics faculty Joseph Wilder  and Physics faculty Jutta Luettmer-Strathmann, explained utilization of numerical methods to optimize design of organic solar cells and explained their importance – organic solar cells are a promising source of renewable energy for the future once their efficiency has improved enough for large-scale implementation. 

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