Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
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.
In September, UA kicks off a ‘Year of Jazz’ with Wynton Marsalis
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: Mathematics
Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
Dr. Dmitry Golovaty and Dr. J. Patrick Wilber have received a $186,420 grant from the National Science Foundation for their project Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes. Learn More
BCAS student receives Game-Changer Award
The Game-Changer award will be presented to eight University of Akron students who embody the I-won’t-take-no-for-an-answer, roll-up-my-sleeves-and-make-it-happen approach that our career-ready graduates are known for.
UA Game-Changers will receive recognition at select Zips football and basketball games throughout the season, and all eight recipients will be presented with a $1,000 prize.
By high school, Mylor Acquaah knew he wanted a career in radio broadcasting and was drawn to The University of Akron because it is home to WZIP, the largest student-run radio station in the country. Mylor is a Communication student pursuing a degree in mass media. He is the Director of DJs for WZIP, as well as an on-air personality. According to WZIP General Manager Chris Keppler, Mylor is a leader at WZIP with an infectious positive attitude. He takes charge of his team at WZIP and tends to solve problems before they even arise. Mylor has also contributed to an upcoming documentary by Dr. Kathleen Endres on the history of Edwin Shaw Tuberculosis Sanatorium.