Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
High school dropout becomes celebrated UA scholar
David Delgado’s dissatisfaction with dead-end jobs fueled his determination to pursue an education. Now he’s on his way to becoming Professor Delgado.
Longtime UA professor begins high-profile role with APA
Dr. Harvey L. Sterns is president of Division 20, Adult Development and Aging of the American Psychological Association.
Trump trumps Bush for lead, Kasich on the edge
UA's Bliss Institute and Zogby Analytics release a GOP State of the Race poll ahead of first debate on Aug. 6.
Make music from around the world with Rhythm Experience
Free for adults and children, the Rhythm Experience is part of the Akron Symphony's parks concerts.
Karl Rove to preview GOP debate in Cleveland
Three universities collaborate to create special event on Aug. 5 that will be moderated by Dr. John C. Green, director of the Bliss Institute at The University of Akron.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
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
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.