Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Broadway’s ‘Kinky Boots’ leads to landmark research on fatherhood
UA professor's study shows negative effects on adult son’s well-being when father tries to “make a man out of him.”
UA leads effort to ‘art bomb’ Downtown Laundromat
Under the guidance of alumnus Matt Miller, 25 art students from the Akron Public Schools and UA will work with faculty to design, draw and paint a mural on the side of the laundromat building.
Stepping into summer: guest choreographer brings opportunities to UA dance students
Dancers will collaborate with Stephanie Martinez in staging a new work as part of the UA Dance Company Fall 2016 Concert in November.
Changing the tune for artists as educators
UA offers professional training and accreditation for artists who are educators.
Crowdfunding contest will help biology students pay for research
Crowdfunding is an emerging trend as the competition for grants and other monies becomes increasingly competitive.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
Research Spotlight: Philosophy
Philosophy Professor awarded prestigious Fulbright
John Huss was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and is spending his 2013-2014 faculty improvement leave at Jagiellonian University's Institute of Philosophy in Krakow, Poland.
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.