Research Spotlight: Sociology
Sobriety, spirituality linked for teens in treatment
Increased spirituality in teens undergoing substance abuse treatment is associated with greater likelihood of abstinence (as measured by toxicology screens), increased positive social behaviors and reduced narcissism, according to a study by Matthew Lee from The University of Akron and researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Baylor University. Learn More
2014 BCAS Scholarship Recipients
Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2014 Scholarship recipients. Students were recognized at a reception held on March 18, welcomed by Executive Dean Chand Midha and emceed by Associate Deans Linda Subich and Neil Sapienza. This year's award recipients are:
The Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Scholarship
The Pauline Franks Endowed Scholarship for Exceptional Students in the Fine Arts
More college news
Bumpy eggshells thwart bacteria
Akron scientists say Australian brush-turkey eggs inspire ideas for germ-resistant coatings.
New discovery finds missing hormone in birds
A finding by Akron researchers, led by biology professor R. Joel Duff, may offer insight into the mystery behind birds’ lengthy migrations and winter fasts.
Neos Dance Theatre and UA bringing magically modern Snow White to life
Performances are planned April 19 at 2 and 8 p.m. at UA’s E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
UA Steel Drum Band mixing Caribbean, classical and John Lennon for April 5 concert
The band's annual spring concert on April 5 will again feature big-screen "pan cam" to put the audience in the midst of the action.
Check out exhibition of book-based art at University of Akron library
"Thoughts as Pages, Stacks as Memories," is a free exhibition by acclaimed artist Buzz Spector March 12 through April 18.