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: Political Science
White House Chiefs of Staff: Make or Break the Presidency?
Professor Dave Cohen has been studying White House organization and staffing, and the White House chief of staff position in particular, since his doctoral student days at the University of South Carolina. He is driven by the question: what makes some chiefs of staff successful while others fail? The implications of the question are great: successful chiefs of staff have a positive influence on a president and his administration; those that fail, harm the president and the administration they serve. Learn More
Student-run Z-TV honored by Broadcast Education Association
The School of Communication's student-run TV station, Z-TV has been named the 2014 Signature Station by the Student Media Advisors group of the Broadcast Education Association.
The station took the top honors this year in a highly competitive selection process judged by broadcast professionals from around the U.S. Judges noted that Z-TV students produce a "well-rounded selection of programming that firmly aims at a clearly defined target market. Program formats and production quality is outstanding in this category. Web presence judged by number of online views was significantly higher than other entries, in fact, more than all other entrants combined."
The competition reviews programming and practices at student-run college radio and television stations each year. The Signature Station Competition recognizes remarkable advisors, students, and stations at BEA's annual convention held every April in Las Vegas.