Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
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.
‘The Myers Touch’ opens April 29
Thirty-six seniors are showcasing the work in their portfolios at the Senior Design Exhibition April 29-May 5.
Meet our Knight Arts Challenge recipients
From music to art to theatre, members of the UA community will launch projects to enrich the entire Akron area.
UA speech and debate team brings home first state title
UA students won many individual and team awards at the Ohio Forensic Association’s annual State Championship Tournament, held this past weekend in Columbus.
Designed to last: Theatre professor sets the perfect scene
The spring production of "Hedda Gabbler" marks Adel Migid's 150th 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
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.