Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Host of ‘The Open Mind’ to speak at UA
Alexander Heffner to talk about civil discourse in a digital age on Jan. 24.
Trump’s triumph is a new reality and a new course at UA
Class will look at the election results and why many people voted for Donald Trump.
UA professor receives grant to help find cure for multiple sclerosis
The National Institutes of Health grant will help Dr. Leah Shriver develop new therapies.
National party leadership comes once again from UA
UA alumnus Bob Paduchik follows in footsteps of Ray C. Bliss to help lead Republican National Committee.
The University of Akron to award degrees to 1,399 candidates
Fall 2016 commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
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
Summer study abroad trip to Japan
Students from UA's Modern Language Department, lead by senior lecturer Yuki Fujiwara Sigler, are participating in the department's first study abroad trip to Japan.
The 14-day trip, kicked off May 23, offered the 14 students an opportunity to experience and immerse themselves in Japanese culture by solving real world tasks along with historical place visitation and cultural experience. Places visited include Kyoto, Hiroshima, Osaka, Tokyo, and many more.