Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Green appointed dean of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
The college is the largest and oldest degree-granting college at UA, and provides a wide array of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.
Being moved by movement
The new National Center for Choreography at UA hosted an open house and its first performances on April 18.
ESPN halftime interview featuring UA Psychology
Dr. Paul Levy talks about psychology at UA during the halftime interview at a Zips women's basketball game.
JazzFest brings songwriting, performance legends to campus
Singer songwriter Steve Tyrell and trombone soloist John Fedchock will be take the stage with students and faculty.
UA Speech and Debate Team triumphs with state championship win
It’s two in a row for The University of Akron Speech and Debate Team as it again wins the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship.
Graduates from The College of Arts & Sciences.
Research Spotlight: Biology
Researchers Explain Spider Web Stickiness
Todd Blackledge, Department of Biology (far left in photo), and a team of UA researchers have recently unraveled the mysteries behind the glue spiders use to spin their webs.
This path breaking illustration of knowledge production will have a powerful impact on the development of future bio-adhesives, result in multiple commercial applications, and marks another achievement in a field where UA is taking a leadership role in collaboration with regional partners and the medical community.
The research, “Viscoelastic Solids Explain Spider Web Stickiness,” will appear in Nature Communications (May, 2010). 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.