Research Spotlight: Philosophy
Philosophy Professor awarded prestigious Fulbright
John Huss was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and is spending his 2013-2014 faculty improvement leave at Jagiellonian University's Institute of Philosophy in Krakow, Poland.
English major sets sights on law
For Jaclyn McGuire, law was a long time interest. And at 16, an internship as a paralegal assistant further ignited her desire to pursue a law degree. Choosing a university was an equally easy choice for the Twinsburg, Ohio native. At UA, she quickly felt at home, and recognized that the opportunities available at UA would help her reach her ultimate goal.
McGuire majored in English, a degree she managed to earn in three years. Following Commencement on May 7, the Honors to Law program member and Kappa Kappa Gamma alumna will begin preparing for the next step in her journey. McGuire joins UA’s School of Law this fall, having earned the prestigious Board of Trustees’ Scholarship to cover her tuition and expenses.
Contemplating her future, McGuire says “I look forward to using the writing skills I’ve gained throughout my time at UA. I feel prepared to go to law school. And I’m committed to doing what I love.”
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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.