Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences
Michael Morrell to speak at Akron Roundtable on national security threats
The CBS News commentator and UA alumnus gained extensive experience in intelligence and foreign policy during a 33-year-career with the CIA.
Commemorative plaque being installed at The Rock May 20
Members of UA's Geosciences Club restored the oft-painted, 7-ton rock south of Crouse Hall to its natural state for the event.
Highly visible public art project being installed on campus
On May 20, the large-scale project will fill the atrium of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Building.
National Center for Choreography to launch in Akron
A $5 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will attract the world’s finest dance makers to the UA campus.
Three UA artists are OAC excellence award winners
Painter Matthew Kolodziej, metalsmith and jeweler Sherry Simms and graphic designer and illustrator Dave Szalay will receive the $5,000 awards.
What's Next for Graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences?
Research Spotlight: Psychology
UA's Counseling of Psychology Program Ranks No. 2 in the U.S.
THERE ARE DOZENS of graduate programs in counseling psychology that offer the academic and clinical training to obtain a license. But University of Akron graduate students are so well-prepared, they have a 97.37 pass rate on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), placing the UA Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology second in the nation.
The ranking is based on the pass rates of students in 62 American Psychological Association (APA) accredited counseling psychology programs in the nation. Ranked first is the University of Southern Mississippi. 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.