News Archive

05/23/2019
No Venom, No Problem: This Spider Uses a Slingshot to Catch Prey
05/15/2019
Spotlight on recycling, sustainable materials at Polymers Appreciation Day
05/03/2019
CPSPE Welcomes Rheology & Thermal Instrumentation Scientist
05/02/2019
Dr. Roderic Quirk receives Charles Goodyear Medal at ACS Rubber Division Awards Banquet
05/02/2019
May Safety Focus: CPSPE Picnic / Mental Health Wellness
04/22/2019
Tamanna Rahman wins Best Presentation Award at CenTiRe Meeting
04/17/2019
How to Build a Bird’s Nest
04/16/2019
Polymer professor’s publication achieves 21,194 downloads
04/11/2019
Polymer College welcomes four new faculty members
04/11/2019
Dr. Cavicchi to speak at Innovation Symposium
04/10/2019
Polymer Professors awarded by American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry
04/02/2019
Peers recognize Dr. Ali Dhinojwala’s research efforts in adhesion
04/01/2019
April Safety Focus: Shut The Sash!
03/29/2019
Polymer professor co-authors review paper on effects of nanomaterials on the Earth system
03/18/2019
Polymer College hosts Science Day at UA
03/12/2019
Polymer Outreach hosts Science Olympiad and hundreds of local students
03/11/2019
Marcos Pantoja awarded Chatterjee Travel Award
03/04/2019
March Safety Focus: Emergency Eye Wash and Safety Showers (Video Demos by CPSPE Safety Officer)
02/12/2019
Snake-like locomotion has many applications for robots [Video]
02/08/2019
Agreement with Le Mans Université yields new opportunities for students and faculty
02/08/2019
Tubing die gifted to UA’s Akron Polymer Technology Services
02/07/2019
Sonal Bhadauriya receives SPE Polymer Modifiers and Additives Division (PMAD) award
02/07/2019
CPSPE Welcomes NPIC Microscopy Instrumentation Scientist
02/05/2019
Covestro and UN Environment call for young people to take part
02/04/2019
February Safety Focus: CPSPE Prescription Safety Glasses Program
02/01/2019
Goodyear Polymer Center teaching labs receive renovations
01/28/2019
Undergrad's gecko research presented at national conference
01/24/2019
Polymer engineering faculty on editorial board of new journal
01/22/2019
UA gets visit from U.S. Department of Defense
01/22/2019
Ziptastic winner for January announced: Deborah Wilhite
01/14/2019
Polymer purée: UA explores ‘Polymer Science of Cooking’
01/11/2019
Polymer Science welcomes Junpeng Wang to CPSPE
01/10/2019
January Safety Focus: 1st Annual CPSPE Safety Day
01/07/2019
Akron area listed in 50 top performers in US patents
12/19/2018
Rubber Band Contest Alumnus Parker Frye Competes for $250,000 with New Invention!
12/19/2018
UA-based business wants you to help tackle harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie
12/12/2018
Polymer Engineering alumna to be part of Boeing Technical Fellowship
12/11/2018
Bounce, University of Akron are proving to be productive partners
12/03/2018
December Safety Focus: Mercury Thermometer Exchange Program
11/30/2018
PPG Research Team Fellowship offers a wealth of knowledge and experience for undergraduate student
11/27/2018
Polymers take on new importance for Ohio’s economy and educators
11/19/2018
Polymer professor’s program to enable STEM pathways for autistic college students
11/14/2018
Two startup companies receive NSF funding
11/14/2018
Polymer outreach collaborates with local NIHF STEM Middle School
11/04/2018
University of Akron polymer research turns toward opioid-related work
11/04/2018
UA's Polymer college, Biomimicry, and Corrosion Engineering featured in Hemispheres Magazine
11/02/2018
November Safety Focus: Accident Reporting
10/29/2018
Engineers are Studying Birds' Nests
10/28/2018
UA professor uses movie monsters to teach biology
10/24/2018
CPSPE Welcomes NPIC Instrumentation Scientist
10/24/2018
New bandage means less pain for patients on removal
10/22/2018
Feathers, filaments and physics: Scientist studies mechanics of birds’ nests
10/18/2018
UIX: Grand Rapids has a plastic problem, and here's who's helping fix it
10/18/2018
Longtime polymer professor earns high honor from American Chemical Society
10/11/2018
Dr. Mark Foster honored by peers
10/11/2018
Tune in Thursday, 10/11, to hear Dr. Nita Sahai on ‘Exploradio Origins’
10/10/2018
Collaborative Research by UA Scientists selected as ACS Editors’ Choice
10/09/2018
University of Akron professor emeritus to receive 2019 Charles Goodyear Medal
10/01/2018
October Safety Focus: Lab Safety Checks
09/26/2018
You can help solve Lake Erie's harmful algal bloom problem with University of Akron spectrometers
09/18/2018
UARF’s Spark Fund announces the completion of its first project
09/13/2018
Polymer faculty continue to earn significant federal research funds
09/12/2018
Protecting first responders from opiate exposure is researcher’s goal
09/06/2018
Akron 360 Social Event Promotes Polymers at UA
09/05/2018
University of Akron's College of Polymer Science and Engineering gets increased funding
09/01/2018
September Safety Focus: Glass Waste
08/31/2018
Faculty and student teams complete intense I-Corps Teams program
08/20/2018
Polymer Outreach at "Props and Pistons Festival"
08/13/2018
Polymer Undergraduate Program Provides Valuable Experience and Positive Impact for Interns
08/07/2018
CPSPE Welcomes Staff Hires – MRC Manager and Director of Operations
08/02/2018
August Safety Focus: 2018 Lab Safety Rules Review
07/27/2018
Welcome to Akron, 'Middle City, USA'
07/19/2018
“Inquiry Based Learning Using Polymers” provides valuable learning experience for middle and high school teachers
07/12/2018
Polymer college celebrates retirement of Dr. Stephen Cheng
07/10/2018
Polymer researcher taking a look at tire reinforcement
07/03/2018
UA’s Sport Science Academy and Akron Global Polymer Academy team up for STEM in Sport Camp
07/02/2018
July Safety Focus: Old Chemicals and Samples Disposal
06/25/2018
Polymer professor develops safer component for lithium batteries
06/19/2018
Dr. Tianbo Liu appointed as the next Chair of the Department of Polymer Science
06/18/2018
AGPA welcomes Women In Engineering campers
06/17/2018
Slime-making craze has become a big business
06/13/2018
Ph.D. student explores 3D printing in New Mexico
06/12/2018
Summer 2018 Welcomes New Teachers to the RET Program
06/08/2018
Built to Last: Modification Strengthens 3D-Printed Plastics
06/04/2018
Research on spider glue resolves sticky problem
06/01/2018
June Safety Focus: Compressed Gas Cylinders
05/31/2018
Polymer-Focused Outreach Group Continues to Inspire and Educate Students in the 10th Edition of the Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors
05/31/2018
U Akron team develops Mn-based high performance anode for Li-ion batteries
05/29/2018
Polymer College’s 2018 Research Experience for Undergraduates Program Begins
05/22/2018
Spider glue resolves sticky problem
05/17/2018
2018 Polymers Appreciation Day Student Poster Winners Announced!
05/16/2018
Polymer College honors Leaders, Visionaries, and Innovators at Three-Day Alumni & Industry Event
05/07/2018
A Polymer Playground: Akron Global Polymer Academy Consults on Science Center’s New TapeScape Exhibit
05/04/2018
Isayev Welcomed to Prestigious EU Academy of Sciences
05/02/2018
Improving 3-D printing of plastic parts
05/02/2018
Polymer Family Nights at Bath Elementary School
05/01/2018
May Safety Focus: Lab Inspections
04/19/2018
Dr. Xiong Gong recognized as winner of 2017-18 Outstanding Researcher Award
04/17/2018
College students to share startup ideas at free LaunchTown event Monday
04/11/2018
Chameleon-like elastomers — champions of quick color change