The Buchtelite

Students use crowdfunding to pay for research

By Dylan Reynolds

May 2, 2016

Two innovative University of Akron graduate students recently decided to skip the typical methods of research funding, opting instead for a more modern approach: crowdfunding. The students, Angela M. Alicea-Serrano and Bor-Kai “Bill” Hsiung, took advantage of crowdfunding to pay for the fees ...

Animal testing at UA

Students in a Biology ll lab inject hormones into a crayfish to manipulate stress levels in an experiment.

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, News Writer

April 8, 2015

  Unknown to many students, there is a three-story, 14,600 square-foot animal research vivarium in UA’s Auburn Science and Engineering Center. It will soon undergo a $1 million renovation; bid information for the project was placed online two weeks ago. Multiple disciplines and colleges...