The Buchtelite

Bridging STEM fields

By Kaitlin Erdman

April 6, 2016


Filed under Archive

Over the weekend, The National Inventor’s Hall of Fame STEM Middle School hosted its sixth BEST (Bridging Engineering, Science, and Technology) Medicine Engineering Fair. This event, orchestrated by the Biomedical Engineering Department of The University of Akron, is designed to promote interest...

Tissue engineer shares research

Tissue engineer shares research

By Dylan Reynolds, News Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

Kathleen Derwin, an associate staff scientist in the biomedical engineer department of Cleveland Clinic, visited campus last Friday to lecture about her recent research findings concerning tissue engineering. Derwin has been employed by the Cleveland Clinic since 1998. She is involved with tissue engine...

What you might have missed

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Campus News

Finals week is demanding, and it’s often difficult for students to keep up with anything other than studying, finishing final projects, and taking tests. Then, when winter break comes, many take full advantage of the respite from classes by directing all their focus to other aspects of their lives...

Relive TV history with UA lecturer’s new book

Relive TV history with UA lecturer’s new book

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  UA public speaking and media lecturer Mike Olszweski has worked in TV and radio for nearly half the 70 years Cleveland broadcast television has been active. Olszweski and his wife Janice recently published a book titled “Cleveland TV Tales Volume II.” The book focuses on different stor...

Former Federal Reserve CEO returns to alma mater

Former Federal Reserve CEO returns to alma mater

By Natalie Orr, News Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under Campus News, Showcase

In most fields, taking risks is usually said to have a negative connotation, but in the eyes of Sandra Pianalto, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, it is the stepping stone to achieving greatness. Pianalto came to the university last Friday, Oct. 30, to speak to students at t...

Upcoming campus protest against UA name-change

Upcoming campus protest against UA name-change

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Seventeen students gathered in Olin Hall Room 124 today, May 1, to work out the details of a protest against a name-change for The University of Akron. The protest will take place next Friday, May 8, starting at 3:30 p.m. Students can join the protest at one of two meeting points on campus: in front...