The Buchtelite

Go Red for Women luncheon

By Noor Najjar, Student Writer

May 4, 2016

Life is full of many great moments to cherish such as weddings, anniversaries, college acceptances, and graduations. Many pre-med students probably know that the number one non-communicable disease and killer in the United States is heart disease, with many risk factors such as bad diet, genetics, and...

UA professor receives grant for Alzheimer’s research

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Writer

March 31, 2015

A university professor has been granted $100,000 to continue his critical research on Alzheimer’s and other nerve diseases. Jie Zheng, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at The University of Akron, was awarded the two-year grant in February 2015 from the Alzheimer’s...

Airborne virus threatens students

By Spencer Skolnick, News Writer

February 25, 2015

With the many recent measles outbreaks in the U.S., UA Student Health Services advises students to take precautions.   Typically uncommon in the U.S., measles is a disease still found in countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific, and other areas. When travelers from foreign countries visit the ...

Flu bug swarms Akron

Flu bug swarms Akron

January 24, 2013

Abigail Chaff The flu epidemic is spreading across Northeast Ohio and sparing no one. With classes back in session, UA’s campus has become a breeding ground for germs. Going back to school after winter break always brings with it the increased risk of getting sick. After being free to occupy whatev...