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Art professor displays innovative projects

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The University of Akron’s assistant professor of Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Markus Vogl, presented his most recent work during a lunchtime lecture in Folk Hall on Friday, March 20. Vogl and his colleague, Margarita Benitez, have utilized large 3D printers for their latest projects. One...

PBS host speaks on innovation

PBS host speaks on innovation

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor

January 29, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Named by Prospect magazine as one of the “top ten brains of the digital future,” author Steven Johnson spoke for an Akron Roundtable luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 12 p.m. in Quaker Station. Johnson is the host of the six-part PBS series “How We Got to Now,” which explores the history of...

Shatterproof screens come out of UA

Shatterproof screens come out of UA

By Tyler Jordan, News Editor

July 2, 2014


Filed under News

Research in the Polymer building is making dreams reality with a new innovative attempt to create a shatterproof smartphone screen. Yu Zhu and a number of his colleagues published an academic paper titled, “A Tough and High-Performance Transparent Electrode from a Scalable and Transfer-Free Method.”...