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Beneke’s spectacular “Specter” at Akron Art Museum

Beneke’s spectacular “Specter” at Akron Art Museum

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor

September 14, 2015

A crowd gathered at the Akron Art Museum on Sunday, Sept. 13 for UA printmaking professor Charles Beneke’s art talk, during which he explained his work “Specter” and the inspiration behind it. “I invoke notions…to address our cultural penchant for excess, capacity for valuing individual want...

UA professor plays classical guitar pieces in recital

UA professor plays classical guitar pieces in recital

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

April 21, 2015

People who attended UA faculty guitarist James Marron’s performance got to escape the stress of school and work by listening to classical music from other countries. Marron, the professor of UA School of Music’s popular “Bach to Rock” class, performed last Wednesday, April 15, in Guzzetta...

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...