For Robert Twieg, Ph.D., a professor in Kent State University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the recent news of his longtime collaborator William E. Moerner winning the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was actually no surprise at all. In fact, he believes that “he’s deserved it for a while.”
The documentary film May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970, created by two Kent State University collaborators, is a recipient of the 2014 Oral History Association’s Oral History in a Nonprint Format Award.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration has slowly changed the way Soviet history is taught in Russia, according to Todd Nelson, Ph.D., a recent Kent State University political science doctoral graduate.
A team of Kent State University students and faculty has been awarded a $15,000 grant as part of a sustainability design competition funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
When Stacy Jewell Lewis was just 19 years old, she thought she was getting a ride from an elderly grandpa. Instead, the man held her at gunpoint and delivered her to a pimp. Lewis spent two years in captivity as a victim of human trafficking.
On Nov. 12, Lewis will share her story at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom from 7-9 p.m.
On October 24, six Kent State educators (five from the College of Arts and Sciences) were honored for their achievements in the classroom during the 21st annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference.
The Kent State University Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences will host a presentation by Annamaria Orla-Bukowska, Ph.D., a social anthropologist at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Cohn Jewish Student Center on the Kent Campus.
Kent State University student Robin Bonatesta, a junior computer science and fashion merchandising major from Branchburg, N.J., has been named a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and directed by Stanford University and VentureWell (formerly NCIIA).
The Department Of Pan-African Studies Presents:
Institute for African American Affairs (IAAA) Lunch & Learn Series
All Lunch & Learn events are on Wednesdays from 12pm-1pm in Ritchie Hall Conference Room 127
October 22, 2014
"Introducing Pacific Islanders" presented by Rick Feinberg, Ph.D.