News

by Jim Maxwell
November 20, 2014 - 3:48pm

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.”

by Rachel Gill
November 18, 2014 - 3:25pm

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.

by Jim Maxwell
November 17, 2014 - 11:26am

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. 

by Samantha Tuly
November 7, 2014 - 4:43pm

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).

by Kristin Anderson
November 6, 2014 - 2:28pm

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.

by Stephanie Snyder
November 4, 2014 - 2:56pm

November 16-22

by Jim Maxwell
November 3, 2014 - 4:25pm

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.

by Jim Maxwell
October 28, 2014 - 4:14pm

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. 

by Emily Vincent
October 23, 2014 - 3:49pm

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). 

October 22, 2014 - 11:43am

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.

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