News

by Jim Maxwell
September 5, 2014 - 2:58pm

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics (IAL), in the College of Arts and Sciences, a $166,000 grant to host a three-week summer institute on literature in translation as a means of enhancing cross-cultural understanding for 30 college and university teachers from across the U.S. 

by College of Arts and Sciences
August 29, 2014 - 3:16am

The Jewish Studies Program, in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will host the 26th Annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference on Sept. 14 – 15 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent. Approximately 30 scholars and professionals in Jewish Studies from around the world will attend.

by Jim Maxwell
August 25, 2014 - 12:57pm

Mindy Farmer, Ph.D., has been selected as the new director of the May 4 Visitors Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She started her new position on July 1. Farmer also will teach public history courses in Kent State’s Department of History as an assistant professor starting in spring 2015.

by College of Arts & Sciences
August 25, 2014 - 12:38pm

Mindy Farmer, Ph.D., has been appointed new director of the May 4 Visitors Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, effective July 1. Farmer also will teach public history courses in the Department of History as an assistant professor starting in spring 2015.

by College of Arts & Sciences
August 25, 2014 - 12:35pm

The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) has named Allison Moats, a recent graduate of the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, a Portz Scholar for 2014. Allison is a native of Ravenna, Ohio, and received her bachelor's degree from the Department of Anthropology.

by College of Arts & Sciences
August 20, 2014 - 12:30pm

The Traveling Stanzas poster for the poem entitled "Hold It" from the 2012 edition has been selected for inclusion in the  Art of Magnet Nursing Gallery. The 2014 ANCC National Magnet Conference® will be held during October 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

by College of Arts & Sciences
August 18, 2014 - 12:26pm

The concepts of mass violence and war evoke strong emotions for most people – and the thought of where they have occurred is often a side note.

by College of Arts & Sciences
August 15, 2014 - 12:24pm

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced the grant awardees for its Summer Institutes for 2015. Among them is the Summer Institute for College and University Teachers titled “What Is Gained in Translation: Learning How to Read Translated Texts.”

by College of Arts & Sciences
August 13, 2014 - 12:21pm

Dr. Tosi is a biological anthropologist with research expertise is in forensic anthropology, and primate genetics & evolution.

Dr. Fotious is a cultural anthropologist with research expertise in shamanism and ancient religions.

by University Communications and Marketing
April 7, 2014 - 9:22am

Scholar of the Month
Artem Zvavitch
Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
2004-present

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