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Scholar of the Month: Eric JefferisAssociate Professor of Social and Behavioral SciencesCollege of Public Health2004-present
Eric Jefferis is an associate professor of social and behavioral sciences in the College of Public Health. His research focuses on intentional injury, violence prevention and program evaluation.
Beverly Warren, Kent State University’s new president, wants to learn what makes the university so exceptional and how we can share our unique story with the world. On July 1, her first day as the university’s leader, Warren began this quest by embarking on a listening tour.
Dr. Beverly Warren became president of Kent State University on July 1, 2014. She reflects on her first day as university president and discusses the Presidential Listening Tour, which kicked off at Kent State University at Ashtabula.
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Aggressive behavior in animals may result in posturing, teeth baring or challenges related to protecting territory, offspring or food. In humans, it can lead to violence and death, and the causes are not always readily apparent. But where does it originate?
The 2014 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 13-19 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 22 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. The nine-year-old program is a highly intensive festival for talented piano students in grades 7-12. The July 22 gala concert will feature 14 highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists from the United States, China, Russia and Mongolia.
A new company formed by a Kent State University researcher and inventor will market a technological innovation – flexible, electrically conductive transparent films – that can be used in electronic devices, including smart phones and touchscreens, and in windows that switch from transparent to opaque to block light.
Beverly Warren, who today begins her presidency at Kent State University, wasted no time getting more familiar with her new university family and the community. The first morning for Kent State’s 12th president includes a walk through campus with her Cabinet, breakfast with city leaders, meetings and lunch with students, and the launch of her official Twitter account.
Carter Strang, '73, just concluded his term as President of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Kent State University honored Strang with a full page advertisement used at the CMBA Annual Meeting in June.
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