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by Bob Burford
July 21, 2014 - 3:28pm
Kent State University is being recognized again as one of the nation’s best. Kent State has been selected as one of this year’s “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Based on a survey of more than 43,516 employees at 278 colleges and universities, The Chronicle’s 2014 “Great Colleges to Work For” program recognizes small, medium and large institutions for specific best practices and policies. 
by Kelli Fitzpatrick
July 17, 2014 - 1:07pm
Kent State University’s Dining Services is now serving burgers, tacos, salads and more from its first food truck this summer. The new food truck, called Fork in the Road, has a core menu and chef specials with a focus on culinary excellence. The menu will change with availability of seasonal ingredients and will feature both classics and signature items.
by Cindy Weiss
July 16, 2014 - 4:16pm
Kent State University faculty members have been awarded nearly $2.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation for research over the next three years in biology, physics and the science of liquid crystals. The awards will fund basic research on:
by Cindy Weiss
July 7, 2014 - 3:53pm
Low-income teenagers face a high risk of becoming obese. They are vulnerable to stress-induced eating, living in neighborhoods where it may be unsafe to go outside or in families where food and money are scarce.
by Cindy Weiss
July 3, 2014 - 2:55pm
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?
by University Communications and Marketing
July 3, 2014 - 1:19pm
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.
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July 2, 2014 - 10:54am
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.
by Emily Vincent
July 1, 2014 - 9:24am
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.
by Institutional Advancement
June 23, 2014 - 2:58pm
The Telly Awards has named a fundraising video created for the new Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University as a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The Kent State video submission was one of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries. 
by Emily Komorowski
June 18, 2014 - 4:09pm
Kent State University graduate students Jeff Jasinski of Wickliffe, Ohio, and Matt Dureiko of Stow, Ohio, both enrolled in the architecture and urban design program, placed second in an international design competition. The DawnTown 2014 Alternative Mobilities design competition, sponsored by the Miami Downtown Development Authority, asked designers to create a central hub where routes people take to move around downtown could meet. The proposal would boost Miami’s transportation network.

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