Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:52am

Photo of Julian Edelman (Photo credit: New England Patriots)On Feb. 3, 2008, Julian Edelman and Josh Kline both watched the New England Patriots play in Super Bowl XLII. Three days later, Kline signed a national letter of intent to become Edelman’s teammate at Kent State.

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:37pm

Photo of Virginia AlbaneseVirginia C. Albanese, president and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical and alumna of Kent State University’s College of Business Administration, is the 2015 recipient of Kent State’s 2015 Spirit of Women in Business Award.

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 9:34am
Kent State student Ryan Schoeneman poses with a nearly complete guitar in his workshop.

Kent State University graduate student Ryan Schoeneman of Parma, Ohio, fell in love with guitars when he was a child. He wasn’t just obsessed with their sound, but more so their look.

“I started designing them long before I ever learned to play,” said Schoeneman with a big smile on his face. “It’s a skill I picked up in shop class in high school.”

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 1:35pm

E. Timothy (Tim) Moore, assistant dean emeritus in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor emeritus in the Department of Pan-African Studies, has been awarded the university’s 2015 Diversity Trailblazer Award. The annual Diversity Trailblazer Award recognizes diversity pioneers associated with Kent State.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:31pm

Photo of Eric ShookResearchers at Kent State University have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study what social media activity on Twitter reveals about perceptions of last October’s Ebola scare and how perceptions influenced behavior. What the researchers learn will help inform public health officials in responding to future threats.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:30pm

Photo of Amanda GoodwinAmanda Goodwin of Akron, Ohio, is no stranger to adversity. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with a progressive liver disease that would eventually require a liver transplant.

In May 2010, she had completed almost three years of nursing school and was doing really well when doctors discovered a tumor and said it was time for a transplant.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:07am

Brianna Ali Arko uses princess magic to turn frowns upside down for children battling cancer.

Ali Arko is in the pre-medicine program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She volunteers for a non-profit group called, A Special Wish Foundation Inc., Cleveland Chapter.

WKYC TV followed Ali Arko as she visited University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals in Cleveland.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:55am

Kent State University held its 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at the event.

 

 

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:34am

John DunloskyKent State University Psychology Professor John Dunlosky will participate in the White House Workshop on Bridging Neuroscience and Learning on Friday, Jan. 23, in Washington D.C.

Dunlosky will provide expert input about the current state of research relevant to neuroscience-based interventions for improving education.

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