2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
September 4, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University and the city of Kent invite businesses, organizations and individuals to participate in Kent State University’s 2012 Homecoming Parade. The registration deadline for entries is Friday, Oct. 5.   The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20. This year’s theme is “Battle of the Decades.” Parade participants are encouraged to base their creative entries on any one of 10 decades in Kent State’s history.  
by Department of Anthropology
September 4, 2012 - 4:56am
The Transnational Studies Reading and Working Group in the College of Arts & Sciences invites you to its first lecture of the fall semester, which will take place on September 28, 2012, between 12 noon and 1 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Department of Pan-African Studies (Room 127 C, Oscar Ritchie Hall), at the Kent campus.
by Flo Cunningham
August 31, 2012 - 10:34am
Jim Wallis, CEO of Sojourners, a national nonpartisan Christian organization, will discuss “The Politically Engaged Believer: Morals, Ethics and Social Justice in the 2012 Election” at Kent State University on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Kiva (Student Center, Risman Drive). The event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow his talk. (For more event information, visit http://bit.ly/CSIR13sept2012Wallis.)
by Kent State Athletics
August 30, 2012 - 10:34am
Archer posted three touchdowns and an opportunistic defense piled up six takeaways in 41-21 victory for Golden Flashes. The night of Thursday, Aug. 30, shone brightly for Kent State as football season kicked off at Dix Stadium in front of a spirited crowd of 15,161.
by Emily Vincent
August 30, 2012 - 10:34am
If three fantastic bands, terrific food and wine sampling sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday evening, then join in the fun at a special tailgate party going on before the Centennial Campaign Concert at Kent State University’s Dix Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 8. The concert features headliner Sheryl Crow, along with O.A.R. and Los Lonely Boys.
by Center for Student Involvement
August 28, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State University community welcomes back Kent State students as the university begins its 2012-2013 academic year and offers many events and activities for new and returning students.
by University Communications & Marketing
August 23, 2012 - 10:34am
The start of a new school year is a busy and exciting time, especially for incoming freshmen. The residence hall move-in process can be stressful for both students and parents. To make the experience more fun and welcoming, the Kent InterHall Council (KIC) sponsors the Movers and Groovers program. Each fall during freshman move-in day, Kent State faculty, staff and students volunteer to assist incoming freshmen get settled in their new university accommodations.
by Bob Burford
August 16, 2012 - 10:34am
Blistering sound bites, attack ads and pack journalism are all parts of “dirty politics.” The focus of this year’s Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop will reflect upon the significance of fact-checking, polling and anti-gender bias in political reporting at the eighth annual event at Kent State University’s Franklin Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20.
by Bob Burford
August 15, 2012 - 10:34am
“Pop Up City,” a project of Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, will be exhibited at the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale that takes place from Aug. 29 to Nov. 25 in Venice, Italy, with the theme “Common Ground.” Founded in 1895, the Venice Biennale is considered one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world and has been pivotal in showcasing new artistic trends. The exhibition will feature the works of artists that have been selected from more than 50 nations.
by Emily Vincent
August 14, 2012 - 10:34am
The Ohio Third Frontier Commission has approved a $3 million award to Kent State University. The award is part of the more than $21 million in grants recommended by the commission through the Ohio Third Frontier Open Innovation Incentive and the Ohio Third Frontier Innovation Platform Program to support innovation activities in the state.

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