2012 News Archive

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.
by Emily Vincent
August 13, 2012 - 10:34am
Seven alumni will be recognized at third annual awards ceremony Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) will honor seven distinguished alumni at its third annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Tickets for the event are $38 per person and include hors d’ oeuvres, followed by a sit-down meal. The third class in the 2012 College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame includes:
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August 13, 2012 - 4:23am
Kent State University will hold a two-day symposium from Sept. 26-27 to celebrate its traditional strength in liquid crystal research and showcase the latest developments in flexible liquid crystal devices.
by Nicole Gennarelli
August 9, 2012 - 12:34pm
Twenty-four students from Kent State's College of Communication and Information traveled to London May 10-27 for a life-changing study abroad experience where they engaged with different cultures to grow both personally and professionally.
by By Nicole Gennarelli
August 9, 2012 - 12:23pm
After learning about Kent State’s campus in Florence shortly after joining Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) in 2010, Assistant Professor Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., knew she wanted to create a course abroad.
by Nicole Gennarelli
August 9, 2012 - 3:25am
Twenty-four students from Kent State's College of Communication and Information traveled to London May 10-27 for a life-changing study abroad experience where they engaged with different cultures to grow both personally and professionally.
by Nicole Gennarelli
August 9, 2012 - 3:20am
Gretchen Rinnert, an assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD), will be featured, along with some Kent State VCD undergraduate and graduate level student work, in the text Motion Graphic Design: Applied History and Aesthetics by Jon Krasner.

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