2012 News Archive

by Valoree Vargo
July 30, 2012 - 10:34am
Concert presented by Kent State University Foundation, Acorn Alley and Main Street Kent Platinum-selling group O.A.R. has been added to the Sept. 8 Centennial Campaign Concert at Kent State University, joining Grammy Award-winning artists Sheryl Crow and Los Lonely Boys. The three acts will perform at Kent State’s Dix Stadium.
by Emily Vincent
July 29, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University Police have charged William Koberna, 19, with Inducing Panic (a Felony of the Fifth Degree) and Aggravated Menacing (a Misdemeanor of the First Degree) related to a public tweet in which he threatened violence to the university campus.     Koberna recently lived in Kent, but currently resides in Brunswick, Ohio. Brunswick Police executed an arrest warrant at Koberna’s home late Sunday afternoon and took him into custody without incident.    Koberna, who is a sophomore, will be arraigned Monday, July 30.  
by Emily Vincent
July 29, 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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July 27, 2012 - 4:24am
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
July 24, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has received additional funding for two of its federally funded TRIO Upward Bound programs.
by Alexandria Rhodes
July 24, 2012 - 10:34am
Fourteen Kent State University students recently traveled to Germany for a three-week education-abroad program. The students gained cultural, democratic and social experiences while learning a little bit more about themselves in the process.
by Effie Tsengas
July 20, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State University Museum's newest exhibit, "Fashion Timeline," showcases the museum's world-class collection of historic fashions. The exhibit is currently available for viewing in the Palmer and Mull Galleries and will remain up until June 2013.
by Media Law Center for Ethics and Access
July 18, 2012 - 3:44am
Connie Schultz is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate, and a regular essayist for Parade Magazine. She won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for columns that judges praised for providing “a voice for the underdog and the underprivileged."
by Media Law Center for Ethics and Access
July 18, 2012 - 3:40am
Perhaps Liane Membis, the Wall Street Journal intern fired recently for inventing quotes, started out with noble intentions. As Miss Black America-Connecticut last year, she spoke against high illiteracy rates among African American children and of wanting to represent black women “in a positive light.” We’d assume that Membis, a Yale graduate, brought these ideals to her internship at one of the nation’s most prominent dailies.
by Eric Mansfield
July 17, 2012 - 10:34am
Three associate professors from Kent State University’s Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising donated their time to design and create more than 30 costumes for a local dance troupe headed to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Sherry Schofield-Tomschin, Linda Ohrn-McDaniel and Vince Quevedo completed the costumes, which will be worn by the L.I.O.N. Players, a performing arts troupe based in Akron.

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