2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
December 5, 2012 - 10:33am
A team of scientists from Kent State University and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) has begun collaboration on the development of a macrophage targeted mesenchymal stem cell therapy for tissue regeneration and wound healing, a fast-growing research area and major medical challenge.   The $120,000 internally funded program, with equal contributions from both Kent State and NEOMED, will support a post-doctoral researcher for a period of two years and is part of Kent State’s new internal post-doctoral fellow seed program.
by Aaron Chimenti
December 3, 2012 - 10:33am
On Sunday, Dec. 2, Kent State University accepted an invitation to play in the GoDaddy.com Bowl, marking the program’s first bowl appearance in 40 years. The Kent State Golden Flashes will take on Arkansas State University on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.
by University Communications and Marketing
December 3, 2012 - 10:33am
The Kent State University Gospel Choir and Professor of Music Education Linda Walker, Ph.D., invite the university community and other members of the public to the choir’s biannual concert on Friday, Dec. 7, at the University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the event begins at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
by Computer Science
December 3, 2012 - 3:21am
Dr. Ihor Skrypnyk, Ph.D. Global Chief Engineer, Manufacturing and Constitutive Modeling Goodyear Corporate Research Akron, Ohio Abstract: The presentation gives an overview of Finite Element Modeling of Tire Performance at Goodyear. Over last decade the Tire Performance Modeling became an important part of New Product Development process at Goodyear, contributing significantly to the decreasing of the design cycle. Following aspects are covered:
by Kent State University
December 1, 2012 - 10:33am
After double over-time Kent State University’s school-record of 10 consecutive football victories came to an end on Friday, Nov. 30, with a 44-37 loss to Northern Illinois University (12-1) in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship game at Ford Field in Detroit. The Kent State Golden Flashes (11-2) reached the title game by going 8-0 in conference games and winning the MAC East title. The team now awaits the assignment of a bowl game, their first since 1972.
by Aaron Chimenti
November 30, 2012 - 10:33am
Following the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship game on Friday, Nov. 30, in Detroit, the Kent State University football team is bound for a bowl game. The announcement of which bowl game the Golden Flashes will play in is expected to be made Sunday, Dec. 2, in the evening. For information about the game, as well as ticket and travel packages, visit www.kentstatesports.com.
by Bob Burford
November 29, 2012 - 10:33am
The Campus Kitchen Project is a national organization that provides healthy meals to those in need. All of the meals are prepared and served by student volunteers. At this year’s 2012 Campus Kitchen Project conference, the Campus Kitchen at Kent State University won the Excellence in Programming Award for its outreach and programming efforts at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market.
by Effie Tsengas
November 29, 2012 - 10:33am
The Kent State University Chorale will perform a variety of Hanukkah and Christmas favorites as part of "Carols and Confections" on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall, located at 650 Hilltop Drive with free parking located off of Terrace Drive. Following the performance, guests can enjoy refreshments including coffee and desserts in the lobby.
by Department of Physics
November 28, 2012 - 12:09pm
The Division of Research and Sponsored Programs would like to congratulate the recipients of the inaugural Internal Post-doctoral Seed Program.  In this initial round, 12 proposals were selected which resulted in awards for the support of 14 post-doctoral associates for one year.  In addition, each of these awards was augmented by the investigators' departments and/or colleges to provide a total of two years of post-doctoral support.  Proposals were submitted by both individual research investigators and groups of investigators.
by Bob Burford
November 28, 2012 - 10:33am
WHAT: The Kent State University Golden Flashes have captured the MAC East Division title with a perfect 8-0 record and will participate in the 2012 Marathon Mid-American Conference football championship against West Division Champion Northern Illinois.  The Marathon MAC Championship game is Friday, Nov. 30 at Ford Field in Detroit at 7 p.m. ET.