2012 News Archive

by Eric Mansfield
November 26, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton said he has never been more confident that a major investment in the university and the surrounding downtown area will make a significant impact on the region’s future, but he also admits he is simultaneously concerned for thousands of students who rely on Federal Pell Grants to attend college.  In a recent interview with WKYC-TV (Channel 3), Lefton said that downtown and university investments have already created more than 1,000 jobs through ongoing public-private partnerships.
by Athletics
November 23, 2012 - 10:33am
The Kent State Golden Flashes finished the regular season on a roll, winning their 10th straight game with a 28-6 victory over Ohio University Friday at Dix Stadium. With a best-ever 11-1 record (8-0 in conference play), Kent State moves on to play Northern Illinois in the Mid-American Conference Championship game Nov. 30 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI.
by Françoise Massardier-Kenney
November 21, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics will host Anthony Pym, a leading translation studies scholar, during the third annual Gregory M. Shreve Lecture Series. Pym will speak about radical asymmetry in cross-cultural communication on Friday, Nov. 30, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 112-A in Satterfield Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
by Emily Vincent
November 19, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University has announced the finalists in the competition to select an architecture firm to design the new building for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. The four teams selected for the last stage of the design competition are:
by Emily Vincent
November 16, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University student Glenn Bolich, a senior news major who studied in Italy, is one of the five finalists in a national contest that will decide the winner of Student Diplomat Video Contest. The competition is sponsored by Connecting Our World, an advocacy community powered by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
by Ann VerWiebe
November 15, 2012 - 10:33am
WKSU host and reporter Vivian Goodman has been inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame during an event presented by the Press Club of Cleveland at the Hilton Garden Inn. Other inductees for 2012 included Jim Collins, Ted Diadiun, Vern Henry and Stuart Warner. Plaques for all inductees hang at Nighttown restaurant in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The event helped celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Press Club of Cleveland and the 31st class of the Journalism Hall of Fame.
by University Communications and Marketing
November 14, 2012 - 10:33am
In an information age glutted with questionable or misleading sources and data, university presses fill a critical role in reviewing and vetting information and publishing only the best research and writing. The Kent State University Press is a proud member of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), a community of 133 publishers that serves, informs and educates the reading public.
by Will Underwood
November 14, 2012 - 10:33am
In an information age glutted with questionable or misleading sources and data, university presses fill a critical role in reviewing and vetting information and publishing only the best research and writing. The Kent State University Press is a proud member of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), a community of 133 publishers that serves, informs and educates the reading public.
by University Communications and Marketing
November 14, 2012 - 10:33am
A team of scientists from Old Dominion University, Kent State University and the University of Southern California has identified for the first time a clear 1,500-year cycle in the Arctic Oscillation (AO), the surface atmosphere pressure pattern in the far north that greatly influences weather in the Northern Hemisphere. Led by ODU geological oceanographer Dennis Darby, the team’s findings are featured this week on the prestigious journal Nature Geoscience’s website.
by Megan Confer
November 14, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and its Upward Bound Programs participated in Inspiration Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. Planned by Kent State’s Intercollegiate Athletics Department, Inspiration Day included events and activities for Upward Bound students and their families at numerous buildings across campus.

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