While most can agree that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) experiences outside of school can be exciting and engaging for young people, there is much that isn’t known about its impact on short-term and long-term learning. How can it best be connected to what students are learning in school? How can young people have equitable opportunities to access quality informal science education? How do you measure this kind of learning?
Today’s smartphones are designed to entertain and are increasingly marketed to young adults as leisure devices. Not surprisingly, research suggests that young adults most often use their phones for entertainment purposes rather than for school or work.
Kent State University will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).
Acknowledging that all undergraduate students are required to take science courses as part of their Kent State University education, and that Kent State’s faculty conduct world-class scientific research that advances knowledge and contributes to Ohio’s economic development, the university’s Board of Trustees today (Dec. 3) approved a $94.75-million investment in science facilities that will benefit virtually every member of the university community.
Kent State University’s College of Business Administration and Department of Economics are ranked in the top 25 percent of research institutions in Ohio by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In addition, Kent State’s Lockwood Reynolds, Ph.D., an associate professor of economics, is ranked in the top 100 economists worldwide whose first publication was five or fewer years ago.
The documentary film May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970, created by two Kent State University collaborators, is a recipient of the 2014 Oral History Association’s Oral History in a Nonprint Format Award. The Oral History Association is an organization that seeks to bring together all people interested in oral history as a way of collecting and interpreting human memories to foster knowledge and human dignity.
The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design will be Oct. 3 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the programs of the college under one roof. The building will be located between South Lincoln and South Willow streets, just south of the Lefton Esplanade and across the street from Franklin Hall.
Kent State University's offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving. Classes are recessed Wednesday, Nov. 26 at noon through Sunday, Nov. 30.