2012 News Archive

by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 19, 2012 - 12:19pm
TV2, Kent State University’s student-run television station was named the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards’ 2012 “TV Station of the Year” at the College Media Advisers’ annual fall convention in Chicago, Ill. The station also won the award for “Best TV Sportscast.” In order to be a finalist, TV2, KentWired and KSUBuzz had one of the top three entries in five separate categories of the Pinnacle Awards, out of 18 total categories.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 19, 2012 - 12:08pm
It is unusual to find someone who does not have a cell phone these days. It is even more unusual to find a cell phone without a camera. Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication has a photojournalism program, as well as photography classes. So, why not create a class about cell phone photography?
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 Department of Physics
November 19, 2012 - 3:05am
The Kent State University Planetarium’s holiday presentation “The Skies of Winter: Holidays in the Planetarium” has been scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. each night in Room 108, Smith Hall on the Kent Campus.
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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