2012 News Archive

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.
by Carla Wyckoff
November 9, 2012 - 10:33am
A Salute to Service was the theme for Kent State University’s annual Veterans Day observance. This year’s program took place Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. on Risman Plaza. Eric Mansfield, a Kent State employee and former Cleveland journalist, gave brief remarks. Mansfield is a retired major with the Ohio Army National Guard and served in Iraq and Kuwait.
by Bob Burford
November 9, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University welcomed three international students to campus as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program. Madina Assangaliyeva from Kazakhstan, Nodirbek Ismailov from Kyrgyzstan and Kirill Zagurskiy from Russia have become part of the Kent State student body this fall semester.
by Todd Vatter, Intercollegiate Athletics
November 9, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State wins Wagon Wheel for third straight year with win over Akron, 35-24. Coming in to today's game, the wagon wheel resided with Kent State on the basis of the Golden Flashes’ 35-3 win at Akron last season. That Nov. 12, 2011, game was also Kent State head football coach Darrell Hazell’s introduction to the Zips rivalry and the trophy the schools have vied for since 1946. Kent State holds a 21-19-1 lead in the series.
by Bob Burford
November 8, 2012 - 10:33am
Sonia Alemagno, Ph.D., dean of Kent State University’s College of Public Health, has been appointed a member of the Akron General Hospitals' Board.
by Eric Mansfield
November 7, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University Police are investigating the intentional burning of five paper name tags hung on doors in Prentice Hall. Most of the incidents are thought to have occurred sometime during the last week. All of the burnings resulted in a partial or complete destruction of each of the five paper name tags. No other damage was sustained as a result of the activity.

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