2012 News Archive

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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 9, 2012 - 11:10am
"Best of Show," "TV Station of the Year" and "Multimedia Story of the Year" are just a few of the national awards recently earned by Kent State University's student media organizations. College Media Association TV2, Kent State'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."
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 Center for Scholastic Journalism
November 9, 2012 - 4:27am
"Best of Show," "TV Station of the Year" and "Multimedia Story of the Year" are just a few of the national awards recently earned by Kent State University's student media organizations. College Media AssociationTV2, Kent State'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."
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.
by Emily Vincent
November 7, 2012 - 10:33am
Deborah F. Spake, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Business Administration. Spake currently serves as associate dean and professor of marketing at the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost made the announcement today.

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