2012 News Archive

by Bob Burford
October 23, 2012 - 10:33am
Researchers from Kent State University’s Department of Geology have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study diversity, evolution and extinction in crabs, lobsters, and shrimps. The $100,000, two-year grant will fund the study of this economically important, diverse group of animals whose geologic history extends back 400 million years.
by Bob Burford
October 20, 2012 - 10:33am
New center tells the May 4 story, set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s Kent State University officially opened its much-anticipated May 4 Visitors Center on Saturday, Oct. 20, as part of the university’s Homecoming celebration. The public was invited to experience the center’s dramatic exhibits at an open house from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
by Foluke Omosun
October 20, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton has appointed Cleveland-area trial lawyer José C. Feliciano as the 2012-2013 President’s Ambassador.
by Katie Goldring
October 19, 2012 - 10:33am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Student Green at Kent State University was held Oct. 18. The event celebrated Kent State’s commitment to provide outdoor programming space to student organizations on campus. The event, which was free and open to the public, took place at the new space in the Kent Student Center area, located at the heart of the campus.
by Emily Vincent
October 18, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University presents a lecture by Frédéric Brenner, a contemporary French photographer documenting the lives of the Jewish community, on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The lecture is free and open to the public. Brenner is best known for his opus “Diaspora,” the result of a 25-year search in 40 countries to create a visual record of the Jewish people at the end of the 20th century. During the lecture, he will share his photos and experiences about his journeys.
by Emily Vincent
October 16, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation will host its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Extravaganza on Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Kent Student Center. The theme for this year’s event is “The Magic of Entrepreneurship Exposed,” which will feature several workshops, panel discussions and speakers, and the opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs. The program is free and open to the community and to all students, but registration is required by Oct. 19.
by Eric Mansfield
October 15, 2012 - 10:33am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Student Green at Kent State University will be held Oct. 18 at noon. The event will celebrate Kent State’s commitment to provide outdoor programming space to student organizations on campus. The event is free and open to the public and takes place at the new space in the Kent Student Center area, located at the heart of the campus.
by Department of Pan-African Studies
October 15, 2012 - 4:07am
The Department of Pan-African Studies welcomes Hilary Jones, assistant professor of West Africa and Africa Diaspora at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Room 214, Ritchie Hall.
by Emily Vincent
October 12, 2012 - 10:33am
Lecture is part of the university’s Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture Series
by Effie A. Tsengas
October 11, 2012 - 10:33am
The Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music's Orchestra will begin its 2012-13 Subscription Series with its performance on Sunday, Oct. 14, in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall at 3:30 p.m. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive, with free parking located off of Terrace Drive.

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