2012 News Archive

by Bob Burford
September 27, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s College of Nursing has been selected as a recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award. The awards program recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change.  
by Bob Burford
September 25, 2012 - 10:33am
Academy Award-winning actress, author and deaf advocate Marlee Matlin will be the keynote speaker at an event marking October as disAbility Awareness Month at Kent State University. Matlin’s address on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom is free and open to the public.
September 24, 2012 - 5:01am
Kent State University will host a seminar by Harvard Chemistry Professor George M. Whitesides at the Kent Student Center, Kiva on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. The seminar, Simplicity as a Component of Invention is free and open to all faculty members, staff, students, and the public.
by Emily Vincent
September 23, 2012 - 10:33am
*This press release was updated Sept. 25. President Barack Obama will be a special guest of the Kent State College Democrats for a campaign rally Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Kent State University’s Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets Tickets are required for entrance. Tickets were distributed Sept. 24 on a first-come, first-served basis and are no longer available.
by Ann VerWiebe
September 21, 2012 - 10:33am
The 46th Kent State Folk Festival once again lays claim to its autumnal residency with concerts and events lined up from Thursday, Sept. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 22. The Kent Stage hosts concerts each night with Folk Alley ‘Round Town driving up the musical temperature throughout Kent on Friday and a big move downtown for the free Saturday workshops.
by Emily Vincent
September 21, 2012 - 10:33am
Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents Jim Petro and his wife Nancy Petro will read from their co-authored book “False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent” at the Kent State University Library on Friday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m.
by Jim Maxwelll
September 21, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University hosted a two-day symposium on Sept. 26-27 to showcase cutting-edge university research and industry innovations in flexible liquid crystal devices such as displays, e-writers, eyewear, photovoltaics, sensors and biomedical devices.
by Department of Physics
September 21, 2012 - 3:25am
Former KSU postdoctoral researcher Jinhui Chen has been awarded the 2012 George E. Valley, Jr. Prize by the American Physical Society (APS) in recognition of work done while he was a Kent employee. 
by Kent State Athletics
September 20, 2012 - 10:34am
After going 4-1 to close out the 2011 season, the Kent State football team is primed to pick up where it left off, returning most of its key players on both sides of the ball.
by Emily Vincent
September 20, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University holds a grand opening of its Blackstone LaunchPad program on Friday, Sept. 28, celebrating the establishment of the entrepreneurial initiative at the university.