2013 News Archive

by Kent State University Communications and Marketing
September 27, 2013 - 10:31am
A community celebration of the solid partnership between Kent State University and the city of Kent, represented by the new Kent State University Esplanade extension that now connects the university to downtown Kent, will take place Friday, Oct. 4, starting at 3:30 p.m. The celebratory event will be held, rain or shine, at the new University Esplanade arch near Main and Willow streets in Kent. It is free and open to members of the public, and refreshments will be served.
by Emily Vincent
September 27, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University has earned a coveted spot in the first-tier list in the Best National Universities category with its inclusion in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Kent State is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to make the first tier. This is the third time in four years that Kent State has appeared on the first tier of the Best National Universities rankings.
by University Communications and Marketing
September 26, 2013 - 10:31am
Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, spoke to a capacity crowd at the third Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Sept. 25 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. High demand claimed all tickets to the free talk within days of Tyson’s announced Kent State appearance. To accommodate the strong interest in the event, Tyson’s talk was simulcast in the Kent Student Center Kiva, which also was filled to capacity.
by School of Communication Studies
September 25, 2013 - 12:21pm
McKenzie Pittman, a master’s student in the School of Communication Studies at Kent State University, will receive the inaugural Dominic A. Infante Communication Scholarship at the 2013 Centennial Awards Celebration on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The annual event takes place during Kent State’s Homecoming weekend, and brings alumni and current members of the school together to celebrate.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
September 25, 2013 - 4:12am
by Center for Scholastic Journalism
September 25, 2013 - 3:44am
Mary Beth Tinker, who was at the center of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on student rights, will visit Kent State University as part of a nationwide civics education tour to American high schools and colleges on Tuesday, Oct.
by Eric Mansfield
September 24, 2013 - 10:31am
Akron General Health System, a national leader in promoting wellness and disease prevention, and Kent State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, have formed a new collaborative for the study and promotion of wellness programs. The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related disease on the U.S. population.
by Emily Vincent
September 24, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University will celebrate its Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 5. This year’s Homecoming theme, “New and Old, Forever Blue and Gold,” will honor Kent State’s past while looking forward to the university’s future.
by Department of Physics
September 23, 2013 - 10:56am
The Kent State University Planetarium will present Introduction to the Autumn Sky, the first in its series of free public shows for the 2013-2014 academic year. The program, which will take place Friday, Sept. 27, Saturday, Sept. 28, and Friday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. nightly, will be presented by Brett Ellman, Ph.D., director for Kent State’s Planetarium.
by Bryan Webb
September 23, 2013 - 10:31am
What do you get when you cross a passion for crossword puzzles with a student enrolled in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Kent State University? You get a medical terminology crossword puzzle app on your favorite iOS device.