2013 News Archive

by Meghan Caprez
September 11, 2013 - 3:23am
Daniel Moore spent several months investigating the challenges faced by veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, and his work has found a national audience.
by Emily Vincent
September 10, 2013 - 10:31am
For the Fall 2013 Semester, Kent State University has set a new record, attracting the biggest and highest-achieving freshman class at the Kent Campus in the university’s 103-year history. With the release of the university’s official 15th day census data for the Fall 2013 Semester, Kent State reports the total number of first-time, full-time freshmen enrolled at the Kent Campus is 4,314. This exceeds last year’s freshman class count of 4,076 by 5.8 percent. It also surpasses the record set in 2011 of 4,284.
by Kent State University Communications and Marketing
September 10, 2013 - 10:31am
On Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m., Kent State University's Department of Public Safety will test the emergency notification system on the Kent Campus.  
by Department of Anthropology
September 9, 2013 - 1:16pm
"In our planning for the presidential search, trustees recognized the unique perspective and value that Professor Lovejoy would bring to our process," said Richard Marsh, Kent State trustee and chair of the Presidential Search Committee.  "Though he was unable to accept our invitation in July due to prior commitments, we are pleased that he can join now as our search has moved into high gear in recruitment."
by Emily Vincent
September 9, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University Professor of Anthropology C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., has joined the university’s Presidential Search Committee. “In our planning for the presidential search, trustees recognized the unique perspective and value that Professor Lovejoy would bring to our process,” said Richard Marsh, Kent State trustee and chair of the Presidential Search Committee. “Though he was unable to accept our invitation in July due to prior commitments, we are pleased that he can join now as our search has moved into high gear in recruitment.” 
by University Communications and Marketing
September 9, 2013 - 10:31am
The 32nd Annual Black Squirrel Festival took place Friday, Sept. 6, from 2-8 p.m. at the Kent Campus on the Student Green and Risman Plaza. The Black Squirrel Festival is one of Kent State University’s most beloved and popular traditions that attracts more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Kent community. As usual, live, free entertainment, festival food, local vendors and Black Squirrel spirit were all a part of this year’s event. The movie “Monsters University” also was shown that evening on the Student Green.
by Emily Vincent
September 9, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University and Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute will co-fund two pilot research projects as part of an initiative to enhance collaborations between the two institutions. Following a competitive review process, two teams comprising researchers from each institution will receive $100,000 each for collaborative research that will lead to co-submission of grant proposals to federal and nonfederal agencies.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
September 9, 2013 - 10:10am
Celebrities are followed by the paparazzi, have minimal privacy and are constantly in the public eye, yet they still want and need fans and attention. That attention, in the form of entertainment media ethics, is the focus of this year’s Poynter Kent State University Media Ethics Workshop, “That’s Entertainment?” The ninth annual event will take place at Kent State’s Franklin Hall on Thursday, Sept. 19.
by Emily Vincent
September 6, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s 17th Aviation Heritage Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow, Ohio.
by Emily Vincent
September 5, 2013 - 10:31am
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Students from Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Digital Sciences won the Associated Press Media Editors’ (APME) Innovator of the Year for College Students award for a class project that examines issues surrounding college suicide.

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