2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
May 2, 2013 - 10:32am
The Kent State University Robert Noyce Summer Internship Program is available to freshman and sophomore math or science majors. Noyce interns will be paid $450 per week for four weeks in June-July 2013 depending on students’ schedule and site. Interns will:
by Monique Zappa
May 2, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University Libraries will host its Stress-Free Zone event in the library’s lobby on Monday and Tuesday, May 6-7, from 3-5 p.m. The Stress-Free Zone offers members of the university community the opportunity to unwind and ease the stress of finals week. “It’s a nice distraction from finals,” said Karen Hillman, director of marketing at Kent State University Libraries. “It’s been very successful in the past, and we expect nearly 400 students to attend this semester.”
by Bob Burford
May 1, 2013 - 10:32am
  Kent State University’s College of Public Health completed its second annual food drive to benefit the Kent Social Services’ food pantry (The Lord’s Pantry) with more than 3,500 donations.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
May 1, 2013 - 3:16am
Fantastic breaking news: A team of our PR students has placed second in the Public Relations Student Society of America's national and highly competitive Bateman Award case study competition on anti-bullying. Eighty university teams entered the competition; 68 submitted casebooks in March; and our team advanced over 65 of these schools to the final round, eventually winning second place. Amazing work!
by Department of Anthropology
April 30, 2013 - 4:46am
Two Kent State anthropology graduate students Matt Buttacavoli and Ghassan Rafeedie won the first-ever “Anthropology Bowl” at the Central States Anthropological Society conference in St. Louis, Mo. in April. The competition, which divided students into six teams, was part of the three-day conference.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 29, 2013 - 10:32am
Film director and producer Oliver Stone will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative events beginning Friday, May 3.
by Emily Vincent
April 29, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University will hold its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place from May 2-5. The annual commemoration provides an avenue for the university community to come together to remember those lost and injured during the tragedy and also to reflect on the meaning of May 4 for today.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 29, 2013 - 10:32am
PBS news anchor Gwen Ifill will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative events beginning Friday, May 3.
by Emily Vincent
April 29, 2013 - 10:32am
Christopher Banks' scholarship focuses on law, justice and the courts. He is a frequent guest on local and national news programs following Supreme Court decisions. His most recent book is titled The U.S. Supreme Court and New Federalism. Christopher P. Banks Associate Professor of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences 2006-present
by Brandon Koziol
April 29, 2013 - 4:31am
Written by former student Bryan Kelly, the terror-filled tale weaves the story of five young actors who reenact a grisly murder-suicide that occurred at Heathridge University 20 years ago. However, they come to realize it’s not just a simple reenactment. The students soon learn one thing – evil is real.

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