2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
February 7, 2013 - 10:33am
For Brian Lutz, Ph.D., a native of Lordstown, Ohio, what started out as a curiosity while working on his family farm has led him to where he is now: asking critical research questions on fracking and shale gas issues that can affect millions of people in his home state. 
by Emily Vincent
February 6, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University presents its third annual Spirit of Women in Business Conference on Wednesday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kent Student Center. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Enlightened Woman.” Students, professionals and seasoned business veterans are encouraged to attend.
by Emily Vincent
February 6, 2013 - 10:33am
With the release of its official 15th day census data, Kent State University has set a new record high for spring recorded enrollment. Spring 2013 enrollment is up 161 students, or 0.4 percent, for Kent State’s eight-campus system.
by Bob Burford
February 6, 2013 - 10:33am
College students preparing to enter the workplace have to be concerned with much more than just résumés, cover letters and their wardrobes. Most students today have some type of online presence, and prospective employers often scan these digital footprints to see if there are any signs of less-than-professional behavior.
by Bob Burford
February 5, 2013 - 10:33am
The National Retail Federation (NRF) selected Kent State University senior fashion merchandising major Brittany Casper to receive its Ray M. Greenly Scholarship that is awarded to the next generation of retail leaders. Casper, who is from Brunswick, Ohio, is among a select group of 24 students nationwide to earn this prestigious $5,000 scholarship.
by Association for Psychological Science
January 30, 2013 - 10:33am
Students everywhere, put down those highlighters and pick up some flash cards! Some of the most popular study strategies – such as highlighting and even rereading – do not show much promise for improving student learning, according to a new report authored in part by two Kent State University researchers.
by Foluke Omosun
January 30, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, themed “Empowering the Individual, Strengthening the Community,” took place on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event was free and open to the public. Inspirational speaker and Professor Emeritus of Ethnic Studies Carlos Muñoz Jr., Ph.D., at UC Berkeley was the keynote speaker at the event.
by Emily Vincent
January 30, 2013 - 10:33am
The panel discussion titled “Puerto Rico: The 51st Star On the U.S. Flag?” that was scheduled to take place at Kent State University on Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva has been postponed due to a personal matter that has arisen for one of the panel members. The event will be rescheduled for a later date. # # # Media Contacts: Sandra Morgan, smorga3@kent.edu, 330-672-8986 Emily Vincent, evincen2@kent.edu, 330-672-8595
by Emily Vincent
January 30, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University joined 35 universities from around the world in Montreal, Canada, at the John Molson MBA International Case Competition that took place Jan. 6-11. The competition, the oldest and largest of its kind in the world, is organized by MBA students from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business.
by College of the Arts
January 30, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s College of the Arts recently celebrated the successful conclusion of its Steinway Campaign, raising $2.7 million dollars – enough to purchase nearly 70 new pianos. Generous gifts of donors such as the estate of Elizabeth Fennell, Audio-Technica U.A., the Kent State University Foundation Board, David and Carol Pulk, an anonymous donor and many others who sponsored the effort, enabled the college’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music to be designated as an All-Steinway School.

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