2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
November 25, 2013 - 10:31am
A new survey that focuses on faculty involvement with the public through the news media recognizes Kent State University on its inaugural lists. The Faculty Media Impact Project, developed by the Center for a Public Anthropology, ranks social science departments at nearly 100 universities based on the number of times faculty members were cited in the news media.
by Bob Burford
November 25, 2013 - 10:31am
The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) selected Satyendra Kumar, Ph.D., professor of physics at Kent State University, to receive the Distinguished Award of Council. The award was presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors and Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy’s Party Center in Akron, Ohio.
by Bobby Batyko
November 25, 2013 - 9:40am
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is back at Kent State and quickly gaining new ground.  NABJ Kent is an organization of journalists, students and media professionals that encourages students of color to work in student media. NABJ membership is open to all JMC students and majors, and to all Kent State students who are interested in student media. Kent’s chapter was originally established at JMC by the late Dr. Evonne Whitmore, but went inactive in 2009.
November 25, 2013 - 2:44am
A Kent State University research group led by Oleg D. Lavrentovich (pictured) has reported a new type of liquid crystal. A research group at Kent State University has described the structure of a new type of liquid crystal that had been predicted theoretically but never seen.
by Meghan Caprez
November 22, 2013 - 1:40pm
Kent State University announced that Josh Talbott will transition to an information technology position in its School of Communication Studies and School of Visual Communication Design.
by Bob Burford
November 22, 2013 - 10:31am
To attract and retain the strongest journalism and mass communication students in the nation, Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is introducing a financial award program specifically designed for first-time freshmen in Fall Semester 2014.
by Victoria Humphreys
November 21, 2013 - 1:35pm
Ph.D. candidate in the College of Communication and Information and adjunct instructor Rocki Basel introduced her Small Groups and Teams class to a business simulation game called The Business Strategy Game. One team climbed to nineteenth place in a global market after it started in last place in the class. Basel said she wanted to do a class activity that would teach students how to work in groups through the semester.
by Emily Vincent
November 21, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University Health Services has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The AAAHC develops standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality care and value for ambulatory healthcare through peer-based accreditation processes, education and research.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 21, 2013 - 9:01am
Applications Accepted from Dec. 1 to February 1.
by Bob Burford
November 18, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center presents the World Poetry Reading, a celebration of poetry from around the globe, on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 317 at the Kent Student Center. The event is free and open to public. Natasha Rodriguez-CarrollThe event, co-sponsored by Kent State’s Office of Global Education, will feature 12 readers from places such as Hungary, Syria, Colombia, Jordan, Georgia, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Russia, Germany, China and Saudi Arabia. They will share poems from their home countries.