2013 News Archive

by Department of Physics
November 6, 2013 - 10:27am
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 will be presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors & Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy's Party Center in Akron.
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November 6, 2013 - 3:35am
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 will be presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors & Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy's Party Center in Akron.
by Emily Vincent
November 5, 2013 - 10:31am
Knowing the right question to ask when faced with a person who is in a mental health crisis has earned Kent State University Police Services Officer Will Scritchfield of Uniontown, Ohio, the 2013 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year Award in Portage County.
by Bob Burford
October 31, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will co-host a lecture, “Covering the Egyptian Uprising,” by Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva on the Kent Campus. Visitor parking is available in the Kent Student Center visitor lot on Summit Street. The night before, on Nov. 6, Kouddous will lead a conversation about the Middle East that is co-sponsored by the City Club of Cleveland at The Happy Dog, located at 5801 Detroit Ave. in Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.     
by Bob Burford
October 30, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. at Risman Plaza. The outdoor program will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the Army and Air Force ROTC programs, and remarks from Kent State President Lester A. Lefton.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 30, 2013 - 2:58am
The Daily Kent Stater and The Burr both placed in the top 10 in “Best of Show” at the Associated College Press/College Media Association (ACP/CMA) National College Media Convention last week in New Orleans.  The Burr placed fourth overall in the feature magazine competition, and the Stater was ninth in the four-year daily broadsheet competition. TheStater also won third place for newspaper editorials/opinions in CMA’s Best of College Design competition for its post-presidential election opinion page.
by Bob Burford
October 29, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University Associate Professor of Mathematics Beverly Reed, Ph.D., wanted to be a teacher since childhood, never seriously considering anything else. Reed always loved young children and developed a love of mathematics in high school. After graduating from college with a secondary mathematics teaching certificate and a K-8 certificate, she found a job teaching secondary mathematics. Reed has enjoyed teaching math ever since and her peers have noticed.
by Department of Anthropology
October 29, 2013 - 1:06am
Dr. Mark Seeman received a Distinguished Career Award at the annual meeting of the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Oct 24-27, Columbus, Ohio.  The DCA is awarded irregularly based on the recommendation of the organization's Board of Trustees.
by Eric Mansfield
October 28, 2013 - 10:31am
Two researchers at Kent State Universities have found that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can reduce high blood pressure, which affects nearly 60 million adults in the United States. MBSR, which involves the practice of meditation, body awareness and some gentle yoga, has been shown to be effective in preventing and treating depression and anxiety and alleviating stress, but scientific studies of its effects on blood pressure are rare.
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October 28, 2013 - 3:47am
A Kent State University student checks her smartphone while walking on the Kent Campus. A new interdisciplinary course titled “Be Smarter Than Your Phone” teaches students about the technology that has made smartphones such a success.

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