2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
November 7, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University announces it will offer the Executive MBA for Healthcare Professionals program at its College of Podiatric Medicine in Greater Cleveland beginning next year. With the induction of the new class in May 2014, the 23-month program will take place on Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine campus in Independence, Ohio, located off of Interstate 77, south of Interstate 480 in the heart of Cuyahoga County.
by Emily Vincent
November 6, 2013 - 10:31am
Summer 2014 will bring the debut of the Kent State Florence Summer Institute, as Kent State University expands its esteemed academic program in Italy. The new Florence Summer Institute will run four weeks, from May 29 to June 29, 2014, and will take place at the same facilities where Kent State study abroad programs are held during the school year.
by Emily Vincent
November 6, 2013 - 10:31am
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 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 College of Nursing
November 4, 2013 - 2:35am
Kent State University’s College of Nursing program was one of 10 schools named a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing (NLN) during its annual education summit in Washington, D.C. Kent State was recognized in the category of “Creating Environments that Advance the Science of Nursing Education.”  
by Alyssa Mazey
November 1, 2013 - 12:03pm
The Beta Tau chapter of Alpha Xi Delta at Kent State University donated $36,333.24 to Autism Speaks from money raised at its annual Xi Man competition on Oct. 11, which incorporated facts about Alpha Xi Delta and autism into a five-minute skit and dance performance. Autism Speaks is the world’s leading organization in autism research, and Alpha Xi Delta chapters across the nation have raised more than $1 million for Autism Speaks.
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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 31, 2013 - 3:36am
The culture of coal mining. The process of hydraulic fracturing. The impact  on a community. These are the themes explored in “The Fracturing of Greene County,” a gallery showing by Jacob Byk, a junior visual journalism major, and Daniel Moore, a senior news major, that will be presented on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. in the FirstEnergy Auditorium, 340 Franklin Hall. The gallery presentation is free and open to the public.

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