2013 News Archive

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.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 28, 2013 - 9:53am
For the second year in a row, TV2 has taken top honors in the College Media Association’s (CMA) Pinnacle Awards, earning the 2013 “TV Station of the Year” award at the CMA National College Media Convention in New Orleans. “The Agenda,” TV2’s topical comedy-satire show, also won “Best TV Entertainment Program.”  Overall, TV2 was a finalist in four of five TV categories in the 2013 national competition, including Best Sportscast and Best Newscast.  In 2012, TV2 also won Station of the Year and Best Sportscast.
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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.
by Anne Dudley
October 25, 2013 - 2:06am
A juried photo exhibit spotlighting study abroad students in the College of Communication and Information (CCI) is now on display in the Kent State University Library. Forty remarkable photos were selected to provide a glimpse of how CCI study abroad students see the world, and included are images from all over Europe and Asia.
by Eric Mansfield
October 24, 2013 - 10:31am
10/28/13 UPDATE: This event has been postponed to been postponed to April 2, 2014. Kent State University will host The Policy Institute on Nov. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Studio A of Beall/McDowell Hall, with a focus on creating and updating sexual misconduct policies for institutions ranging from kindergarten to higher education. Beall/McDowell Hall is located off Loop Road on the Kent Campus.
by Eric Mansfield
October 24, 2013 - 10:31am
Gregg L. Andrews, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Tuscarawas, announced he will resign as dean effective July 1, 2014.
by Emily Vincent
October 23, 2013 - 10:31am
Thomas V. Melillo, D.P.M., who served as chief executive officer of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine, died Oct. 22 after a battle with cancer. He was 68 years old. Melillo led one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio since August 1984. The college was known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine before becoming a part of Kent State in July 2012.
by Kent State University Communications and Marketing
October 23, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics will host Lawrence Venuti, a leading translation studies scholar, during the fourth annual Gregory M. Shreve Lecture Series. Venuti will speak about the genealogies of translation theory on Friday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom.
by Ann VerWiebe
October 23, 2013 - 10:31am
WKSU Assistant News Director Amanda Rabinowitz was presented a prestigious National Murrow Award from Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA) at an Oct. 14 ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. The award was presented by ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn during the live-streamed formal event.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 22, 2013 - 11:32am
JMC student journalists can be tenacious when it comes to getting their stories. Visual journalism senior Coty Giannelli is no exception. Instead of spending his summer relaxing, he traveled to Syria to get a first-hand account of the ongoing conflict there. Photo credit: Coty Giannelli

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