2013 News Archive

by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 31, 2013 - 3:30am
Industry professionals from more than a dozen companies and organizations across our region will offer relevant career advice at Communications Connection, a networking event sponsored by Kent State’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA Kent) and Franklin Advertising  Associates (FAA, formerly JMC’s Ad Club). The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Franklin Hall first-floor lobby.
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.
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.
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 College of Nursing
October 28, 2013 - 1:55am
After a nearly yearlong planning process, Kent State’s College of Nursing and the MetroHealth System have collaborated to now offer clinical experiences aboard Metro Life Flight to Kent State graduate nursing students in the acute care nurse practitioner concentration. The new clinical experiences started this fall semester.
by School of Visual Communication Design
October 25, 2013 - 12:34pm
Scott Moore, of Moore Wood Type, returns to the School of Visual Communication Design's Type High Press studio on Thursday, Oct. 31 to give an informal public lecture, "A Brief History of Wood Type and Information on Moore Wood Type." The lecture will be in room 218 of the Art Building from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. All are welcome.