The Kent State University Museum will display the work of acclaimed jewelry artist Arthur Koby in its upcoming exhibition “Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye.” The exhibit will include works on loan from clients who have amassed collections of Arthur Koby’s jewelry, as well as from the designer himself. The exhibition runs at the Kent State University Museum from Oct. 25, 2013, to Oct. 5, 2014.
It was an evening of introductions, recognition and exhibition. The 2013 Freshman Welcome and Photography Awards brought undergraduate photojournalism students and faculty, Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton, CCI DeanStan Wearden and JMC Director Thor Wasbotten to JMC’s third-floor exhibit space and FirstEnergy Auditorium on October 7.
A Kent State University faculty member whose research found that weight loss after bariatric surgery can improve brain functioning will speak at the Cleveland Clinic’s 2013 Medical Innovation Summit in October.
Kent State University’s Center for Public Policy and Health and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have recently completed a study on local health department consolidation in Ohio. The study was funded through a “quick strike” grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Practice Based Research Network, managed by the University of Kentucky and the Ohio Research Association for Public Health Improvement based at Case Western Reserve University.
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton has named former Congressman Louis Stokes as the 2013-2014 Kent State President’s Ambassador. The President’s Ambassadorship, a one-year, part-time appointment that begins in the fall, is designed to bring distinguished local minority leaders and professionals to share their knowledge and experience with the Kent State community.
Justina Kennefick, student in the School of Communication Studies, is contributing to a communications campaign as part of the Communication and Influence course, taught by James D. Ponder, Ph.D. The campaign is for a fundraising event benefiting Autism Speaks. The Beta Tau chapter of Alpha Xi Delta, one of Kent State University’s seven sororities is hosting an event to raise money for Autism Speaks. The event called “Xi Man” will be held on at 6 p.m. October 11, 2013 in Cartwright Hall at Kent State University. “Xi Man” is $10 at the door and is open to the public.
Chelsea Atkins, a junior aeronautics major at Kent State University, was recently awarded an Ohio Space Grant Consortium Junior Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. Atkins, from Detroit, is one of approximately 100 students from 25 Ohio universities and colleges to receive this scholarship.
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