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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 16:35
Scholar of the Month John Hoornbeek Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management College of Public Health 2006-present
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 16:35
Scholar of the Month Ann Jacobson Professor College of Nursing 1995-present Ann Jacobson is a professor in the College of Nursing and a nationally recognized nursing scholar. Her program of research represents an integration of theories from a variety of disciplines and focuses on testing cognitive-behavioral and complementary therapies for people experiencing procedural pain and for those undergoing knee arthroplasty.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 16:35
Scholar of the Month Kimberly S. Schimmel Associate Professor of the Sociology of Sport College of Education, Health and Human Services 1995-present Kim Schimmel is an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Her research focuses on the sociology of sport, especially political economic theory, urban redevelopment and security at large-scale sporting events in local and global contexts.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 15:41
Scholar of the Month Yanhai Du Assistant Professor of Energy and Industrial Technology College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology 2013-present
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 14:49
Outspoken transgender advocate Laverne Cox will visit Kent State University to give her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public, but a wristband is required. Required admission wristbands can be reserved starting at 8 a.m. on Oct. 15 at www.eventbrite.com and selecting the “Laverne Cox at Kent State” event. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. the day of the event. 
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 14:49
Kent State University will celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 18. Kent State alumni, students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to come together to celebrate the Homecoming theme of “Kent State Pride is Worldwide.”
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 14:04
The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design occurred Oct. 3. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the programs of the college under one roof. It will be located between South Lincoln and South Willow streets, just south of the Lefton Esplanade and across the street from Franklin Hall.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 13:53
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.     
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 16:35
Kent State University congratulates its new graduates. The university held its fall 2013 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,984 degrees, including 1,544 bachelor’s degrees, 390 master’s degrees, 47 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist degrees.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 16:35
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its third Kent Multimedia Workshop — a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop — May 29-31 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. Media professionals, faculty members, students and others interested in polishing their multimedia skills will work closely with five photography and multimedia educators to learn the skills they need to tell narrative stories using multimedia techniques.

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