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Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 15:10
Kent State University's offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving. Classes are recessed Wednesday, Nov. 26 at noon through Sunday, Nov. 30. 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:52
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 3. The Board will convene at 2 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library. Trustees will retire into executive session at 8 a.m. to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”   Trustees will meet as a Committee of the Whole from 8:45-10:20 a.m. This will be followed by Board standing committee meetings as follows:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:31
Kent State University architecture students partnered with officials from the city of Sandusky, Ohio, for an opportunity to create new theoretical designs for some of downtown Sandusky’s vacant buildings and empty sites.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 09:57
      In this video, Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivers a Thanksgiving message to the university community as she celebrates her first Thanksgiving at Kent State. Students, faculty and staff also share what they are thankful for this holiday season.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 09:33
Watch Kent State President Beverly Warren deliver a Thanksgiving message
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:48
For Robert Twieg, Ph.D., a professor in Kent State University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the recent news of his longtime collaborator William E. Moerner winning the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was actually no surprise at all. In fact, he believes that “he’s deserved it for a while.”
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:01
Kent State’s Richmond Nettey Becomes University’s First Recipient of Prestigious University Aviation Association Award Nettey also is first African-American to receive the award
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:35
  Kent State University will host the annual 2013 European Society for Research on Adolescence (EARA)/Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) Summer School from June 16-22. The summer school brings together established researchers, who are recognized for their expertise and teaching abilities, and doctoral students from around the globe for six intensive days of research training.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:35
Information technology drives our global economy and promises transformational approaches to the world’s most serious challenges, including healthcare, education and environmental. Yet a smaller percentage of American high school and university students take computer science courses today than they did 20 years ago. L. Gwenn Volkert, associate professor of computer science at Kent State University, has been selected to participate in the second phase of a national effort aimed at increasing and broadening participation in computer science.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:35
Adolfo Roitman, Ph.D., curator of the Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scroll collection at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, will speak about “The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Judaism and Christianity” at Kent State University on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. A dessert reception will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. The lecture is presented by Kent State’s Jewish Studies Program, with support from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Philosophy.

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