News Archive

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 11:51am

A Kent State University scientist has received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a study of the workings and dynamics of a structure inside the human chromosome.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:15am

University graduates its first class of International Baccalaureate students

Kent State University senior Susannah Gingo is living her dream Down Under as a student teacher at Cockle Bay School in New Zealand

The education major from Stow, Ohio, has been enjoying both the similarities and differences in a culture on the other side of the world, including getting used to children running around barefoot.  

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:26am

Finals Week is here, and so is the stress that comes along with it.

To help ease this anxiety, the therapy dogs will make their return to the Stress-Free Zone event held during finals by University Libraries. On Dec. 8 and 9, the therapy dogs will be in the University Library from 3-5 p.m. for students, faculty and staff members to visit and enjoy. 

Popcorn, pop, water, coffee, tea, candy and hot chocolate also will be available during this time.

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:18am

Kent State University congratulates its new graduates. The university held its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Dec. 13 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). This fall, Kent State conferred 2,423 degrees, including 1,528 bachelor’s degrees, 448 master’s degrees, 65 doctoral degrees, 381 associate degrees and one educational specialist degree.
 

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 11:27am

While most can agree that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) experiences outside of school can be exciting and engaging for young people, there is much that isn’t known about its impact on short-term and long-term learning. How can it best be connected to what students are learning in school? How can young people have equitable opportunities to access quality informal science education? How do you measure this kind of learning?

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 12:09pm

Today’s smartphones are designed to entertain and are increasingly marketed to young adults as leisure devices. Not surprisingly, research suggests that young adults most often use their phones for entertainment purposes rather than for school or work.  

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:56am

Kent State University will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 4:21pm

Acknowledging that all undergraduate students are required to take science courses as part of their Kent State University education, and that Kent State’s faculty conduct world-class scientific research that advances knowledge and contributes to Ohio’s economic development, the university’s Board of Trustees today (Dec. 3) approved a $94.75-million investment in science facilities that will benefit virtually every member of the university community.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 11:20am

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration and Department of Economics are ranked in the top 25 percent of research institutions in Ohio by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In addition, Kent State’s Lockwood Reynolds, Ph.D., an associate professor of economics, is ranked in the top 100 economists worldwide whose first publication was five or fewer years ago.

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