Gemma Casadesus Smith describes herself as a scientist who likes to investigate ideas that run counter to prevailing thought.
The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) has elected Alfreda Brown, Kent State University’s vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, to serve a three-year term on its board of directors beginning March 17.
The safety of our university community remains the top priority when making decisions during unusually cold weather, like we have recently experienced. University leaders evaluate many variables when determining whether to keep our campus open, to delay classes or even to close.
Kent State University chemistry senior Caitlin Crosier combined creativity and science for her yearlong project on circadian rhythms and will present those findings at the university’s Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 11.
“The main goal of my research is to validate this method as a way to look at the circadian rhythm structure of an entire population because most current human circadian research is conducted on very small populations and controlled environments,” Crosier said.
Good luck this weekend to former Kent State student Michael Keaton as he competes for Hollywood’s most prestigious award. Keaton is up for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his film “Birdman.”
Keaton, known as Michael Douglas, attended Kent State University in 1971-72. He majored in journalism and speech, but did not graduate.
The first Annual Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (NEOUSS) will be next Saturday (March 1st 2014) from 8am-5pm at the KSU Student Center (3rd floor). We have nearly 70 student presenters coming from over 25 colleges and universities in northeast Ohio (and beyond). In total, we anticipate about 100-150 people in attendance for the day.
Last September, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved construction of new facility for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, as a prioritized project within the “Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future” initiative. Since that time the programming, schematic and development design was completed and the final design and budget were prepared.
Kent State University students returning for the Fall 2013 Semester can expect more variety at the university’s dining centers. To expand their knowledge about fruits, herbs and seasonal vegetables, executive chefs from Kent State visited the Culinary Vegetable Institute of the Chef’s Garden in Milan, Ohio, where they had a culinary retreat.
The Culinary Vegetable Institute provides the world’s most innovative chefs with a place to share knowledge, experiment and discover techniques for growing and preparing flavorful varieties of vegetables.
Weeklong activities and events culminate with May 1 installation of Kent State’s 12th president