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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:13am

A special classroom at Kent State University turned into a LEGO® city filled with roaring lions, speeding cars and spinning tops.

The moving creations are part of a unique summer camp, LEGO WeDo™ Robotics, put on by the Research Center for Educational Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Services.

It is one of many technology-based camps that the center offers as part of the Kent State’s commitment to reaching out and serving the community.

Click here to watch a video on the camp.

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 3:00pm

Photo of Michael StricklandA physics professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University recently received a $307,000, two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to support the development of a novel approach to studying non-equilibrium dynamics in the quark gluon plasma (QGP). 

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 9:18am

Sarah Hider, a Kent State University graduate student from Wooster, Ohio, has been crowned Miss Ohio 2015 after competing at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 20. Hider is the second Kent State student in the past two years to win the title. Heather Wells, a Kent State broadcast journalism graduate, won the competition in 2013.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 11:06am

Photo of N.J. AkbarKent State University’s N.J. Akbar, director of diversity outreach and development in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, and Brian Peters, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, have been named “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 3:33pm

Photo of Kent State students volunteering at ballparkKent State University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning and civic engagement. 

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:45am

Scholar of the Month
Andrew Shahriari
Associate Professor of Music
College of the Arts
2008-present

Andrew Shahriari has been recently promoted to associate professor for the 2015-2016 academic year. He also serves as coordinator of online classes for music in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music in the College of the Arts. His current research focuses on ethnomusicology, music and autism, and online world music education.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:19am

In the gym of the MAC Center Annex, you can hear the voices of student trainers echo from one end to the other. 

“Nice long strides with those feet,” shouts one student trainer.

“Let’s lunge to me,” encourages another.

Kent State University exercise physiology graduate students are playing a key role in Fit for Life, an expanded version of the former Faculty/Staff Exercise Program. 

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:47am

Photo of Angus FletcherKent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host a four-day international conference on the humanities at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center at 215 S. Depeyster St. in downtown Kent, Ohio.

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