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by Division of Research and Sponsored Programs
June 2, 2014 - 1:26am
Scholar of the Month: Pratim DattaAssociate Professor of Management and Information Systems and Director of the Ph.D. ProgramCollege of Business Administration2007-present Pratim Datta is an associate professor in the Department of Management and Information Systems and director of the Ph.D. Program at the College of Business Administration. His research examines global technology and supply chain management in the areas of user experience, design, security and deployment.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 30, 2014 - 3:47pm
In early May, Kent State University's Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Fashion School, powered by the Division of Finance and Administration, hosted the Garment Games -- Inclusion By Design, a fashion sportswear design competition. The diversity event was developed to promote inclusion across all university campuses and surrounding communities and to celebrate and support the 2014 Gay Games (GG9) coming to Cleveland/Akron in early August.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 30, 2014 - 4:49am
Carrie Circosta, who works in Kent State University’s Office of Alumni Relations, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Fulbright Seminar for U.S. Administrators in International Education in Berlin, Germany, this October. She was selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, which is is made up of 12 members appointed by the president of the United States. With this award, Circosta joins the ranks of other distinguished Fulbright alumni who have participated in the program since its inception more than 60 years ago.
by Ann VerWiebe
May 29, 2014 - 12:56pm
In a ceremony held May 18 in Columbus, Ohio, WKSU was honored with seven awards from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association, including a second-place award for Best News Operation. The event celebrated the best journalism in Ohio. It is the second year that contests for print and broadcast reporting were combined.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 28, 2014 - 2:29pm
To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a state-mandated limit on full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition increases for the 2014-15 academic year, is expected to leave Kent State’s tuition ranked in the middle of Ohio’s 13 public universities.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 27, 2014 - 4:09pm
What began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University sophomore Carissa Deeds could have imagined. 
by Mariam Makatsaria
May 23, 2014 - 10:58am
Brainchild, the art and literary magazine of the Mid-East Honors Association, launched its spring 2014 issue April 7. Brainchild is an annual literary and arts publication comprised of exceptional work completed by undergraduate honors students from across the Mid-East Honors region.    This is the magazine’s 2nd year in publication but its first year featuring a regional submission base.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 23, 2014 - 4:15am
Kent State University will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, May 27.
by Jane Murphy Timken
May 21, 2014 - 10:30am
The success of Kent State University’s recent presidential search is already being felt across the region as Dr. Beverly J. Warren prepares to assume her new role in July, yet stories about the completed search process have misled the public’s perception of how and why we reached our decision.