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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 12:00am

Creative teams across Kent State University were honored with one gold and five silver awards at the Akron chapter of the 2015 American Advertising Federation’s 2015 ADDY Awards ceremony. 

Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing team; IdeaBase, a student-run integrated marketing communications agency of the College of Communication and Information in downtown Kent; and Glyphix, a student-run design agency within the School of Visual Communication Design, took home awards.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:06am

Photo of Gemma Casadesus Smith (center) with graduate students in her labGemma Casadesus Smith describes herself as a scientist who likes to investigate ideas that run counter to prevailing thought.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 1:43pm

Photo of Alfreda BrownThe 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. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 2:44pm

The spring 2015 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, April 1. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:49pm

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.

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 10:35am

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.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:14pm

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.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 4:16pm

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.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 10:53am

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.

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