Scholar of the Month
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Kent State University’s 11th annual Rock the Runway student fashion competition, hosted by Kent Student Center Programming, will take place on Saturday, March 7, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event gives amateur designers, not just fashion design or merchandising majors, a chance to display their creative talents on stage during a fun and energetic evening.
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.
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 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.
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.