News Archive

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University’s Ohio Employee Ownership Center will host the 28th Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference on Thursday, April 24, at the Hilton West in Fairlawn. The theme for the conference is “A Wealth of Opportunity: Employee Ownership Fuels Growth.”

Participants at the conference will hear from the following keynote speakers:

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 4:33pm

On March 7, 2014, the Center for Applied Conflict Management held a conference in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Center's BA degree program, which began in the 1973-74 academic year.  This is one of the country's largest and most robust programs in Peace and Conflict Studies.  This year is also the inaugural years of the Conflict Analysis and Management Doctoral track in the PhD program in Political Science at Kent State.  The March conference celebrated both milestones. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 5:40pm

Scholar of the Month
Jill Kawalec
Associate Professor and Division Head of the Department of Research 
College of Podiatric Medicine

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 12:00am

C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., stands next to the reconstructed skeleton of “Lucy,” a near-complete fossil of a human ancestor that walked upright 3.2 million years ago. A new PBS series called “Your Inner Fish” includes interviews with anthropology experts from Kent State University. C.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University’s Child Development Center will host its Visitation Day on April 24-25 on the Kent Campus. This year’s theme is “The Great Outdoors: Planning a Nature-based Curriculum With Young Children” and will be highlighted by keynote speaker Rusty Keeler, as well as an introduction to the center’s Outdoor Learning Laboratory.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:00am

Ken Burns (photo courtesy University of Texas at Arlington)Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns will speak at the fifth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University faculty, staff and students will notice a new building on the Kent Campus this fall when the university welcomes the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall. A midpoint construction event, themed “Science Springs Forward,” will take place on Wednesday, April 23, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the Science Mall in front of Henderson Hall and the construction site of the new building.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 4:35pm

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will present the 2014 Symposium on Democracy from April 22-24. The symposium is a three-day event featuring multiple speakers and events.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 12:00am

Four creative groups across Kent State University earned 10 awards at the 2014 Akron ADDY Award ceremony, hosted by the American Advertising Federation-Akron (AAF-Akron).