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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton, Kent State Police Chief John Peach and Shay Little, associate vice president and dean of students, addressed the media today, April 3, at 11 a.m. in the large auditorium at the Schwartz Center. They provided an update on the incident that happened at the Kent Campus the night of April 2.

Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24, originally from Cleveland, was arrested for Felony 4, carrying a concealed weapon pending further review by the prosecutor’s office. He is a freshman Kent State student.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:00am

At approximately 8 p.m. on April 2, Kent State University Police received a report of a single shot fired near Bowman Hall on the university’s Kent Campus. The police immediately advised the university community to shelter in place and provided a description of the suspect.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University will hold a press briefing to provide an update on the incident that happened at the Kent Campus last night.

Kent State President Lester A. Lefton, Kent State Police Chief John Peach and Shay Little, associate vice president and dean of students, will address the media today, April 3, at 11 a.m. in the large auditorium at the Schwartz Center, 800 East Summit Street, on the Kent Campus.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:00am

Thomas DohertyThe Kent State University Libraries is marking the 25th anniversary of the Borowitz Crime Collection through a major exhibition and other events held during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Established at Kent State in 1989 by Albert Borowitz and Helen Osterman Borowitz of Cleveland, the collection includes both primary and secondary sources on crime, as well as works of literature based on true crime incidents.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:00am

The Ohio Council of the Institute of Management Accountants will host its 40th annual Meonske Accounting Professional Development Conference and Seminar on April 24-25 at Kent State University.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00am

Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs Said SewellKent State University’s Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs Said Sewell, Ph.D., has been selected as a protégé for the Class of 2014 Millennium Leadership Initiative Institute that is co-sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University undergraduate student Jean Wilson Mutambuze and Jean Engohang-Ndong, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological sciences at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, are conducting a research project that has found a promising new alternative to manage a skin disease called Buruli Ulcer.

Buruli Ulcer is a skin ailment caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium ulcerans that affects the skin and sometimes bone. Buruli Ulcer has been reported in more than 30 countries, including many African countries.
 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 12:00am

Ensemble HDThe Cleveland Orchestra associate concertmaster, violinist Jung-Min Amy Lee, and Ensemble HD will perform at Kent State University on Monday, March 31, at 8 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. For tickets, call the Performing Arts Box Office at 330-672-2787 or online at www.kent.edu/music.

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