News Archive

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 9:57am




In this video, Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivers a Thanksgiving message to the university community as she celebrates her first Thanksgiving at Kent State. Students, faculty and staff also share what they are thankful for this holiday season.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:48pm

For Robert Twieg, Ph.D., a professor in Kent State University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the recent news of his longtime collaborator William E. Moerner winning the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was actually no surprise at all. In fact, he believes that “he’s deserved it for a while.”

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:01pm

Kent State’s Richmond Nettey Becomes University’s First Recipient of Prestigious University Aviation Association Award

Nettey also is first African-American to receive the award

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm


Kent State University will host the annual 2013 European Society for Research on Adolescence (EARA)/Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) Summer School from June 16-22. The summer school brings together established researchers, who are recognized for their expertise and teaching abilities, and doctoral students from around the globe for six intensive days of research training.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm

Adolfo Roitman, Ph.D., curator of the Shrine of the Book, which houses the Dead Sea Scroll collection at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, will speak about “The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Judaism and Christianity” at Kent State University on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. A dessert reception will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture is presented by Kent State’s Jewish Studies Program, with support from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Philosophy.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm

All general admission and student tickets for the Kent Student Center Ballroom as well as all general admission tickets for the Kiva simulcast have been taken. We'll see you in September!

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, will speak at the third Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Elwin C. Robison
College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm

Dear Colleagues:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:35pm

Celebrated American poet Walt Whitman described his mother as “illiterate in the formal sense,” but claimed that she had an extraordinary influence on his most well-known book of poems “Leaves of Grass.” He once suggested that his great work was the “flower of her temperament active in me.”