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by Emily Vincent
May 2, 2014 - 4:30pm
Walter F. Wagor, Ph.D., has decided to return to a faculty position, after having served successfully as dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark for the past four years. His last day as dean is June 30, 2014.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 2, 2014 - 5:29am
by Emily Vincent
May 1, 2014 - 12:50pm
Kent State University will hold its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) and on Friday, May 16, at Cartwright Hall.  Kent State will confer 3,820 degrees, including 2,811 bachelor’s degrees, 860 master’s degrees, 144 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees. Across the university’s eight-campus system, 4,551 students will graduate from Kent State this spring, including those receiving associate degrees.


by Bob Burford
May 1, 2014 - 12:04pm
In the April 25 issue of Physical Review Letters, Kent State University scientists revealed promising indications of a phase transition never previously observed that may help us better understand the early universe’s transformation and the nuclear matter that makes up 99.973 percent (by weight) of our everyday world.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 30, 2014 - 7:48pm
Kent State's 20th anniversary FlashFest was headlined by Capital Cities along with Ab-Soul, Scavenger Hunt, and Evan Evolution and Dominic Parisi.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 30, 2014 - 11:10am
“We are excited to establish the Kent State University chapter of the Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund,” said Sergey Anokhin, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at Kent State’s College of Business Administration. “This offers unique educational opportunities to students interested in entrepreneurship and venture financing.
by Emily Vincent
April 30, 2014 - 8:13am
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its third Kent Multimedia Workshop — a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop — May 29-31 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. Media professionals, faculty members, students and others interested in polishing their multimedia skills will work closely with five photography and multimedia educators to learn the skills they need to tell narrative stories using multimedia techniques.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 30, 2014 - 1:46am
WHAT: The Kent State University Alumni Association will host Alumni Weekend on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7. Alumni and the community are invited to take part in activities that include a golf outing, tours of campus and downtown, canoe or kayak trips down the Cuyahoga River, a rock concert and Alumni College. Alumni College will focus on health and wellness topics and conclude with an interactive wellness session at the Kent State Recreation and Wellness Center featuring chair massages, fitness assessments, cooking demonstrations and more.
by School of Art
April 29, 2014 - 4:38am
Best in ShowKatie Scekeres, dance performance major“Grey Area(s)” (filmed dance performance) Second PlaceLindsey James, jewelry/metals major"Postules," wool, copper; 3’ x 1.5’ Third PlaceE.J. Knesek IV, printmaking and painting major“Ce n’est pas une chemise col blanc,” body matrix printmaking People’s ChoiceGina DeSimone, photo illustration major“What I Don’t Like” (photo series)
by Wezley Garlick
April 28, 2014 - 12:10pm
Kent State University held its 44th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events that took place May 3 and 4. The annual commemoration, hosted by the May 4 Task Force, provided an opportunity for the university community to gather and remember those who were lost and injured during the tragedy and also reflect on what May 4 means today.

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