News Archive

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:03am

Kent State University has earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management for the seventh consecutive year. 

Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:45am

The Hospitality Management program at Kent State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. This year’s speaker is author Jacob Tomsky of The New York Times bestselling memoir, “Heads in Beds.” 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:09am

A Kent State University senior is hoping to print a fortune as Apple gets ready to launch the iWatch.

Spencer Nicol created WATCHSMITH, a company that uses 3D printers to custom make watchbands with the help of Kent State’s Blackstone LaunchPad.

Watch here as Nicol talks with reporter Shanice Dunning from 19 Action News about his product. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:18pm

Photo of Vivian Goodman“Quick Bites” recognized in radio show category

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 10:15am

As part of Autism Awareness Month in April, Kent State University presents “Living With Autism,” which kicks off with a presentation that will be followed by a fundraiser for student scholarships to benefit Kent State students studying autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The events begin on April 9 at 7 p.m. Faculty, staff, students and the entire community are invited to learn more about autism spectrum disorder and hear real-life experiences from someone who was diagnosed with this “difference” at a young age and has written two books on the topic.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 4:06pm

Hazel and Kamden are in. Waldo and Sherwood are out.

When it comes to naming a baby, 15 names are facing extinction. 

The Independent newspaper in Massillon, Ohio talked with Kent State University Professor Emeritus Jerry Lewis about what is in a name. Lewis shares how society plays a role.

Read more on IndeOnline.com.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 9:09am

The Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center kicks off the 45th Annual May 4 Commemoration by hosting a multimedia presentation by Lauren Onkey, Ph.D., vice president of education and public programs for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, on March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 3:19pm

Kent State University Day at the Cleveland Film Festival is slated for March 26 at Tower City Cinemas in downtown Cleveland. Members of the Kent State community will receive a $2 discount on tickets to any film showing any day of the festival. Kent State alumni, students, faculty and staff should use the code KSU to obtain the special discount. To see the films playing on Kent State Day at the Cleveland Film Festival, visit www.clevelandfilm.org/schedule and select Thursday, March 26.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 1:15pm

What do sleep quality, post-traumatic stress disorder and smoking have in common?

That’s the question on which Celeste Weise, a Kent State University senior psychology and sociology major, presented her research at the university’s second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium held March 11.

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