Kent State University will hold its 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees has elected Beverly J. Warren, Ed.D., Ph.D., FACSM, currently provost and senior vice president of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), as its next university president at a special board meeting held Jan. 8, 2014. Warren will begin serving as Kent State’s 12th president on July 1, 2014. She will succeed retiring President Lester A. Lefton, who has served as Kent State's chief executive officer since July 1, 2006.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Rockwell Hall Atrium on the Kent Campus.
The purpose of the special meeting will be to consider matters related to the employment of a public employee or official.
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Scholar of the Month
Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Regional College Kent State University at Trumbull
Hai Dinh is an associate professor of mathematical sciences at Kent State University at Trumbull. His research interests include Algebraic Coding Theory and Ring and Module Theory.
A new book co-authored by Kent State University researcher Phillip D. Rumrill Jr., Ph.D., advises the “sandwich generation” of adults who care for both children and aging family members on how to manage stress, avoid burnout and find resources for help.
Kent State University Libraries held its Stress-Free Zone event on Monday, Dec. 9, and Tuesday, Dec. 10, on the first floor of the University Library. The Stress-Free Zone offered the opportunity for a study break for students and an avenue to reduce stress for faculty and staff members as the fall semester comes to an end.
Pet therapy dogs returned this year to help ease the stress of finals week. There was free popcorn and beverages for all.
Technology that gives groups of people a united voice to communicate by harnessing their collective intelligence is one step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Innovation Fund.
Bob Burford, marketing/external relations coordinator with University Communications and Marketing, and weekend announcer at WKSU, writes about his fascination with “A Christmas Carol” movies.