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by Emily Vincent
April 23, 2014 - 9:03am
C. Owen Lovejoy, Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies at Kent State University, has a long list of achievements and accolades for his contributions to science and to the university. He is adding another prestigious honor to his record.
by Bob Burford
April 21, 2014 - 8:55am
Kent State University was selected to receive $500,000 in state grant funds for expanded co-op and internship programs. The funds are part of a state investment of close to $11 million over the next two years with matching dollars from key industries across the state. The university will use the funds to expand relationships with companies and further support career-related services; create centralized operations to better support decentralized activities; and use best practices to create sustainable programs, support companies, and ensure academic integrity of experiences.
by Bob Burford
April 21, 2014 - 4:58am
New Wheels on Kent State Campus Turn Heads The green flash that you see out of the corner of your eye on the Kent State University campus is not an alien pod or an insect on steroids.
by Bob Burford
April 17, 2014 - 8:49am
An internationally recognized social geographer, a metadata expert and a leading researcher in the science of liquid crystals and nanomaterials received Kent State University’s 2014 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony and reception yesterday on the Kent Campus.
by Emily Vincent
April 17, 2014 - 8:45am
A new PBS series called “Your Inner Fish” includes interviews with anthropology experts from Kent State University. C. Owen Lovejoy, Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies at Kent State, as well as two Ph.D. graduates from Kent State’s School of Biomedical Sciences in the Biological Anthropology Program, Bruce Latimer and William Kimbel, are featured in the third installment of the series airing April 23.
by Bob Burford
April 16, 2014 - 8:40am
Kent State University’s Child Development Center will host its Visitation Day on April 24-25 on the Kent Campus. This year’s theme is “The Great Outdoors: Planning a Nature-based Curriculum With Young Children” and will be highlighted by keynote speaker Rusty Keeler, as well as an introduction to the center’s Outdoor Learning Laboratory.
by Emily Vincent
April 14, 2014 - 9:39am
Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will present the 2014 Symposium on Democracy from April 22-24. The symposium is a three-day event featuring multiple speakers and events.
by Grace Snyder
April 14, 2014 - 9:25am
Brock Bernholtz, Kent State University junior entrepreneurship major, is the CEO and founder of InCheck Services LLC, a drop-off tracking application that allows customers to stay in touch with items that are dropped off for repairs, changes and more. Bernholtz and his two partners wanted to create a mobile application that was universal and could be modified for a company’s particular industry. This one-size-fits-all concept leaves room for growth and opportunity within various and diverse fields.
by Bob Burford
April 11, 2014 - 9:34am
Area healthcare professionals honored for mentoring nursing students

by Emily Vincent
April 10, 2014 - 9:31am
In an effort to promote early childhood literacy, Kent State University has teamed up with the United Way of Portage County on the Big Red Bookshelf project. The project places bookshelves that are built and painted bright red in early childhood education facilities around Portage County.