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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.
by Emily Vincent
April 9, 2014 - 9:24am
Researchers from across the region will converge in Kent to present their latest findings on organic photovoltaic materials for flexible solar cells Kent State University will host its third annual Symposium on Advances in Organic Photovoltaics (OPVs) on April 16 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom on the Kent Campus. 
by Emily Vincent
April 9, 2014 - 9:19am
City Year is proud to partner with Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services to offer two 25 percent tuition scholarships toward 22 undergraduate programs or 24 graduate areas of study. Eligibility:
by Emily Vincent
April 9, 2014 - 8:23am
At approximately 8 p.m. on April 2, Kent State University Police received a report of a single shot fired near Bowman Hall on the university’s Kent Campus. The police immediately advised the university community to shelter in place and provided a description of the suspect.