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Profiles of Excellence in Action | 

November 2011

The Kent State School of Music and School of Theatre and Dance present their Fall Opera Scenes titled, Life Lessons, or Opera 101, directed by Eric van Baars and conducted by Kerry Glann at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 and 20, in Wright-Curtis Theatre, Music and Speech Building.

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Welcome to Profiles of Excellence in Action, a monthly e-newsletter showcasing news and events from Kent State University. In this month's issue, read about Kent State being ranked one of the world's top universities by Times Higher Education of London for a second consecutive year, Kent State's Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative winning an American Institute of Architects award for the interior design of its new space, and a Kent State senior who started a clothing company for bodybuilders. Also, watch the video about the new liquid crystal-based technology developed at Kent State and Northeast Ohio Medical University that rapidly detects multiple pathogens in food.

Kent State Rated One of the World’s Top Universities for Second Straight Year by Times Higher Education of London

For the second consecutive year, Times Higher Education, a London-based higher education magazine, has ranked Kent State University as one of the world’s top universities in its annual World University Rankings.

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New Liquid Crystal Based-Technology Announced

Crystal Diagnostics announces its new MultiPath System which, using technology developed at Kent State University and Northeast Ohio Medical University, rapidly detects multiple pathogens in food.

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Kent State Student Starts Clothing Company for Bodybuilders

Kent State University senior Matt Kolic launched Steel Clothing, a fitness and bodybuilding apparel company, in April 2011 and has already seen success. Kolic, 23, is an entrepreneurship major from Canton, Ohio, and expects to graduate from the university in May 2012.

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Kent State’s CUDC Honored with State Design Award

Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, a component of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, was recently presented with an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Ohio Design Award.

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