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Monday, July 22, 2013 - 11:13am
Kent State student Zoë Burch poses with her parents, Michele and Daniel Burch. Zoë received certificates from the Kent State Police Department and Ohio Homeland Security for reporting a potential threat she saw online. The threat was confirmed, and the su

Take the Internet seriously. As crazy as that sounds, if a threat is made and feels real, report it. That’s the advice Kent State University student Zoë Burch offers as she reflects on her experience.

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Ran R. Barniv
Professor of Accounting
College of Business Administration
1990-present

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 12:00am

This spring, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication recognized more than 40 students for earning national awards in journalism and communication competitionsThe School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the H

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Timothy V. Rasinski
Professor of Literacy Education
College of Education, Health and Human Services
1988-present

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State University held its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 2-5, 2013. The annual commemoration provides an avenue for the university community to come together to remember those lost and injured during the tragedy and also to reflect on the meaning of May 4 for today.

Screening of May 4th Voices
A preview of the video production May 4th Voices was held May 2 at the Kent Stage in downtown Kent. The production premiered on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1) on May 3.

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Christopher P. Banks
Associate Professor of Political Science
College of Arts and Sciences
2006-present

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:00am

PBS news anchor Gwen Ifill will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative events beginning Friday, May 3.

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:00am

Film director and producer Oliver Stone will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative events beginning Friday, May 3.

Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9:38am

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins visits Kent State University on Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom as part of the Wick Poetry Center’s annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading is free and open to the public.

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 11:12am

Kent State University is now accepting applications for a federally funded scholarship program that encourages careers in the sciences. The university’s Scholarships for Broadening Participation in the Sciences will annually provide 21 undergraduate scholarships, averaging $5,000 each, to promising science students.

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