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Flowers in full bloom in the Murin Gardens near the Kent State Library.
Flowers in full bloom in the Murin Gardens near the Kent State Library.

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 1:35pm

E. Timothy (Tim) Moore, assistant dean emeritus in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor emeritus in the Department of Pan-African Studies, has been awarded the university’s 2015 Diversity Trailblazer Award. The annual Diversity Trailblazer Award recognizes diversity pioneers associated with Kent State.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:31pm

Photo of Eric ShookResearchers at Kent State University have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study what social media activity on Twitter reveals about perceptions of last October’s Ebola scare and how perceptions influenced behavior. What the researchers learn will help inform public health officials in responding to future threats.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:30pm

Photo of Amanda GoodwinAmanda Goodwin of Akron, Ohio, is no stranger to adversity. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with a progressive liver disease that would eventually require a liver transplant.

In May 2010, she had completed almost three years of nursing school and was doing really well when doctors discovered a tumor and said it was time for a transplant.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:07am

Brianna Ali Arko uses princess magic to turn frowns upside down for children battling cancer.

Ali Arko is in the pre-medicine program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She volunteers for a non-profit group called, A Special Wish Foundation Inc., Cleveland Chapter.

WKYC TV followed Ali Arko as she visited University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals in Cleveland.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:55am

Kent State University held its 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at the event.

 

 

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:34am

John DunloskyKent State University Psychology Professor John Dunlosky will participate in the White House Workshop on Bridging Neuroscience and Learning on Friday, Jan. 23, in Washington D.C.

Dunlosky will provide expert input about the current state of research relevant to neuroscience-based interventions for improving education.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 11:34am

Kent State University will be closed Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes, and offices will be closed.

View the MLK Commemorative Events Schedule

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 9:48am

It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student.

Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of Communication and Information at Kent State.

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