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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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Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:48am

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will host poet Rita Dove as part of the Fourth Annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading. The event is part of the 2014-2015 reading series and will take place on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:32am

Eight Kent State University employees were recipients of the 2014 President’s Excellence Award. Earlier this month, Kent State President Beverly Warren dropped in on the workplaces of each of the recipients to notify them of their honor and present them with a check for $1,000.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:03am

Kent State University has earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management for the seventh consecutive year. 

Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:45am

The Hospitality Management program at Kent State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. This year’s speaker is author Jacob Tomsky of The New York Times bestselling memoir, “Heads in Beds.” 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:15am

Some Kent State University students are interning in other parts of the country, without ever leaving campus.

It is part of a new virtual internship program designed to connect students to companies in far away places, where commuting is not a viable option.

Watch here as reporter Alyssa Raymond from WKYC TV talked with the students about their big city experience and the connections they are making. 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:09am

A Kent State University senior is hoping to print a fortune as Apple gets ready to launch the iWatch.

Spencer Nicol created WATCHSMITH, a company that uses 3D printers to custom make watchbands with the help of Kent State’s Blackstone LaunchPad.

Watch here as Nicol talks with reporter Shanice Dunning from 19 Action News about his product. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 3:18pm

Photo of Vivian Goodman“Quick Bites” recognized in radio show category

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 10:15am

As part of Autism Awareness Month in April, Kent State University presents “Living With Autism,” which kicks off with a presentation that will be followed by a fundraiser for student scholarships to benefit Kent State students studying autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The events begin on April 9 at 7 p.m. Faculty, staff, students and the entire community are invited to learn more about autism spectrum disorder and hear real-life experiences from someone who was diagnosed with this “difference” at a young age and has written two books on the topic.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 4:06pm

Hazel and Kamden are in. Waldo and Sherwood are out.

When it comes to naming a baby, 15 names are facing extinction. 

The Independent newspaper in Massillon, Ohio talked with Kent State University Professor Emeritus Jerry Lewis about what is in a name. Lewis shares how society plays a role.

Read more on IndeOnline.com.

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