A new educational Makerspace will be created in the Kent State University at Tuscarawas library utilizing a $23,996 grant received from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences’ Science and Technology Act (LSTA). The university will cost match the grant with $8000.

The Makerspace will provide equipment and materials to be utilized by students and community members to pursue entrepreneurial projects, bringing ideas and innovations to life.

Kent State University at Stark is proud to host the Gallery 6000 exhibit, entitled Six at 6000. The exhibit, which is open to the public, is on display through March 27 in the Conference Center Dining Room, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. Viewing hours (weekdays only) may vary depending upon other events scheduled in the Dining Room. Visitors to the exhibit should call 330-244-3300 in advance to confirm available viewing time.

In observation of Black History Month, Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present the film, Freedom Summer, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Founders Hall Auditorium. Sponsored by the Diversity Advisory Committee, admission to the film is free and open to the public. This PBS American Experience Film focuses on the 10 weeks of history changing events in Mississippi during the summer of 1964.

Kent State Analysis group to host Informal Analysis Seminar in March 2015

Featured Speakers are Alexandre Eremenko, Purdue University, and Grigoris Paouris, Texas A&M University. Each speaker will give a four hour lecture series that is accessible to graduate students specializing in analysis.