Rick Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, presented "Mental Maps of Geographical and Cosmological Space: Anuta, Solomon Islands" at the 22nd annual meeting of the New Zealand Studies Association in collaboration with Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland, on July 1, 2016.

Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives, presented "Campus Connections: The Black Campus Movement Project at Kent State" at the Rare Books and Manuscripts (RBMS) Opening Doors to Collaboration, Outreach and Diversity Conference in Coral Gables, Florida, on June 23, 2016.

From its island greenery and beautiful, clear beaches – to its vintage American cars and aged architecture – Havana, Cuba, is a place where few American college students have explored in more than 60 years.

Take a look at some of the ongoing construction projects at the Kent Campus. 

Kent State University's Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon has announced that Jennifer Marcinkiewicz, Ph.D., has been appointed interim director of Kent State’s Center for Teaching and Learning, effective July 11, 2016. She will provide overall leadership for the Center for Teaching and Learning, whose primary mission is to provide opportunities, leadership and support for all faculty to grow in their scholarly and professional endeavors.

In a Columbus ceremony recognizing the best in print and broadcast journalism, WKSU reporters took home eight prizes from Ohio AP media editors (OAPME), including sharing the award for Overall Excellence for radio broadcasters (an award WKSU took home last year as well). The OAPME Awards reflect standout work created in 2015.

Please be aware that Hilltop Drive on the Kent Campus will be closed for several weeks to replace the concrete slab top to the utility tunnel near Cartwright Hall. Hilltop Drive will be closed from July 28 at 8 a.m. through Aug. 25 at 5 p.m.

Staff who have parking permits for this area can park in the R1 Rockwell, R15 Cartwright or R16 White Hall lots during the closure.

For more information, contact the Office of the University Architect at 330-672-3880.

It is summer vacation season again, and e-Inside wants to feature some of your best vacation or staycation photos, including selfies.

Submit your favorite vacation or staycation photos and a brief description to einside@kent.edu by Tuesday, July 26, and depending on the number of entries that we receive, they might be featured in e-Inside. Please use "Summer Vacation Photos" as your email subject line.

Third Friday Out

Coordinated by the Kent State University LGBTQ Student Center. TFO is held every Third Friday of the month at Panini’s restaurant, downtown Kent. TFO is an excellent opportunity to connect, network, and socialize with graduate students, staff, faculty, and the community. All are welcome!!

Location:  Panini's, Downtown Kent