Daniel Johnston Birthday Event

Kent State University at East Liverpool is hosting a two-day event Jan. 21 and 22 to celebrate the birthday of Daniel Johnston, a musician and artist who once attended the local campus. 

The Friday, January 22 session will consist of a screening of the new short film "Hi, How Are You Daniel Johnston?" along with a discussion on Daniel by Dr. Bob Walker. Dr. Walker is an adjunct Psychology faculty member as well as a local psychologist.

Daniel Johnston Birthday Evening Event

Kent State University at East Liverpool is hosting a two-day event Jan. 21 and 22 to celebrate the birthday of Daniel Johnston, a musician and artist who once attended the local campus. 

The Thursday, January 21 session will consist of a screening of the new short film "Hi, How Are You Daniel Johnston?", along with a discussion on Daniel by Dr. Bob Walker. Dr. Walker is an adjunct Psychology faculty member as well as a local psychologist. This event will also feature Gregg Harding and Dave Morgan who will play a few of Daniel's songs. 

Drones were one of the most popular gifts given during the recent holiday season. As students return to campus this week, possibly with a new drone, the Kent State University Department of Public Safety offers some guidelines to ensure the flying experience is both safe and enjoyable.

AT&T has made a $200,000 contribution to Kent State University’s Research Center for Educational Technology to implement new technology in special education environments with a focus on mobile apps, including those intended to help students learn science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center is dedicated to providing the students, faculty and staff at Kent State University with education, training, support and resources that cater to the gender and sexual minority community and its allies.

Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, presented “Ethnographic Research and the Study of Music” at the College Music Society National Conference (panel on Public Musicology: Preparing Students to Engage beyond Academia) in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Nov. 5, 2015.

Kenneth Burhanna, assistant dean for University Libraries, was appointed Fellow of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Burhanna is one of 28 people selected to serve in the 2016-2017 academic year. The ARL Leadership Fellows program is an executive-level leadership program designed to inspire and develop future leaders of ARL member institutions.

Roman Panchyshyn, University Libraries, authored "Retraining and Reskilling the Technical Services Staff" in Creating the 21st Century Academic Library, Vol. 6, Lanham, Maryland: Bradford Lee Eden, (2016), 55-64.

Peter Kratcoski, Sr., Department of Sociology, Kent State University at Stark, edited “The Relationship of the Informal Economy to Corruption, Fraud and Organized Crime” in Corruption, Fraud, Organized Crime and the Shadow Economy, 1st ed. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group. Maximilian Edelbacher, Peter C. Kratcoski and Bojan Dobovsek (Eds.) (2016).

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