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Change is in Their Hands

Congress (South Africa). The “Equalizers” fighting for equal education rebuild democratic participation in South African’s school student movement as they prepare for and attend their second congress. Light refreshments are included. FREE and open to the public. FLASHPERKS are available for students. 

Location: Reading Room, 200 White Hall 


Research Opportunities at the Primate Research Institute at Kyoto University

A five-year Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed between the Primate Research Institute (PRI) of Kyoto University and the Anthropology Department and the School of Biomedical Sciences at Kent State University. The MOU lays the foundation for collaborations in neuroscience, morphology, genetics, behavior and ecology of primates. Two students, Emily Munger & Cody Ruiz, received NSF-EAPSI fellowships to conduct research at the PRI in 2015 and 2016. They will discuss their experiences. 

Location: Business Administration Building, Room 117 



Ase Workshop

Asé Xpressions will be teaching a dance to a song named Kukere to the people who are involved in International Education week. After everyone has learned the dance, they will present what they've learned to the audience. 

Location: Student Center Room 308 


Fashions of Southern Africa

The exhibition, Fashions of Southern Africa, brings together the work of fashion designers currently active in South Africa and Namibia to showcase the ways that people in southern Africa dress, make clothes and think about fashion. The exhibition looks beyond a simple binary between “western fashion” and traditional African dress to see that there is original distinctive fashion in Africa. General Admission: $5.00 

Please visit the Fashion Museums website for further details on hours of operation and admission.

Northeast Ohio Regional GIS Day

From tweets to fitbits and from disasters and disease, geospatial technologies are helping us become better informed about our environment and make better decisions in our lives and in our communities. Come hear about the exciting ways these technologies are impacting Northeast Ohio and the world, as well as about opportunities for careers in this growing field. *(Geographic Information Systems) 

Location: Kent State Ballroom 


The Suburbanite Article

By Suburbanite Staff Report

Three local colleges and universities were among the seven from around Ohio which shared $150,000 in Dominion Higher Education Grants.

Stark State College received $30,000, while Kent State University at Stark and The University of Akron received $25,000. The grants will go toward students in a variety of energy and environmental-focused science, math and technology programs.

November 2, 2016

Kent State University's Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Diacon today announced the search for the next dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Details on the search are available at