Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute® will host a symposium called “Chirality at the Nanoscale” on June 4-5 in the Kent Student Center on the Kent Campus. 
 

2015 Commencement Keynote Speaker Dr. Todd DiaconCommencement ceremonies were held May 8 for the Kent State East Liverpool Campus, during which Dr. Steve Nameth, dean of the Kent State Columbiana County Campuses, presided over the event, along with Dr. Susan Rossi, assistant dean for the East Liverpool Campus.

The Kent Trumbull Theatre will offer a pair of six-week, youth acting workshops beginning May 26 on the campus of Kent State University at Trumbull.
 
The classes, for children ages 8-11 and 12-15, will take place Tuesdays through Thursdays, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and assist young actors in learning how to be more capable and confident performers. Areas of concentration will include improvisation, dance, musical theater, scene work, direction, and performance. Workshops will focus on a different topic each week, culminating in a staged reading at the end of the program.

Fit for Life Summer

Formerly the Faculty/Staff Exercise Program, this workshop is open to Kent State University staff, faculty, students and the public in a supervised exercise setting. The purpose of this exercise program is to improve your fitness and health through knowledge, diet, and exercise, as well as, help reduce the cardiovascular risk factors. Enhance your health and well-being while having fun with your co-workers, family members, and friends. 

Fit for Life Summer

Formerly the Faculty/Staff Exercise Program, this workshop is open to Kent State University staff, faculty, students and the public in a supervised exercise setting. The purpose of this exercise program is to improve your fitness and health through knowledge, diet, and exercise, as well as, help reduce the cardiovascular risk factors. Enhance your health and well-being while having fun with your co-workers, family members, and friends. 

Fit for Life Summer

Formerly the Faculty/Staff Exercise Program, this workshop is open to Kent State University staff, faculty, students and the public in a supervised exercise setting. The purpose of this exercise program is to improve your fitness and health through knowledge, diet, and exercise, as well as, help reduce the cardiovascular risk factors. Enhance your health and well-being while having fun with your co-workers, family members, and friends. 

Photo of Min-Ho KimThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Kent State University’s Min-Ho Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, a $1,842,350 five-year grant. The grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research is to develop “nanobombs,” a nanotechnology-based therapeutic platform that can treat biofilm infection in chronic wounds. 

The semester ended on a high note for Kent State University’s contemporary a cappella singing group.

Dressed in their blue and gold, the Kent Clarks recently shared their talent on the plaza of NBC’s “Today Show.”

The Kent State University Press received a 2015 PROSE Award in the Single Volume – Humanities & Social Sciences category for “Wearable Prints, 1760-1860: History, Materials, and Mechanics” by Susan W. Greene. Sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, the PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals and electronic content in more than 40 categories.

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