College of Arts & Sciences News

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 10:44am
The Jewish Studies Program and Department of History present "The Incremental Road to Auschwitz," a lunch and learn with Richard Steigmann-Gall, PhD.  Weds, Feb 20 2013 12:30-1:30pm KSU Student Center Room 313 Dr. Steigmann-Gall will investigate the ways in which the Nazis buil...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 3:35pm
For Brian Lutz, Ph.D., a native of Lordstown, Ohio, what started out as a curiosity while working on his family farm has led him to where he is now: asking critical research questions on fracking and shale gas issues that can affect millions of people in his home state. 
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 11:00am
The Wick Poetry Center is pleased to host Heather Kirn Lanier and Lisa Ampleman, winners of the 2010 Wick Chapbook Competition for Ohio Poets. The reading will take place on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. in room 306 ABC of the Kent Student Center. The reading is free and ope...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:55am
The College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council requests nominations from students for the 44th annual Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teacher Award and the 3rd annual Arts and Sciences Distinguished Advisor Award. Nominations can be made by any undergraduate or graduat...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 3:35pm
Kent State University presents its third annual Spirit of Women in Business Conference on Wednesday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kent Student Center. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Enlightened Woman.” Students, professionals and seasoned business veterans a...
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:22am
The Wick Poetry Center’s annual reading series resumes with two notable poets, Lisa Ampleman and Heather Kirn Lanier, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.  “It is always a really nice opportunity for students to...
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:17am
Beneath the surface, at the cellular and molecular levels of our brains, neurobiological mechanisms control our emotions.  To better understand those neurobiological mechanisms, Kent State Assistant Professor of Psychology Aaron Jasnow studies mice to examine the role of particu...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 4:42pm
Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel will speak at Kent State University in April as part of the university's Presidential Speaker Series. Wiesel, a Boston University professor, will speak...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 4:49pm
Dr. Fabrizio Ricciardelli, the new director of KSU's Florence program, is scheduled to give a talk on Wednesday, February 6, from 4 pm to 5:30 pm in Bowman Lecture Hall 137 on the following topic: 'The Emotional Language of Justice in Renaissance Italy'
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 3:35pm
Students everywhere, put down those highlighters and pick up some flash cards! Some of the most popular study strategies – such as highlighting and even rereading – do not show much promise for improving student learning, according to a new report authored in part by two Kent Sta...

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