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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:07am
Steven R. Brown, Professor Emeritus, Evaluation and Measurement, presented “Subjectivity in the Social Sciences” at the 13th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in Granada, Spain, on July 27, 2018.
Posted: Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:49am
Virginia Dressler, University Libraries, presented “Moving Towards Compliance: Small Steps for Project Managers to Incorporate Accessibility Standards and Practices Into Existing Digital Production Workflows” at the Digital Conversion Interest Group (ALCTS PARS), American Library Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 23, 2018.  
Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:31am
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, was named as one of the 25 Fellows for the Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) Leadership & Career Development Program's 2018-19 cohort on May 4, 2018. The yearlong program prepares librarians from underrepresented groups to take on leadership roles in their careers and professions.
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 3:30pm
Alfred Guiffrida, Management and Information Systems, presented “A Research Agenda for the Supply Chain Last Mile Delivery Problem” at the 2018 Annual MBAA International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, on April 18, 2018.   Summary: Guiffrida chaired a research panel on supply chain last mile delivery.
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:58am
Pamela Evans, Ph.D., College of Architecture and Environmental Design, earned the 2018 Educator of the Year award from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). The IIDA Educator of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates a full-time design educator for outstanding accomplishments and commitment to interior design education. The award includes a $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by Milliken.
Posted: Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:09am
Virginia Dressler, University Libraries, presented “Preserving the Full Historic Record in Holistic Newspaper Digital Preservation: From the Backend to the Front” at the 2018 IFLA International News Media Conference in Gainesville, Florida, on April 19, 2018.
Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 12:20pm
Virginia Dressler and Cindy Kristof, University Libraries, presented “The Right to be Forgotten and Digital Collections: Surveying Practice and Policy at ARL Member Institutions” at the Information Freedom, Ethics and Integrity, NISO Virtual Conference on April 18, 2018.
Posted: Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:34am
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, presented “Archives of Change” at the National Forum on Ethics in Web Archiving in New York on March 23, 2018.
Posted: Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:32am
Haithem Zourrig, assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Kent State University at Stark, has received a Best Paper Award in the “Global and Cross-Cultural Marketing” track, from the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators (ACME) during its conference on March 7-10, 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The paper is titled “Changes in Refugees’ Consumption Patterns and Well-Being: A Theoretical Framework and Implications for Service Providers."
Posted: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:40am
Robin Vande Zande, School of Art, received three National Art Education Awards from the National Art Education Association (NAEA) for outstanding achievement in the field of art and design education.  
Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:25pm
Haithem Zourrig, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Kent State Stark, presented “A Value-based Pricing Simulation Game for Entrepreneurship and Business Students” at the 45th Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators (ACME) conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on March 7, 2018.
Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:23pm
Trevor Watkins, University Libraries, presented “The Industrial Robot and Software Development Lifecycle: A Framework for Designing, Building, and Programming for Industrial Robot Integration” during Saudi Arabia’s Alfaisal University's College of Engineering Webinar Series on March 13, 2018.
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 11:25am
David Kaplan, Ph.D., Department of Geography, was elected vice president of the American Association of Geographers for 2018-2019. Dr. Kaplan, an American Geographical Society (AGS) councilor and editor of the society’s flagship Geographical Review journal, will automatically be elected as president for the 2019-2020 term, which will be followed by another term as past president in 2020-2021. He will succeed Dr. Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach of the University of Texas-Austin.
Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:38am
Veronica Cook-Euell, supplier diversity manager, is the recipient of the National Association of Educational Procurement, (NAEP) Professional Perspective Award. This award is given to the author(s) who contributed the highest-rated and most well-received article from the past year’s issues of the Educational Procurement Journal. Ms. Cook-Euell’s winning article “10 Steps to Successful Advocacy in Supplier Diversity” was featured in the journal’s spring 2017 issue.
Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:11am
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, chaired and moderated a session on "ASAO Histories" at the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Feb. 1, 2018.
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 2:16pm
Kenneth Cushner, professor emeritus, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, served as intercultural specialist for the fall 2017 voyage around the world, “Semester at Sea.” He visited 10 countries (Germany, Spain, Ghana, South Africa, India, Myanmar, Vietnam, China, Japan and USA) on four continents over four months.
Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:17pm
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, and Gina Zavota, Department of Philosophy, presented “Behaviorist Ethics in Polynesia” at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2017.
Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 2:53pm
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, participated in a series of leadership meetings of the American Anthropological Association, the world's largest society of anthropologists from Nov. 28-Dec. 3, 2017, in Washington, D.C. These included meetings of the AAA Executive Board and the Association Operations Committee. Dr. Feinberg chaired meetings of the AAA's Section Assembly and Section Assembly Executive Committee as well as one academic session.  
Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 2:51pm
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives, presented “Project STAND: A Collaborative Initiative to Highlight Acts of Social Justice Thru Archives” at the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) in Columbus, Ohio, on Oct. 27, 2017.
Posted: Friday, December 8, 2017 - 11:44am
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives, presented “Post Trauma: Archiving Black Pain in a White Space” at the Arizona Historical Society Symposium titled “Decolonizing Archives” in Tuscon, Arizona, on Oct. 22, 2017.
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:47am
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives; Elizabeth Smith-Pryor, Department of History; and Jacky Johnson presented “WOKE Since 1960s: How Student Activism Has Shaped the Nation” at the 102nd annual meeting and conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Sept. 27, 2017.
Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 9:17am
Virginia Dressler, University Libraries, presented “Adapting Digital Collection Interface for Special Collections and Archives Collections and Improving Workflow” at the Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting 2017 in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30, 2017.  
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 9:23am
Jeanne R. Smith, director of the Kent State University Writing Commons, traveled with Writing Commons’ tutors from a variety of academic disciplines to make presentations at the International Writing Centers Association’s annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, from Nov. 10-13, 2017. This year's conference theme was “Tutor, Writer, Director, Spy.”
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 9:19am
Virginia Dressler and Cindy Kristof, University Libraries, presented “The Right to be Forgotten in Digital Collections: A Survey of Practice and Policy at ARL Institutions” at the Digital Library Federation Forum 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 24, 2017.
Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:47am
Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, and James M. M. Good, Durham University, U.K., presented Advanced Workshop on Q Methodology at the 33rd annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sept. 6, 2017.
Posted: Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:19am
Martin Jencius, School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences; Eric Baltrinic, Winona State University, Wisconsin; and Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, presented “The Successes and Challenges of Implementing Teacher Leadership after Study Abroad” at the 33rd annual conference of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sept. 10, 2017.
Posted: Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:18am
Peggy Nzomo, Ph.D., University Libraries, presented “Information Literacy Divide: The Language Factor” at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)/World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Wroclaw, Poland, on Sept. 22, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:21am
Trevor Watkins, University Libraries, Cameron Hughes and Tracey Hughes, presented “A Little Artificial Intelligence Help With Syslog” at the Ohio Linuxfest 2017 in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 30.
Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:20am
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, presented “Cross-Cultural Fieldwork: The Heart of Anthropological Research” at Field Research in Anthropology: Unity and Diversity, sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Androgagy, Palacky University in Olomouc, Moravia, Czech Republic, on Oct. 3, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Denise A. Seachrist, Kent State University at Stark, presented “Auctioning Off History: Twenty Years Following the Sad Demise of the Snow Hill Cloister” at the Communal Studies Association Annual Conference in Zoar, Ohio, on Oct. 6, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:59am
Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement; Amanda Wolf, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand; and James Rhoads, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, presented “An Abductory Examination of Abduction” at the 33rd annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sept. 9, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:45am
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, gave the keynote address “Yone Noguchi, Ezra Pound and Imagism” for the annual conference of the Yone Noguchi Society at International Christian University in Tokyo on July 1, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 11:45am
Peggy Nzomo, Ph.D, University Libraries, presented “Defining Multilingual Information Literacy (MLIL) in the Workplace: Implications for Academic Libraries in the U.S. and Canada” at the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in Saint Malo, France, on Sept. 18, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:07am
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives, was part of a group that presented “Preserving the Spark: Challenges in Archiving Activist Movements” at the Society of American Archivists’ annual conference in Portland, Oregon, on July 28, 2017.
Posted: Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:06am
Yanhai Du, College of Aeronautics and Engineering, has the following patents.
Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:46am
Each year, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 25 exemplary professionals in these fields. The 2017-2018 class of education role models were selected by DesignIntelligence staff with extensive input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads, and students. Educators and administrators from each of the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture are considered for inclusion.
Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:45am
Yosh Hakutani, Ph.D., Department of English, organized and chaired a session, “Lynching and Modern American Fiction,” and presented “The Genesis of the Chicago Renaissance: The Wright-Dreiser Tradition” at the American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 25-28, 2017.
Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:17am
The Peace, War and Social Conflict Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) presented Patrick G. Coy, Ph.D., professor and director of Kent State's new School of Peace and Conflict Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a career award: the Robin M. Williams Jr. Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scholarship, Teaching and Service in the areas of peace, war and social conflict.
Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:48am
Congratulations to the following non-tenure track faculty members receiving promotion.
Posted: Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:22am
Congratulations to the following tenured faculty members who are receiving promotion.
Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:27am
Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving tenure.
Posted: Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:26am
Paul Creed III, Office of Continuing and Distance Education, presented “Blue @ Kent State University: The Story of Flash Survey” at the Blue Americas 2017 Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, on Aug. 3, 2017. The presentation focused on the use of eXplorance's Blue course evaluation software to administer Flash Survey, the marketing term for the online administration of the student survey of instruction at Kent State.
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:52am
Haithem Zourrig, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and Joe Cosentino, undergraduate student at Kent State Stark, have received a Best Paper Award in the “Multicultural Issues track,” discerned by the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) at the 24th annual ASBBS conference meeting held in March 23-25, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:51am
Gregory King and Megan Young, School of Theatre and Dance, presented "Cloud of Whiteness" at the Spaces Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 5, 2017.  
Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:49am
Kendra Albright, Ph.D., Meghan Harper, Ph.D, and Athena Salaba, Ph.D., School of Information, were elected to serve on standing committees and sections of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) for the term 2017-2021.
Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:48am
Peter C. Kratcoski Sr., Department of Sociology and Criminology at Kent State University at Stark, delivered a presentation titled “Offender-victim Relationships for Crimes Against Older Persons” at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 22, 2017. His co-presenter was Max Edelbacher.
Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:54pm
Gregory King, School of Theatre and Dance, led a masterclass at Onyx Production, a dance and theatre company in Columbus, Ohio, on May 13, 2017. King’s high-energy class fused some of the main principles of Horton, ballet and other contemporary forms.
Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:53pm
Three LaunchNET Kent State employees and one student client presented at the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Ed on June 12-14 in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:34am
Peter C. Kratcoski Sr., Department of Sociology at Kent State University at Stark, delivered the presentation “Gerontological Criminology (Gero-Crimology): Crime Policy and Legislation” at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 23, 2017.
Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:33am
Christine A. Hudak, Ph.D., School of Information, was featured in the “Meet an Expert” section of the February 2017 HIMSS Information Xchange e-newsletter. The article focuses on her role as editor of The HIMSS HIT Dictionary, Fourth Edition, which was released earlier this year. 
Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:34pm
Emad Khazraee, Ph.D., School of Information, was interviewed and quoted in an article published by Harvard’s NiemanLab about the use of messaging apps to circumvent censorship.
Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:34pm
Christine A. Hudak, Ph.D, School of Information, has been named assistant editor of the Online Learning Consortium’s premier journal, Online Learning (OLJ). 
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 - 9:27am
Mary Anne Nichols, M.L.S., School of Information, was appointed to the YALSA Midwinter Paper Presentation Planning Committee (2017-2018). 
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 - 9:27am
Haithem Zourrig, Ph.D., Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Kent State University at Stark, and his co-presenters received a Best Paper Award in Global and Cross-cultural Marketing Track at the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators conference, March 8-11, 2017. The paper is titled “The Perceived Deceptiveness of Insurance Fraud: A Cross-cultural Perspective on Information Manipulation Theory.”
Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 3:50pm
Belinda Boon, Ph.D., School of Information, presented a session titled “Online Learning is for EVERYONE: Using Universal Design Principles to Develop Accessible Online Learning Content” at the Lilly Conference for Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 5, 2017.
Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 3:50pm
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Information, presented the keynote address, “Visual Representations of Knowledge Structures,” at World IA Day at Kent State University on Feb. 18, 2017.
Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:54am
Haithem Zourrig, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Kent State University at Stark, received the 2017 McGraw-Hill Education Distinguished Award at the 44th annual meeting of the Federation of Business Disciplines held in Little Rock, Arkansas, from March 8-11, 2017.
Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017 - 9:54am
Rebecca Meehan, Ph.D., School of Information, presented a poster titled “Continued Access to Hospital Patient Health Record Data in Long-Term Care” at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Feb. 21, 2017.
Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:57pm
Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., School of Information, co-presented a session titled “Promoting Neutrality or Privilege? Academic Libraries and Critical Librarianship” at the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) annual conference in Wilmington, Ohio, on Oct. 28, 2016. 
Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:56pm
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Information, was co-presenter and facilitator of a half-day workshop titled “Building Curriculum for Linked Data Education” on Oct. 15, 2016, at the DCMI International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:10pm
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, co-authored a poster titled “Representation of Kanaka Maoli (Hawai’ian) Culture: A Case of Hula Dance,” which was presented on Oct. 17, 2016, at the President’s Reception and Poster Session of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) annual conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:09pm
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, co-presented a session titled “Competency-Based Discovery for Learning Linked Data,” Special Session #5, on Oct. 14, 2016, at the DCMI International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:10pm
Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, co-presented (with Kara Reuter) “Real World Assessment: Using Data to Evaluate Library Products and Services” at the Ohio Library Council annual conference on Sept. 29, 2016, in Sandusky, Ohio.
Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:10pm
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, was invited to become an associate member of the Caucasus Research Resource Centers’ Network of Researchers in Social Sciences (http://www.crrccenters.org).
Posted: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
Richard Feinberg, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, delivered a presentation titled “Behaviorist Ethics in Polynesia: Anuta, Solomon Islands” at the Central States Anthropological Society in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 8, 2017. In addition to this paper, Feinberg was a presenter in a roundtable dealing with ethical conundrums in anthropology, chaired a session on gender and performance, served as discussant on a panel dealing with the globalization of food, contributed to the society’s Executive Board meeting and reported to its business meeting on developments at the national level in the American Anthropological Association.
Posted: Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:55am
Belinda Boon, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented a session titled “Online Learning is for EVERYONE: Using Universal Design Principles to Develop Accessible Online Learning Content” at the Lilly Conference for Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 5, 2017. 
Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:34am
Athena Salaba, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented a poster titled “User Testing of Prototype Systems in Two Different Environments: Preliminary Results” at the 18th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2016, Tsukuba, Japan, Dec. 7-9, 2016. (Co-authors: Tanja Merčun and School of Library and Information Science alumna Maja Žumer, M.L.S. ’93.) 
Posted: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:45am
Rebecca Meehan, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, delivered a poster presentation titled “Developing Standards for Usability in Electronic Health Records: Challenges and Opportunities” at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) annual meeting in Chicago on Nov. 15, 2016. (Authors: Mitra A. Rocca, Rebecca Meehan, John Ritter, Gary Dickinson, Kandace Kelly, Lauralee Barrett, Ethan Budreau, Constance Johnson.)
Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:26pm
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, co-presented (with Jian Qin, Ph.D., Syracuse University) a paper titled “Linking Bioinformatics Research Data and Publications Through Metadata and Knowledge Organization Systems,” on Oct. 15, 2016, at the 16th European Networked Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop at the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Copenhagen, Denmark.  
Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 3:56pm
Feng-Ru Sheu, Ph.D., University Libraries, and Yin Zhang, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, (along with a visiting scholar) won the 2017 ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition at the ALISE Annual Conference with their research paper “Understanding Twitter Use by Major LIS Professional Organisations in the U.S.”
Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented “A Conversation on Critical Librarianship and Privilege” at the Ohio Library Council annual conference on Sept. 29, 2016, in Sandusky, Ohio.
Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:26pm
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, was co-organizer of a panel titled “Crowdsourcing approaches for knowledge organization systems: Crowd collaboration or crowd work” on Oct. 18, 2016, at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) annual conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Co-organizers and presenters: Maayan Zhitomirsky-Geffet, Bar-Ilan University, Israel; Timothy Bowman, University of Turku, Finland; Juho Hamari, University of Tampere, Finland; Julia Bullard, The University of Texas at Austin; Barbara H. Kwasnik, Syracuse University.)
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 10:54am
Richard Feinberg, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, served as commentator on “ASAO Histories” during the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania’s meeting held Feb. 20, 2017, in Lihu’e, Hawaii. On the 50th anniversary of its founding, the association is compiling a history of the association. Several long-term association members presented formal papers. Feinberg’s role was to offer critical commentary, add missing pieces and correct errors, based on his four decades of experience, including many years in a variety of leadership positions. This past year, Feinberg was elected to the status of Honorary Fellow. At the 2017 meeting, he was formally honored by the association and assumed his new position.
Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:33pm
Marianne Martens, Ph.D., School of Library and information Science, presented a paper titled “Subversively addressing information poverty: Alma Flor Ada, social justice, and the quest for bilingual books in America 1970-2014” as part of a panel called “Dismantling Information Poverty in Cultural Production for Young People,” on Oct. 17, 2016, at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) annual conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. 
Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 3:28pm
Haithem Zourrig, assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Kent State Stark, and his co-author Mengxia Zhang, professor of marketing at University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China, have received a Best Paper Award in Cross-cultural and Global Marketing Track, at the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) conference Nov. 2-5, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:32pm
Catherine L. Smith, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, and Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, led a roundtable discussion on “Search expertise in student library workers: Making complex information systems more useable” at the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) annual conference in Wilmington, Ohio, on Oct. 28, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 4:31pm
Ben Woods, School of Library and Information Science, delivered a keynote address on “Designing the Future of Libraries with UX” at a preconference workshop of the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) annual conference in Wilmington, Ohio, on Oct. 27, 2016. 
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, co-presented (with Kara Reuter) “Real World Assessment: Using Data to Evaluate Library Products and Services” at the Ohio Library Council annual conference on Sept. 29, 2016, in Sandusky, Ohio.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:01pm
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, was invited to become an associate member of the Caucasus Research Resource Centers’ Network of Researchers in Social Sciences (www.crrccenters.org).
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017 - 10:27am
Michelle Baldini, M.L.S., School of Library and Information Science, and Meghan Harper, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented a session titled “Pop Up the Learning!” on Oct. 13, 2016, at the Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) annual conference in Columbus.
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017 - 9:57am
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, served as moderator of a session titled “Linked Data for Data Integration and Curation,” Session 3, on Oct. 14, 2016, at the DCMI International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:32pm
Meghan Harper, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented a session titled “Helping Students Who Hurt in the School Library” on Oct. 13, 2016, at the Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) annual conference in Columbus.
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:32pm
Mary Anne Nichols, M.L.S., presented a session titled “Trendspotting: What’s Trending in Teen Literature” on Oct. 14, 2016, at the Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) annual conference in Columbus.
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:30pm
Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., served as a panelist for a presentation titled “Evaluations and Annual Reviews” at the Ohio Library Council annual conference on Sept. 29, 2016, in Sandusky, Ohio.
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:29pm
A presentation by Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, "Participatory Knowledge Representation and Organization Systems" at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science
Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:21pm
A presentation by Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, "Participatory Knowledge Representation and Organization Systems" at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:09pm
Rick Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, participated in several meetings associated with the American Anthropological Association. Heparticipated in the association’s Section Assembly and Section Assembly Executive Committee meetings, the Association Operations Committee meeting, two meetings of the national association’s executive board and the national business meeting.
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:09pm
Emad Khazraee, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, organized and supervised a team of international scholars to travel to Afghanistan (April 13-May 4, 2016) to train the staff of the National Archive of Afghanistan in preservation and cataloging of manuscripts. The project was funded by The Islamic Manuscript Association at University of Cambridge, UK, and Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at University of Maryland.
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:08pm
Marianne Martens, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented "The Language of Betrayal: Ownership, Power and Control of J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore Website" at the Society for the History of Authorship Reading and Publishing (SHARP) conference in Paris in July 2016. 
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:34pm
Rebecca Meehan, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, and alumna Julaine Clunis, M.L.I.S. ’16, are co-authors (with J. Kawalec, B. Caldwell, D. Putnam) of a poster titled “EHR Preparedness Among New Podiatric Residents: National Survey of Podiatric Residency Directors,” presented to the American Podiatric Medical Association, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in July 2016.
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, served on a panel (with I. Vamanu, T. Gorichinaz, and A. Suorsa) titled "Phenomenology in Library and Information Science: Studying Information Experiences" at the Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS) in June 2016 in Uppsala, Sweden.
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:31pm
Christopher Dum, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, was recently featured on NPR's Marketplace, speaking with Kai Ryssdal about his new book "Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel" (Columbia University Press).
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:29pm
Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, and graduate students Raffaele Zanoli, Simona Naspetti and Serena Mandores, from Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, presented “A Priori Groups Versus Operant Categories” at the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Sept. 11, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:47pm
E. Thomas Dowd, Department of Psychological Sciences, was elected fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in New York, New York, on Oct. 28, 2016. 
Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:46pm
Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, presented “Personal History and Political Style” at the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Sept. 9, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, received a fellowship (about $2,000) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST), to attend the Summer Research Institute for the Science of Socio-Technical Systems, June 27–July 1, 2016, in Stevenson, Washington.
Posted: Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:06am
Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, and James Good, University of Durham (UK), presented “Moving Beyond the Qualitative-Quantitative Binary: Q Methodology's Emancipatory Potential for a Transformative Applied Social Science” at the Mixed Methods International Research Association at Durham University in the United Kingdom on Aug. 4, 2016.
Posted: Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:05am
Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, has been named to the board of the International Committee on Training of Personnel (ICTOP) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). ICTOP addresses the professional development of museums and heritage and the educational preparation of professionals working around the world.
Posted: Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:04am
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, was elected to serve as a member of the Kent State University Citation and Recognition Committee in the 2016-2019 academic year.
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:46am
Peggy Nzomo, University Libraries, is the 2016 recipient of the American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Committee’s “Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund.” She received this award at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress held Aug. 13-19 in Columbus, Ohio. 
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:45am
Rebecca Meehan, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented a poster titled “Considerations of Health Information Exchange Use for Long Term Care Participation in Accountable Care Organizations,” at the American Health and Information Management Association LTPAC Summit, in Reston, Virginia, in June 2016.
Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:18pm
Mamoun Alzoubi, Department of English, presented a paper, “Richard Wright and Transnationalism: A Reading of Pagan Spain,” at the American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016, in San Francisco, California.
Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 4:39pm
Jennifer O’Connell and Stephanie Orwick, both from the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services, along with Alicia Robinson, Women’s Center, gave a presentation at the ATIXA/SCOPE Joint National Conference on Oct. 6, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016 - 4:34pm
Alicia Robinson, Women’s Center, facilitated a workshop called “Lighting a Legacy: Gaining the Tools to Light the Flame in the Next Generation of Young Girls” at the Black Women and Girls Symposium: Producers of Knowledge and Agents of Change on Sept. 9, 2016, in Providence, Rhode Island.
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:09pm
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, presented “Richard Wright’s Achievement of Solace, Eastern Poetics, and African Philosophy” at the College Language Association Annual Convention on April 6-9, 2016, in Houston, Texas. 
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:08pm
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, organized and chaired a session, “The Chicago Renaissance: The Postmodern and Postcolonial Development,” at the American Literature Association Conference on May 26-29, 2016, in San Francisco, California.
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:07pm
Paul Sherman, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, delivered a presentation titled “User Onboarding: Patterns and Anti-Patterns Explored” at the June 23 UXPA Cleveland meeting.
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:32am
Emad Khazraee, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, delivered a lecture titled "Basic Concepts from Actor-Network Theory and Controversy Mapping" in a workshop introducing sociotechnical theories at the iConference in Philadelphia in March 2016.
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:31am
Paul Sherman, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, delivered a presentation titled "The Unicorn is Dead: Soft Skills Trump Coding Skills" on June 16, 2016, at the EvolveUX Conference in San Francisco, California.
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:30am
Jennifer Kramer, College of Communication and Information, has been named a recipient of the “30 for the Future” award by the Greater Akron Chamber. The award honors young professionals, between ages 25-39, for their stellar contributions that impact their industries in the Greater Akron region.
Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:39am
Kent State University College of Nursing research faculty members Pamela Stephenson, Ph.D., RN, AOCNS, Dana Hansen, Ph.D., ACHPN, APRN, and Denice Sheehan, Ph.D. MSN, RN, presented their palliative care research findings at Hospice of the Western Reserve's annual conference “Telling the Stories: The Deeper Voice of Hospice” on Friday, Sept. 16.
Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:38am
Marianne Martens, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, chaired the 2017 Notable Children's Recordings Committee for the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). 
Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:46am
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, was the invited keynote speaker at the 104th Academic Year Union Conference of the Academic Library Directors held on May 5 and 6 at National United University at Miaoli, Taiwan.
Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:44am
Christine Hudak, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, gave an invited presentation titled “Action Research: What Is It and How Do I Do It?” at the 12th Annual Nursing Research Conference sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic in May 2016.
Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 9:30am
Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Libraries’ Department of Special Collections and Archives, presented “Activism in the Archives: How the Acquisition of a Collection Is Influencing Relationships With Diverse Populations and Stimulating Collaborative Relationships for Instructional Design” at the National Diversity Library Conference in Los Angeles, California, on Aug. 11, 2016.
Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016 - 9:28am
Trevor Watkins and Feng-Ru Sheu, University Libraries, presented “Open Knowledge Diffusion Tools: FOSS, OER, OT, MOOC and the Role of the Library in Mitigating the Social Inertia of Constrained Learning Environments” at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress: 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Columbus, Ohio, on Aug. 16, 2016.
Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:01am
The Asian-American Commerce Group (AACG) of Columbus selected Kent State University’s Veronica Cook-Euell for its Supplier Diversity Leadership Award during the 2016 Ohio Asian Awards at the Hollywood Casino Columbus on Aug. 27, 2016.
Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 9:58am
Trevor Watkins, University Libraries, presented “Intelligent Peer-to-Peer Mesh Satellite-Extraterrestrial Deep Space Network: Interplanetary Communication and Data Collection Based on Semantic Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm Using Autonomous Cooperative Agents” at the Second International Conference and Exhibition on Satellite and Space Missions in Berlin, Germany, on July 22, 2016.
Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 9:26am
Virginia Dressler, University Libraries, presented “Lending a Hand to Local Historical Societies: How Academic Libraries Can Reach Out to Local Historical Societies to Highlight Regional History” at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio, on Aug. 15, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
Jo Dowell, Ph.D., assistant professor and research faculty in the College of Nursing, presented her research findings at the 27th Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress in Cape Town, South Africa.
Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 9:11am
Roman S. Panchyshyn, catalog librarian and associate professor, Kent State University Libraries, delivered the presentation, “BIBFRAME and the Technical Services Manager: What to Do Now?,” at the American Library Association Annual Conference’s meeting of the ALCTS Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group in Orlando, Florida, on June 27, 2016.
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 9:37am
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.
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016 - 9:36am
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.
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 3:29pm
Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of Kent State’s College of Nursing, joined an elite group of healthcare professionals featured in the 2016 Faces of Care, a Greater Cleveland Nurses Association (GCNA) supplement to Cleveland Magazine. Faces of Care honors area nurses who have made significant contributions to the community.
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 3:28pm
Evan Faidley, graduate assistant in the Exploratory Advising Center, in partnership with Tracy Lara-Hilton, Ph.D., School of Foundation, Leadership and Administration, made several presentations in Europe showcasing Career Navigation courses.
Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 - 8:43am
Roman S. Panchyshyn, catalog librarian and associate professor, Kent State University Libraries, delivered the presentation "Implementing a Genre/Form Index at Kent State University: The KSU Experience" at the American Library Association Annual Conference’s meeting of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services in Orlando, Florida, on June 25, 2016.
Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 - 8:42am
Dianne Kerr, Ph.D., associate professor of health education and promotion in the College of Education, Health and Human Services and Provost’s Faculty Associate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is the recipient of the Society for Public Health Education’s Dorothy B. Nyswander Open Society Award.
Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016 - 8:45am
Congratulations to the following non-tenure track faculty members receiving promotion:
Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 3:43pm
Congratulations to the following tenured faculty members who are receiving promotion:
Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 3:48pm
Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving tenure:
Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 3:46pm
Gary Hanson, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Edward L. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education.
Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:24pm
Stina Olafsdottir, university bursar, has been selected to serve on the executive board of the Women’s Network of Ohio (WNO), an affiliate of the American Council on Education (ACE). 
Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:23pm
Uma Krishnan, Department of English, won an Honorable Mention for the 2016 CCCC James Berlin Memorial Outstanding Dissertation Award on April 8, 2016, during the 2016 CCCC Annual Convention in Houston, Texas.
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 3:52pm
WKSU reporter/host Amanda Rabinowitz has been recognized by the Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA) with a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Writing. The Murrow Awards are considered among the most-prestigious broadcast media awards. 
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 3:50pm
Virginia Dressler, University Libraries, presented “Digitally Archiving History: A Game Plan for Large, Unruly Archival Collections with Limited Staffing” at the Archiving 2016 Conference at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., on April 20, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 3:49pm
Catherine L. Smith, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented a paper titled "Process-learning as a Factor in Evaluation" at the First International Workshop on System And User-Centered Evaluation Approaches in Interactive Information Retrieval (SAUCE) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in March 2016.
Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:46am
Catherine L. Smith, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, is co-author of a paper titled “Exploring the Use of Query Auto Completion: Search Behavior and Query Entry Profile,” presented at the Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in March 2016.
Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:45am
Susanna Fein, Department of English, presented “Surreal Realms of Grief in the Book of the Duchess” at the Canada Chaucer Conference, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 16, 2016.
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 2:46pm
John Lewis, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, spoke on “Organizational Learning: The Deeper Purpose of Knowledge Management” at the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Knowledge Management Association meetup on Friday, March 18.
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 2:45pm
Rebecca Meehan, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented “New Frontiers: Improving Longterm Care Through Health Information Exchange" at the International Conference on Health Informatics, as part of the International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies in Rome, Italy, on Feb. 22, 2016.
Posted: Friday, April 15, 2016 - 10:05am
Kenneth Burhanna, Kent State University’s 2015-2016 Provost’s Fellow and assistant dean of engagement and outreach for University Libraries, is one of the 17 top managers of academic research libraries selected for UCLA’s 2016 Senior Fellows Program. 
Posted: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:46am
Lala Hajibayova, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Science, presented a paper titled “From Individual Contributions to Collective Intelligence: A Case of Cultural Heritage Institutions” at the Computer Supportive Collaborative Work Workshop in San Francisco, California, on Feb. 27, 2016.
Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:11am
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, and Julaine Clunis, student in the School of Library and Information Science, (with Vladimir Alexiev) presented “Innovative Use of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) that are Published as Linked Open Data (LOD)” at the first Asian Networked Knowledge Systems Workshop.
Posted: Friday, March 25, 2016 - 8:58am
Kenneth Cushner, Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, received a Senior Fulbright Specialist Award to the University of Gdansk, Poland, to address multicultural education of incoming refugees.
Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 2:42pm
Marcia Lei Zeng and Yin Zhang, School of Library and Information Science, presented (with Hongshan Li and Serhiy Polyakov) “Exploring Smart Data Approaches to the History of Innovation and Invention at Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University,” on a Digital Humanities Panel at the 2015 Asian Digital Library conference in December 2015 in Seoul, Korea.
Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 3:10pm
Alumna Maja Zumer, M.L.S. ’93, and Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, presented “Application of FRBR and FRSAD to Classification Systems,” at the 5th International UDC Seminar: Classification and Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery, in October 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 3:09pm
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, presented “Development, Aloha, and Non-Giving Among Polynesian Outlier Communities” at the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania in San Diego, California, on Feb. 12, 2016.
Posted: Friday, March 4, 2016 - 12:30pm
Leisa Gibbons, School of Library and Information Science, was awarded the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of School in Information Systems (ACPHIS) Ph.D. Medal for her doctoral thesis.
Posted: Friday, February 26, 2016 - 10:31am
Denice Sheehan, Ph.D., RN, and Pamela Stephenson, Ph.D., RN, AOCNS, PMHCNS-BS, from the College of Nursing, participated in the 2016 Massachusetts General Hospital Workshop on Research Methods in Supportive Oncology in Boston, Massachusetts.
Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 3:20pm
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, presented “Development, Aloha and Non-Giving Among Polynesian Outlier Communities” at the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, which took place in San Diego, California, on Feb. 12, 2016.
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 11:54am
Emad Khazraee, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Epistemic Objects and Embeddedness: Knowledge Construction in Research Networks of Practice" at the Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology in Kent, Ohio.
Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 10:13am
Lala Hajibayova, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Participatory Knowledge Representation and Organization Systems" at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) SIG/CR Workshop.
Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 1:51pm
Emad Khazraee, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Evolution of Digital Repertoires of Action in Iran" at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31, 2015.
Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 1:50pm
Marcia Lei Zeng, School of Library and Information Science, and Maja Zumer, alumna from the School of Library and Information Science, presented "Application of FRBR and FRSAD to Classification Systems" at the 5th International UDC Seminar.
Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 2:40pm
Jennifer L. Rice and Cindy Kristof, University Libraries, presented "Selling the Stream: Getting the Word Out on Digital Media" at the 2015 Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Conference in Lewis Center, Ohio on Nov. 11, 2015.
Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 2:40pm
Congratulations to Daisy Arokiasamy, Tracy Wallach and Siu Lam Leung for achieving the highest-ever student passing rate of 93 percent in the ALEKS classes they taught in fall 2015. ALEKS started in 2011 at Kent State. 
Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:11am
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.
Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:10am
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.
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2015 - 9:18am
Virginia A. Dressler, University Libraries, presented “Beyond Google Analytics: Using the 'Toolkit for the Impact of Digitised Scholarly Resources' to Embed Metrics and Gauge Use of Regional Digital Collections” at the Association for Information Science and Technology annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, on Nov. 7, 2015. 
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2015 - 9:17am
Emad Khazraee, School of Library and Information Science, presented “Mapping Digital Divide: Spatial Analysis of Information Access and Socio-Demographic Variables in the City of Philadelphia” at the Kent State’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative in Cleveland, Ohio on Nov. 13, 2015.
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2015 - 9:16am
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, presented “Taumako as Religious Crossroads” at New Zealand Studies Association (in collaboration with the University of Vienna’s Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology and the University of South Australia) in Vienna, Austria, on July 2, 2015.
Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 3:19pm
Jennifer Cunningham, Department of English, Kent State University at Stark, presented "African American Language: What It Is, Why That Is, and Where We Go From Here" at the Day of Dialogue: Living (In)Equality at Hofstra University, Long Island, New York, on Oct. 28, 2015.
Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 3:18pm
Lala Hajibayova, School of Library and Information Science, and W. Buente presented "Social Media Kaleidoscope" at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR): Internet Research 16.0: Digital Imaginaries in Phoenix, Arizona, in October 2015.
Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 3:17pm
Marianne Martens, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Conocer las fuerzas y aprovecharlas: Literatura internacional para niños e intercambio cultural subversivo" (Knowing the Forces and Harnessing Them: International Children’s Literature and Subversive Cultural Exchange) at the International Board on Books for Young People: Congreso Internacional de Lectura conference in Havana, Cuba, on Oct. 29, 2015.
Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 2:16pm
Following the recommendation of the Kent State University Foot and Ankle Clinic Board of Directors on Sept. 30, 2015, and the support of Kent State Provost Todd Diacon, Kent State President Beverly Warren has appointed Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the College of Nursing, to the Board of Directors of the Kent State Foot and Ankle Clinic.
Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 2:15pm
Theresa L. Sharp, Department of Mathematical Sciences, was presented with the Christofferson-Fawcett Award for “lifetime contribution to mathematics education." Steve Meiring, a retired Ohio Department of Education mathematics consultant, presented the award to Sharp at the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Oct. 15, 2015.
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:58am
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, professor of anthropology on the Kent Campus, was elected Section Assembly Convener of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). 
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:55am
David Hassler, director of Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center, attended a meeting of poetry organizations from across the U.S. at the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from Nov. 5-7.
Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:54am
Emad Khazraee, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Introduction to Basic Social Media and Social Network Analysis" at the Internet Policy in the MENA Region: Research Methods for Advocates in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept. 3, 2015.
Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 - 9:44am
Marianne Martens, School of Library and Information Science, and Heather Lennon presented "Publishing International Books in the United States: A Wonderland of Opportunity" at the International Board of Books for Young People in New York, New York, on Oct. 17, 2015.
Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 - 9:39am
Martin J. Jencius, School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, Eric Baltrinic, and Steven R. Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, presented "International Secondary Teachers' Perspectives on Excellent Teaching Practices" at the 31st annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity in Ancona, Italy, on Sept. 15-17, 2015.
Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:35am
Ralph Lorenz, School of Music, presented "Cymatics: Germanic Sound Study with Implications for Advances in Medical Treatments" at the German Studies Association 39th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., on Oct.
Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:34am
Brian Kelley, Department of Political Science, has been appointed president of GMIS International. Established in 1971, GMIS International is the most inclusive Government IT Association worldwide.
Posted: Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:19pm
Iris Harvey, Division of University Relations, presented “Leadership: Lean in With Purpose — Power Will Follow” at the Greater Akron Chamber’s KNOW luncheon on Oct. 28 at Portage Country Club in Akron, Ohio. KNOW is a personal and professional development program for business women in the Greater Akron region. The mission is to cultivate the talent within each other by reaching out to today’s women executives and tomorrow’s leaders.