eInside - Week of June 12, 2017

Chance York, assistant professor in Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, studied the link between genetics and social media use.
A Kent State professor has found that a person’s genetic makeup influences how frequently he or she uses social media.
Todd Diacon, Kent State University’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, places the President’s Medal on Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies C. Owen Lovejoy as Kent State President Beverly Warren watches.
Kent State University Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., received the President’s Medal from President Beverly Warren during the One University Commencement Ceremony on May 13 in Dix Stadium.
Kent State University graduates celebrate at Commencement.
Kent State University celebrated its newest graduates at its Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies. In total, Kent State conferred 5,636 degrees, including 992 associate degrees, 3,319 bachelor’s degrees, 1,139 master’s degrees, 181 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.
Joseph Smith (L) and  Leslie Oakes are shown with their Best in Show award-winning artwork from the Kent State Tuscarawas Student Art Show.
Two Kent State University students received Best in Show honors, as well as the Dean’s Choice Awards, during the Kent State University at Tuscarawas 13th annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibition.
This year’s class of 24 Flashguides is a diverse and fun-loving group of students who participate in the program because they want to make a difference in the lives of new students.
The Destination Kent State (DKS) Registration and Advising program helps students transition and connect to the university. Kent State's Flashguides help make a difference in the lives of new students.