MEDIA ADVISORY: Kent State to Introduce the New Director of the Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute

WHAT:
Kent State University President Todd Diacon will introduce the new director of the university’s Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute on Tuesday, July 16. The birthplace of liquid crystal displays, the institute embraces all materials research on campus with an initial emphasis on materials that respond to changes in their environment. The new director will discuss his goals and plans for the future of the institute.
 
The event will take place under a tent on the Science Mall by the Liquid Crystal and Materials Sciences Building, located at 1425 Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus. The program begins at 10 a.m.

Diacon and the new director will be available for media questions at the conclusion of the event at approximately 10:30 a.m.

WHEN:
Tuesday, July 16
Program at 10 a.m., reception to follow
Media availability at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Kent State University
Under a tent on the Science Mall by the Liquid Crystal and Materials Sciences Building
1425 Lefton Esplanade
Kent, OH 44242
(Rain location: Integrated Sciences Building Lobby, 1165 Lefton Esplanade)

Parking is available in the R8 lot located off of East Summit Street behind the Liquid Crystal and Materials Sciences Building.

MEDIA RSVP:
Members of the media who plan to attend and cover the introduction are asked to RSVP to either Lisa Abraham at labraha5@kent.edu or Emily Vincent at evincen2@kent.edu.

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