Kent State Magazine: Summer 2016
Eye-Opener: An enlightening look at the career of alumnus and Akron native Mark Mothersbaugh, as a retrospective of his work, Myopia, is on exhibit in Northeast Ohio this summer. Read more about Mark Mothersbaugh.
Photo: ©Steven Miller 2015, StevenMillerPhotography.com
by Erin Peterson, illustrations by Mikey Burton '08
A roundup of Kent State brain research to help you harness your brain’s potential and power.
The Kent State community celebrated the opening of the new Center for the Visual Arts in May, as students, faculty and staff in the School of Art started settling in to make the space their own.
Who doesn’t love a tree house? Give your inner child permission to play in structures created by Kent State graduates—on display at the Cleveland Botanical Garden this summer.
by Melissa Olson
Gain insight into the 40-year career of alumnus Mark Mothersbaugh, cofounder of the New Wave band Devo, as he returns to his Northeast Ohio roots with a retrospective exhibit of his visual art and music.
Edited by Jan Senn
He’s invested in 40 tech start-ups. Now software business expert and angel investor M.R. Rangaswami, M.B.A. ’78, shares his tips for getting an education, building wealth and giving back.
by Lauren Rathmell '17
Tessa Reeves, B.S. ’13, founded a social enterprise that’s creating jobs for refugee women in Akron’s North Hill neighborhood.
Kent State Magazine in partnership with The Wick Poetry Center
Meet Mwatabu Okantah, B.A. '76, associate professor and poet-in-residence for Pan-African studies and director of the Center of Pan-African Culture, and read his poem "driving while black."
A classic rivalry between Kent State University and The University of Akron returns this year for homecoming: The Battle for the Wagon Wheel.
Julie (Naughton) Parton, B.B.A. ’94, Stow, Ohio, and her family painted the rock in 2014, just as she had with her Chi Omega pledge class back in 1989.