News Archive

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 4:01pm

What is more likely to curb an addiction to pornography? Messages centered around religion, health concerns, or relationship dissatisfaction?

FOX 8’s Suzanne Stratford talks with Java Murniadi, a doctoral student in Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies about his research on the most appealing messages used to reduce excessive Internet pornography use.

Murniadi’s study focuses on Christian men in a romantic relationship.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 2:34pm

Photo of Eboni Pringle and Exploratory Advising Center staff with awardKent State University is the recipient of the 2015 Institutional Excellence for Students in Transition Award by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 3:53pm

They brought their passion and gift of music 2,500 miles from Colombia, South America to Kent State University.

Together, the four chamber music graduate students from the School of Music in Kent State’s College of the Arts, make up the Tierradentro String Quartet.

They are part of a growing number of international students on campus – now totaling 3,000 from more than 100 countries.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 2:02pm

Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobSM and Military Spouse, for the seventh year in a row. In addition, this is the fifth year that Kent State University at Tuscarawas has held the elite title. Kent State at Ashtabula has been recognized for four years.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 9:35am

Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered her first State of the University address on Nov. 19 in the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State faculty, staff, students and members of the community were invited to attend the event, which was themed “Celebrating Today, Imagining Tomorrow.” 

Read her speech 

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:53pm

Siva Kumari, Ph.D., director general of International Baccalaureate® (IB) World Schools in Geneva, Switzerland, will present a Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture at Kent State University on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. Her presentation, titled “Creating Critical Learners Worldwide: Why?,” is being hosted at the Kent Student Center Kiva by Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services and its Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 4:29pm

Kent State University’s College of Public Health has received accreditation from the Board of Councilors of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The five-year span is the maximum term the college could have achieved as a first-time applicant.

To earn the accreditation, the college met a set of rigorous quality standards in the areas of teaching, research and service. Accreditation also affirms that the faculty of the college are highly qualified to equip students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a health career.

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 10:47am

From her computer to her phone, at all hours of the day and night – yep – there really is a face behind all those tweets, postings and pictures on Kent State University’s social media pages.

For nearly two years, Nicole Carlone, social media community manager in Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing department, is the one connecting with you on social media.