News Archive

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 3:29pm

Photo of TV2Mark Nolan is returning to local television. The Kent State alum graduated in 1991 after serving as the weather director for TV-2.

In 1994 Nolan joined WKYC as a part-time weather forecaster. He later became the chief meteorologist for eight years before switching to morning news and then to radio in 2011. 

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 11:09am

Kent State Geography Professor Andrew Curtis and his doctoral student Laura Schuch, in the College of Arts and Sciences, have developed mapping approaches that can help predict neighborhood lead exposure in children, which continues to be a health concern in older neighborhoods including several in Akron.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 3:53pm

Photo from Wick Poetry Center's Wick Juniors Summer Writing ClubThe Wick Poetry Center, in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, recently received two grants from the Ohio Arts Council.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:39pm

Photo 1 of Bjorn LussemA Kent State University professor in the College of Arts and Sciences has received a grant from the Binational Science Foundation to continue his development of a combined LED (light-emitting diode) and organic transistor that could be used in flexible displays.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:29pm

As Cleveland prepared to host the first presidential debate, two Kent State University professors weighed in on the candidate’s messaging.

Paul Haridakis, Ph.D., professor and coordinator of doctoral education in the School of Communication Studies highlighted the roles traditional and social media play to push out a candidate’s message.

Mark Cassell, Ph.D., professor in Kent State’s Department of Political Science discussed what the candidates needed to do to stand out in the debate.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 3:03pm

Kent State's Food Truck serving customers in front of Risman PlazaVeggie wraps with garlic aioli, fresh-cut fries with homemade ketchup, burgers and flatbreads. These are just a few of the signature choices that Fork In the Road prepared for WKYC’s Food Truck Friday.

The 24-foot, full-service kitchen on wheels travels the campus of Kent State University serving fresh, homemade favorites.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 12:15pm

Photo of Theresa MedranoAnything is possible.

Theresa Medrano, a Kent State University senior from Westlake, Ohio, is living proof of this.

At age 17, like most high school seniors, Medrano should have been thinking about senior prom and graduation. But she became a victim of domestic violence and was forced to withdraw from high school. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 9:35am

As Kent State University students get ready to return for the fall semester, President Beverly Warren is gearing up for her second year as president.

President Warren told WKYC’s John Anderson about her goals to make a global difference and how she is matching Kent State’s world-class programs with world-class buildings.







Monday, August 10, 2015 - 2:58pm

Kent State University is getting ready to welcome students back for the start of the academic year! What can they expect?

President Beverly Warren speaks with John Anderson of WKYC-TV about the university's strong enrollment and the upcoming fall semester.