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Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 11:27am

Stanley T. Wearden, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University, has announced the appointment of Jeffrey W. Fruit, professor of journalism and mass communication, as interim director of the School of Library and Information Science.

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Four Kent State University employees were recipients of the 2013 President’s Excellence Award. For the fifth year, Kent State President Lester A. Lefton dropped in on the workplaces of each of the recipients to notify them of their honor and present them with a check for $1,000.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 3:34pm

Science, technology, engineering and math – commonly referred to as STEM fields – will be in the spotlight again when Kent State University hosts the 3rd Annual Northeast Ohio STEM Project Fair on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The science fair, spotlighting the work of students in grades 4 through 12, will be held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on the Kent Campus. It is free and open to the public. The project display area is open to the public for viewing from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The area is closed during the morning judging.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 12:00am

Science, technology, engineering and math – commonly referred to as STEM fields – will be in the spotlight when Kent State University hosts the 3rd Annual Northeast Ohio STEM Project Fair on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The science fair, spotlighting the work of students in grades four through 12, will be held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on the Kent Campus. It is free and open to the public. The project display area is open to the public for viewing from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The area is closed during the morning judging session.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:00am

Photo of Kent State Campus in the WinterKent State University recently earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA designation for the sixth consecutive year. Founded in 2008, Tree Campus USA acknowledges colleges and universities nationwide for campus forest management and commitment to conservation goals.

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:17am

Kent State University held its 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The celebratory event, which was free and open to the public, was themed “Honor the Dream.” It featured a variety of activities, including the presentation of the 2014 Diversity Trailblazer Award, a special “Honor the Dream” segment and student-led film debut.

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:02am

Kent State University College of Business Administration faculty member Craig Zamary served as the MVP speaker to kickoff “Startup Weekend in Cyprus,” which took place recently in Nicosia, Cyprus. The U.S. State Department, the U.S. Embassy and the U.S.

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 9:52am

Product innovation around the growing wearable technology industry will be the focus of the Kent State University Blackstone LaunchPad’s second annual “Innov8athon” event running Jan. 31 through Feb. 1 at Kent State’s Rockwell Hall.

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 9:39am

Being able to tell future employers that you have helped produce the Super Bowl is a big honor. Being able to tell them you did that as a student will blow them away.

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