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Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 1:16pm
Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising added a new graduate-level educational experience to its nationally and internationally ranked offerings.

This semester, Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, an Ohio Center of Excellence, added a new graduate-level educational experience to its nationally and internationally ranked offerings. The new program, a Master of Fashion Industry Studies (M.F.I.S.), is the first of its kind in the academic world.

Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:55pm
Students in Kent State’s American Sign Language/English interpreting program got hands-on experience interpreting for deaf visitors during Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Students in Kent State’s American Sign Language/English interpreting program got hands-on experience interpreting for deaf visitors during Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

 

 

 

 

Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:38pm
The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) presented its Annual Excellence in Workforce Development Award to the Multi-County Advanced Manufacturing Corridor, a partnership of Kent State at Tuscarawas and several economic development organizations.

The Multi-County Advanced Manufacturing Corridor, a partnership that includes Kent State University at Tuscarawas, has received the Annual Excellence in Workforce Development Award from the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA).

 

The OEDA presented the award at its 2018 Annual Summit, held earlier this month at the Columbus Renaissance Downtown.

 

Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:46pm

Each year, 12-15 universities in the United States are selected to participate in the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Internationalization Laboratory. This 18-month program provides a process to help universities assess and improve their international capabilities.

 

Kent State University is currently participating to help advance Kent State’s impact and reach as a leading international university.

 

Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:36pm
Blake Stringer, Ph.D. (right), assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Kent State, and research assistant Kendy Edmonds study the power needs for a new larger generation of drones for a research grant funded by the Army Research Laboratory.

A grant from the Army Research Laboratory has a Kent State University researcher flying high.

 

The grant provides more than $130,000 for Blake Stringer, Ph.D., assistant professor of aerospace engineering in Kent State’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering, to study propulsion systems for a new generation of intermediate-sized, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones.

 

Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:23pm
John D. Johnson, associate professor of biological sciences, received a three-year, $450,000 grant for a study that could provide a better understanding of how we create deeply-ingrained fear memories — and how to stop them.

People who suffer trauma will, with few exceptions, never forget what happened to them, but a Kent State University researcher may be able offer them the hope of living without constant fear and anxiety.

 

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:45pm
Jennifer Miller, lecturer in Kent State's School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, was given the opportunity to meet Oprah Winfrey and attend a WW (formerly Weight Watchers) retreat in California. (Photo: Matt Sayles Photography)

A luxury trip featuring accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton, limousine rides, spa treatments and lunch with one of the most influential women in the world. Jennifer Miller, lecturer in Kent State University’s School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, experienced these things and more after winning a sweepstakes through the WW (formerly Weight Watchers) at Work program. Ms.

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:25pm
The Kent State University at Salem campus hosted the first-ever STEM University, a free daylong event in September organized by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for area students in pre-K through fifth grade.

The Kent State University at Salem campus hosted the first-ever STEM University, a free daylong event in September organized by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for area students in pre-K through fifth grade.

Several local businesses and organizations provided more than 30 different hands-on activities for kids to learn how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects are used every day by firefighters, police, nurses, pilots, farmers, teachers, those who work with animals and many more.

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:08pm

James Winter, Department of English, Salem Campus, published “Beyond Love” in CRAFT literary magazine, (editors Kim Winternheimer and Laura Spence-Ash), (2018). The piece won first place in the CRAFT Short Fiction Prize.

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:52am

Health coaching is provided by Be Well Solutions as part of Kent State University’s employee wellness program for all full-time, benefits-eligible employees on all campuses. Health coaching appointments are individualized, 30-minute sessions with a certified health coach with expertise in a variety of areas, including exercise, nutrition, diabetes management, stress management, tobacco cessation and general health. Appointments are available face-to-face or telephonically to suit all schedules and are unlimited.

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