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Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:19am
Jenny Marcinkiewicz

Familiar Face

Jenny Marcinkiewicz

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I teach and advise students, coordinate the B.S./M.D. program, do research and engage in student outreach through the Upward Bound Math-Science program.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

January 1995

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

University of Kansas Medical Center

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:07am
Patrick Dugan

New Face

Patrick Dugan

Assistant Director for Residential Communities
Residence Services
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Supervise a team of seven professional staff that is composed of assistant residence hall directors, residence hall directors and front desk clerical coordinator. Together, we manage the day-to-day operations (room changes, programming, crisis management, etc.) of a fourth of the students living on campus.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

February 2015

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:58am

Richard (Rick) Feinberg, professor of anthropology on the Kent Campus, was elected Section Assembly Convener of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). The AAA is the world’s largest organization of anthropologists, with more than 11,000 members, and the Section Assembly is one of the AAA’s two governing bodies. As head of the Section Assembly, Feinberg also will be a member of the AAA’s executive committee.  The election is to a four-year term, including one year as convener-elect followed by three years as convener.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:55am

David Hassler, director of Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center, attended a meeting of poetry organizations from across the U.S. at the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from Nov. 5-7. The meeting addressed how the organizations can make poetry more visible, as well as how to garner new supporters for the art form. The meeting was organized by the Academy of American Poets with assistance from the University of Arizona Poetry Center and the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State, and generous support from the Lannan Foundation.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:54am

Emad Khazraee, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Introduction to Basic Social Media and Social Network Analysis" at the Internet Policy in the MENA Region: Research Methods for Advocates in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept. 3, 2015.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:51am

Jeffrey T. Child, School of Communication Studies, and Shawn Starcher, College of Communication and Information, authored "Fuzzy Facebook Privacy Boundaries: Exploring Mediated Lurking, Vague-booking, and Facebook Privacy Management," Computers in Human Behavior, Vol. 54, (2016): 483-490.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:49am

Peter C. Kratcoski, Sr., Department of Sociology, Kent State University at Stark, authored a section of a book, "Police-Academic and Professional Practitioner Collaboration in Research, Education, Training, and Programming" in Collaborative Policing: Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation, 1st ed. (Boca-Raton, Florida: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group) Peter C. Kratcoski, Sr. and Maximilian Edelbacher, Eds.(2016), 5-26.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:43am

You will soon see the beginning of a branding change for Kent State’s LaunchPad, located in the Kent Student Center. In January, the Blackstone LaunchPad will be rebranded as LaunchNET Kent State University.

All four schools in Northeast Ohio that currently host LaunchPads — Kent State, Baldwin Wallace University, Case Western Reserve University and Lorain County Community College — will become part of NEOLaunchNET, powered by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:41am

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends, and it is usually a time when favorite family recipes encourage eating binges. As much as we all love the holidays, these all-day-eating-and-drinking holidays often result in overeating and weight gain.

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:24am

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, which means it is time for family dinners and gatherings. With the presidential election coming up next year, the topics of conversation at the dinner table can escalate when hot topics, especially politics, are brought up during discussions.

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