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Monday, May 5, 2014 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Kimberly S. Schimmel
Associate Professor of the Sociology of Sport
College of Education, Health and Human Services
1995-present

Kim Schimmel is an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Her research focuses on the sociology of sport, especially political economic theory, urban redevelopment and security at large-scale sporting events in local and global contexts.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 4:35pm

Kent State University has increased enrollment, surpassing last year’s record and reaching a new all-time high with the release of the university’s official 15th day census data. For the eight-campus system, Kent State reports a strong enrollment of 42,513 students for the Fall 2012 semester. In Fall 2011, overall enrollment was 42,185 students. The unduplicated (or preponderant) headcount at the Kent Campus increased by 2.85 percent to 27,706 students with the number of full-time equivalent students, or FTEs, up 3.16 percent, so students are taking more hours.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 4:35pm

Kent State University faculty, staff and students will notice a new building on the Kent Campus this fall when the university welcomes the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall. A midpoint construction event, themed “Science Springs Forward,” took place Wednesday, April 23, on the Science Mall in front of Henderson Hall and the construction site of the new building.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 9:42am

Kent State University will hold its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) and on Friday, May 16, at Cartwright Hall. Kent State will confer 3,820 degrees, including 2,811 bachelor’s degrees, 860 master’s degrees, 144 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 5:40pm

Scholar of the Month
Jill Kawalec
Associate Professor and Division Head of the Department of Research 
College of Podiatric Medicine
1996-present

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Artem Zvavitch
Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
2004-present

Artem Zvavitch is an associate professor and graduate coordinator in the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on the novel interface of Functional and Harmonic Analysis, Convex Geometry and Probability Theory.

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 3:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Elwin C. Robison
Professor
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
1985-present

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:35pm

Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. Summer 2013 commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus were held Aug. 17 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,593 degrees, including 836 bachelor’s degrees, 455 master’s degrees, 83 doctoral degrees, 198 associate degrees and 21 educational specialist degrees. Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. Summer 2013 commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus were held Aug. 17 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 2:41pm

Scholar of the Month
Yanhai Du
Assistant Professor of Energy and Industrial Technology
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
2013-present

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 3:48pm

Scholar of the Month
Hai Dinh
Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Regional College Kent State University at Trumbull
2004-present

Hai Dinh is an associate professor of mathematical sciences at Kent State University at Trumbull. His research interests include Algebraic Coding Theory and Ring and Module Theory.

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