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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 4:33pm
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University has hired Thor Wasbotten, M.S., as its new director. Wasbotten will join the university July 1 to replace Jeff Fruit, who steps down after 10 years as the school’s leader to teach full time. Wasbotten...
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 3:42pm
Kent State University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd A. Diacon has announced that Stephen Nameth, Ph.D., has been named dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses. Nameth currently serves as the direc...
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Panelists have been announced for a live presentation of NPR’s Peabody Award-winning Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me! on Thursday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the State Theatre at Cleveland’s PlayhouseSquare.
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent State University is one of five institutions selected to host the 2012 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Iraq this summer. The prestigious program is sponsored by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Educatio...
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
The results are in for Kent State’s Biggest Winner competition and the first-place team is IS' bIggeSt wInnerS!   All five team members are from the Division of Information Services, and include: Brendan Walsh, Ruth Ruggles, Dolly Lowe, Kathy Meeker and Kathleen Banas. The group,...
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Bill Cosby, one of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, will perform at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia on Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
The Kent/Blossom Music Festival is an advanced training institute operated by Kent State University in cooperation with The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center. This summer intensive program presents public performances by distinguished artist faculty and talented young...
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Porthouse Theatre, the outdoor, professional summer stock theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, kicks off its 2012 season with “Damn Yankees” on June 19-23 and 26-30 at 8 p.m. and June 24 at 2 p.m. For tickets, call 330-672-3884 or visit...
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
WKSU has been honored with two Regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA). The organization received thousands of regional entries in categories covering radio, television and online journalism.

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