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Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:12am
Two professors in Kent State University’s School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies say race plays a factor in the lives of every student.   “Education is always deeply related to sociocultural norms and values,” says Walter Gershon, Ph.D., associate professor in the Sc...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:08pm
Dear Colleagues:    I am pleased to announce that four candidates for dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering will be on campus over the next several weeks. Each candidate will hold a public presentation on the following topic:   “Leading a Complex College: Fostering C...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:16pm
Marilyn Norconk, Ph.D., a Professor Emerita of Anthropology in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the jo...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:51pm
Jonathan Swoboda, associate professor at Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance and a featured keyboard artist with No. 1-selling Christmas artist Mannheim Steamroller, performed with the group at the National Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at President's Park at the W...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:29pm
As another successful year ends, the Kent State University Alumni Association wants to say thank you to its alumni, volunteers, university colleagues and partners for their unwavering support of the alumni association. This past year, the alumni association celebrated the 50th an...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:28pm
To ensure complete and accurate directory listings, University Communications and Marketing is requesting that designated departmental representatives verify and update departmental listings in the online directory...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:25pm
Kent State University’s School of Art is pleased to announce the artists included in the Friday Artist Lecture Series for spring 2018. Visiting artists and scholars from all over the country come to Kent State to give presentations on their work throughout the school year. Each l...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:23pm
The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for its third theatrical production of the season, 26 Pebbles, a docudrama that incorporates verbatim interview excerpts from Newtown, Connecticut, residents recounting the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School s...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:21pm
The 12th annual Main Street Kent Art and Wine Festival will take place on Saturday, June 2, from noon-9 p.m. in downtown Kent. The event is presented by Main Street Kent, and proceeds will benefit this nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion, beautification and preserva...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:55pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved a tuition guarantee plan that will provide students and their families certainty in budgeting for college tuition, mandatory fees, and room and board, including meal plans. Board members were presented with details of the plan...

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