Mark Whitmore Ph.D., an assistant professor of management and information systems at Kent State University's College of Business Administration, shared his expertise on how the public comprehends fake news in today’s society with the investment research firm Morningstar.
The #metoo movement has propelled the world into discussing issues around sexual assault and abuse, but what happens when survivors come together and turn these shared negative experiences into a positive source of healing? Megan Taylor, junior Studio Art, Textiles major at Kent State University, is doing just that. When she is not creating art and music, she is on a mission to help survivors of sexual violence heal from their trauma. Inspired to name the group after a song she wrote, Taylor founded the More Than A Body project (MTAB) two years ago.
Members of the Kent State University Women’s Chorus pour their hearts, time and love for music into their work, and it has led to tremendous growth of the organization with nearly 70 members this year.
Kent State University Women's Chorus has grown to nearly 70 members this year.
For Maxwell Rees, portraying a teen on the autism spectrum in the Weathervane Playhouse production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" was more than just being in the spotlight; it was about shining a spotlight on autism and its effects on individuals, their families and the community.
Senior integrated language arts major Maxwell Rees (right) was inspired by his brother, who is on the autism spectrum, in the role of a 15-year-old boy with the same diagnosis in a Weathervane Playhouse production. (Photo credit: Aimee Lambes Photography)
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 highly 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.
Catherine Leslie, Ph.D. (pictured far right), graduate studies coordinator of Kent State University’s Fashion School, stands with graduate students of the 2018-19 Master of Fashion Industry Studies cohort.
The Kent State University Museum announces the appointment of Sarah J. Rogers as its new director. Ms. Rogers has been active in the arts and nonprofit arena for more than 25 years in a variety of roles, which include curating, museum management, fundraising, communications and marketing, donor relations and community engagement.
Sarah J. Rogers has been named the new director of the Kent State University Museum.