College of Arts and Sciences

Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business Administration will host a co-lecture, “The Political Economy of the Arab Uprisings,” to be given by two of Northeast Ohio’s experts in Middle East politics and political economy on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in Room 483 of the College of Business Administration...

Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will co-host a lecture, “Covering the Egyptian Uprising,” by Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva on the Kent Campus. Visitor parking is available in the Kent Student Center visitor lot on Summit Street. The night before, on Nov. 6, Kouddous will lead...

Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will co-host a lecture, “Covering the Egyptian Uprising,” by Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva on the Kent Campus. Visitor parking is available in the Kent Student Center visitor lot on Summit Street. The night before, on Nov. 6, Kouddous will lead...

Mindy Farmer, Ph.D., has been appointed new director of the May 4 Visitors Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, effective July 1. Farmer also will teach public history courses in the Department of History as an assistant professor starting in spring 2015. She most recently served as the founding education specialist...

A showcase of rare books from Kent State University's Special Collections Library titled "The Printed World: European Travel Writing in an Age of Global Encounters (1500-1850)" will take place on Friday, May 9  from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Kent State University Main Library, Read Special Collections Classroom, Room 1018, on the 10th floor....

The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) has named Allison Moats, a recent graduate of the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, as a Portz Scholar for 2014. Allison is a native of Ravenna, Ohio, and received her bachelor’s degree from the Department of Anthropology. Each year, the Portz Prize...

The concepts of mass violence and war evoke strong emotions for most people – and the thought of where they have occurred is often a side note. But one Kent State University professor’s unique perspective on the geography of these events has resulted in recognition of his work in the geographic research field.  James Tyner, Ph.D., professor...

The Department of Psychological Sciences  has once again placed all 13 of its Clinical Psychology graduate students who applied for internships at APA-accredited sites this summer.  According to Psychology Department Chair Maria Zaragoza, Ph.D., nationally, the match rate to all internship sites was 80%, and the match rate to American...

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced the grant awardees for its Summer Institutes for 2015. Among them is the Summer Institute for College and University Teachers titled “What Is Gained in Translation: Learning How to Read Translated Texts.” The institute, which will be held at Kent State University, home to an...

Congratulations to Dr. Barry Dunietz, whose proposal, “Charge Transfer, Injection and Mobility in Organic Semi-Conducting Materials: Modelling for Insight on Mechanistic Aspects,” has been recommended for funding by the Chemistry Division of the National Science Foundation. The $325,000 grant is intended to develop and implement computational...