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Torsten Hegmann, Ph.D., a chemical physics professor and Ohio Research Scholar in Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute®, recently was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, one of the top publishing societies in chemistry worldwide. Torsten Hegmann, Ph.D., a chemical physics professor and Ohio Research Scholar in Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute® in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, one of the top publishing societies in chemistry worldwide. “It was a tremendous honor being included in the...

A student works on a project during the Fashion/Tech Hackathon at Kent State University. A partnership of the TechStyleLAB and LaunchNET at Kent State University, the Fashion/Tech Hackathon gathers students from many majors and curricula from across the nation and brings them together with mentors and sponsor companies over a 36-hour period. The event unlocks creativity and applies breakthrough ideas that result in innovative concepts...

Dancers from the local community will join GroundWorks Dance Theater in a Feb. 11 performance at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center. GroundWorks Dance Theater, a contemporary dance company based in Cleveland, will perform Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center (PAC). To highlight the event, dancers from the local community will participate in the production. “One of my goals for the Performing Arts Center when I got here last...

The Babar Collection of John L. Boonshaft at Kent State University’s Department of Special Collections and Archives is one of the world High up on the 12th floor of Kent State University Library lies a historical wonderland of adventure, where one of the world’s largest Babar collections comes to life with the flick of a light switch. The lovable elephant of children’s literature, with a multigenerational following since 1931, shares his human mannerisms through 3,600...