Honors College

Kent State Student Introduces New Method of Circadian Research Kent State University chemistry senior Caitlin Crosier combined creativity and science for her yearlong project on circadian rhythms and will present those findings at the university’s Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 11. “The main goal of my research is to validate this method as a way to look at the circadian rhythm structure of an...

Sister Outsider Poetry Award-winning duo Sister Outsider Poetry will deliver a spoken word performance as part of the Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series on Thurs., Feb. 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the KIVA. Standing at the intersection of art and activism, Sister Outsider uses poetry as a tool for social change, expanding conversations about identity, inclusion, race,...

Brainchild, the art and literary magazine of the Mid-East Honors Association, launched its spring 2014 issue April 7. Brainchild is an annual literary and arts publication comprised of exceptional work completed by undergraduate honors students from across the Mid-East Honors region.    This is the magazine’s 2nd year in publication but its...

Jean Druesedow, 2014 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award Recipient Jean Druesedow, director of the Kent State University Museum, has been named recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award. The Distinguished Honors Faculty Award was established in 1991 to recognize excellence in Honors teaching. The recipient is selected by Honors students in association with the dean on the basis of strong teaching...

Honors students were recognized for their artistic abilities and talents at the opening reception of the 8th Annual Honors College, College of the Arts Celebration of Student Work held Thursday, March 6. This collaborative effort is an opportunity for Honors students in the College of the Arts to showcase their creative work. Eight students...

Four international Honors College students recently participated in the celebration of world poetry sponsored by the Wick Poetry Center. The World Poetry Reading was held on Nov. 21 at 7:30 pm in Room 317 at the Kent Student Center. Students participants shared poetry from around the globe. Poems were read in the participants' native languages....

Carter Strang, '73, just concluded his term as President of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Kent State University honored Strang with a full page advertisement used at the CMBA Annual Meeting in June. As CMBA President, Strang launched the Louis Stokes Scholars Program, a pipeline diversity program to increase the percentage of...

Award-winning author, activist, and academic Raj Patel to speak on October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center in Room 306. Raj Patel, the author of the acclaimed book Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System not only identifies the causes behind our worldwide food crisis but offers sustainable and feasible...

Cuban-American novelist and poet Cristina García will deliver a lecture titled “Reading Fiction in the Modern World” on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the KIVA as part of the Kent State University Guest of Honor University Artist/Lecture Series. Cristina García is the author of six novels: King of Cuba (2013); The Lady Matador’s Hotel...

Honors College students took a trip back in time to the Renaissance era to experience the works of William Shakespeare in a similar manner a playgoer during the Elizabethan era would have enjoyed. Students enrolled in an Honors course called “Shakespeare in Performance” traveled to the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia from...