Kent State University

Sonia Sanchez, a recipient of the 2019 Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award, will speak at Kent State University on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the KIVA auditorium on the Kent campus.    Sanchez’s visit is part of the year long 50th Commemoration of the events of May 4, 1970 at Kent State. Sanchez will discuss...

School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University invite applications for two (2) open-rank tenure-track and/or tenured positions in Communication and Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor.  These appointments are two of eight new interdisciplinary...

Dressed in a tutu covered in condoms, the "condom fairy,” known formerly as Clara Varndell, a sophomore public health major, passed out an assortment of condoms Monday in order to educate students on safe sex. Kent Interhall Council kicked off the first day of Sex Week 2017 Monday with the annual Condoms on the K event in Risman Plaza. “I have...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC recognized its distinguished alumni and friend of the School at its annual Alumni Awards and Friends ceremony and reception in Franklin Hall on Friday, October 2. Kent State President Beverly Warren was in attendance to deliver congratulatory remarks in recognition of the accomplishments of this year’s award recipients. JMC Director Thor...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC Promising Scholars and the donors who fund their scholarships invested in their “social capital” on Thursday, October 1, 2015 during a donor/recipient reception at Laziza Restaurant in Kent.   Donor Laura Gordon ‘87, who funds a $1,000 annual scholarship for freshman multimedia journalism major McKenna Corson, spoke at the event. Gordon...

The Kent State University Writing Commons hosted a tutor training and development workshop for area high school students who had been selected by their teachers to become writing center tutors at their schools. More than 30 students and teachers from three high schools: Stow-Munroe Falls, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls participated in the two-hour...

Dr. and Mrs. Robert W. Squires Scholarships for 2014-2015 have been awarded to Nicole Datko and Jillian Goltl. The award recognizes outstanding academic scholarship and research efforts by students who are majoring in Biotechnology.  Congratulations!

On the bright morning of May 23, 2014, a large crowd of faulty and students from both universities gathered in the museum atrium, eagerly awaiting the official opening of this exhibition. Among them were a number of Hebei province government officers, art critics, and the Hebei Art TV crew: ___________xxx This unique exchange exhibit features...

On Friday, October 17 (at 12 noon) Dr. James Woodgett, Director of Research & Senior Investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, will present, "Genetic analysis of an over-achieving protein kinase (GSK-3) and what it reveals about cellular communication." The talk will be held in 101 Cunningham Hall, the...

The Jewish Studies Program, in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will host the 26th Annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference on Sept. 14 – 15 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent. Approximately 30 scholars and professionals in Jewish Studies from around the world will attend....