Kent State University

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....

College of Arts & Sciences

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2014 Undergraduate and High School Poetry Scholarships! Michael Mlekoday, winner of the 2012 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, selected the undergraduate winners from a pool of truly remarkable finalists.   Undergraduate Winners 1st Place: Ryan Lind for “A Kandiyohi County Road" (see poem below) ...

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will host poet Martín Espada as part of the Symposium on Democracy on April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public. “The audience will be treated to a sampling of Mr. Espada’s beautiful poems, which are both lyrical and explicit, and which manage...

Celebrate National Poetry Month at Kent State University with the third annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading featuring two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser on April 10. Kooser will lead a discussion and Q&A in the University Library's Quiet Study Area at 2:15 p.m. Later that evening, Kooser will give a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent...

The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) selected Satyendra Kumar, Ph.D., professor of physics at Kent State University, to receive the Distinguished Award of Council. The award will be presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors & Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy's Party Center in Akron. The purpose of the award, given...

July 2013:  Kent State Physics Professor Elizabeth Mann and her PhD advisee Pritam Mandal collaborate with researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, on research into lipid membranes of biological importance.  Their latest findings have been published this month in the prestigious Biophysical Journal. In recognition of the high...

Graduate student Amy Dupper won an award for outstanding poster presentation at Kent State's 2013 Graduate Research Symposium. Congratulations to Amy! Anthropology graduate students presented their research at the 2013 KSU Graduate Research Symposium. Pictured from left to right are Amy Dupper (M.A. student), Aidan Ruth (Ph.D. student), Mitch...