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Scholar of the Month Ran R. Barniv Professor of Accounting College of Business Administration 1990-present Ran Barniv’s research and teaching interests are in financial accounting and international accounting with a focus on regulation of corporations and capital markets, and financial analyst performance. His research on accounting standards...

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, and it also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categ The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The school also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categories. It will receive medallions for each award. Often called “The Pulitzers...

Scholar of the Month Timothy V. Rasinski Professor of Literacy Education College of Education, Health and Human Services 1988-present Timothy Rasinski’s scholarship focuses on reading fluency. He has written more than 200 articles and has authored, co-authored or edited more than 50 books or curriculum programs on reading education. He is author...

Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine student Christina Schilero is hooded by her father, Dr. John Schilero, during the college’s commencement ceremony. The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, formerly the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, celebrated its first official Commencement as a college of Kent State on May 16, 2013. The Class of 2013 graduated 102 podiatric students from Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine. The ceremony was held in the University Auditorium at...

Kent State University held its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 2-5, 2013. The annual commemoration provides an avenue for the university community to come together to remember those lost and injured during the tragedy and also to reflect on the meaning of May 4 for today. Screening of May 4th Voices A preview...

College of Arts & Sciences

Scholar of the Month Christopher P. Banks Associate Professor of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences 2006-present Christopher Banks' scholarship focuses on law, justice and the courts. He is a frequent guest on local and national news programs following Supreme Court decisions. His most recent book is titled The U.S. Supreme Court and...

Film director and producer Oliver Stone will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative...

PBS news anchor Gwen Ifill will join Kent State University to mark its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with the dedication of the May 4 Visitors Center. The center, which tells the May 4 story set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s, will be dedicated Saturday, May 4, with other traditional commemorative events...

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins visits Kent State University on Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom as part of the Wick Poetry Center’s annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading is free and open to the public. “Billy Collins is probably the most popular...

Three Kent State University faculty members were recognized during a ceremony on March 19 as the university honored its Outstanding Research and Scholar Award recipients. The recipients of the 2013 award are Michael Loderstedt, School of Art; Katherine Rawson, Department of Psychology; and Carrie Schweitzer, Department of Geology, Kent State...