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With great hope and expectations for the future of brain health research at Kent State University, President Beverly J. Warren introduced Michael N. Lehman, Ph.D., as the inaugural director of the university’s Brain Health Research Institute on Feb. 25.

Following a national search, Kent State University has named alumnus Kenneth Burhanna as the new dean of University Libraries, effective March 1, 2019.

Michael N. Lehman, Ph.D., a leader in the field of neuroendocrinology and circadian rhythms, is the newly appointed director of Kent State University’s Brain Health Research Institute.

For the 10th consecutive time, Kent State has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly School designation for its Kent Campus. Military Friendly rates companies and colleges on their programs to recruit and retain military veterans as employees and students. 

For the 10th consecutive time, Kent State has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly School designation for its Kent Campus. Military Friendly rates companies and colleges on their programs to recruit and retain military veterans as employees and students. 

Growing up, Chris Post watched as his mom juggled her collegiate studies and motherhood, balancing everyday life with dreams of earning her Ph.D. And while field excursions with his biologist mom are a memory of his childhood, the impact of place is something this cultural and historical geographer seeks to define today.

In May 2018, Kent State University had the largest number of undergraduate degrees ever awarded. One of the majors with the biggest spikes in growth from the previous year was marketing, which saw an increase of 43 students. The marketing major at Kent State, housed in the College of Business and Administration, aims to teach students valuable skills and lessons they can implement outside of the classroom.

With a passion for entrepreneurial endeavors and a knack for inspiring, Mary Heidler, College of Business Administration lecturer, brings a fresh and enthusiastic approach into the classroom, earning her a 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award.

Growing up, Chris Post watched as his mom juggled her collegiate studies and motherhood, balancing everyday life with dreams of earning her Ph.D. And while field excursions with his biologist mom are a memory of his childhood, the impact of place is something this cultural and historical geographer seeks to define today.

Kent State University has chosen an international expert to lead the university’s new School of Peace and Conflict Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences, known for its study of nonviolent conflict management. 

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