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Kent State Magazine Fall 2014

Beverly Warren

Kent State's 12th president is "all about people."

Fall 2014

  • High Tech Meets Traditional Craft
  • Kent State’s New President Comes With a “Warren”-ty
  • My Upright Life
  • The Renaissance Grows On
  • Ken Burns Reflects on American History and Identity
  • A Game Plan for Equality
  • Alumni Awards Recipients Honored Oct. 18 at Homecoming
  • His Song Lives On
  • Paying It Forward and Inspiring Others

Previous Issues

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Kent State Magazine Spring 2014

In the Spring Issue

A Lasting Legacy
Brains and Beauty
Kent State's 12th President Announced
Invested in Water
Man of Science, Man of Words
Batter Up!
20 Things Alumni Love About Kent State
A Look Inside Your Alumni Association
Relive Your Memories with the Chestnut Burr
Alumni Association Member Profile
Class Notes
Travel With Fellow Golden Flashes
Turning Fond Memories Into Student Scholarships
Philanthropy In Action
The Ultimate 'Flashes Fan'
Kent State Magazine Summer 2014

In the Summer Issue

Kent State's Owen Lovejoy Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Wick Poetry Center and Poetry Park to Open on the Lefton Esplanade
Kent State University at Geauga Celebrates 50th Anniversary This Year!
Food for Thought
Polynesian Research Voyage Redux
Canines on Campus
Tales From Two Cities
Global Gender Inequality
Keeping Up With the Class of 2017
Former Golden Flash Julian Edelman - Still Breaking Kent State Records!
Flashback:What was the most influential class that you took at Kent State?
The Kent State Alumni Association Launches Responsive Website
Highlights From the 2014 Alumni Spring Events
From TV-2 to the NFL
Class Notes: 1961-1973


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In the Spring Issue

Conversing With the Dean
Improving Care, Expanding Opportunities
Giving Social Media a Simplewash
bioFLEX and the Future of Medicine
A Visit From President Obama
University Libraries Celebrates Centennial
Insuring the Future
May 4 Visitors Provides Moving Experience
Befitting Champions
True Love Found at Kent State
FLASHback: The School of Theatre and Dance
Committed to Education
A Partnership Made in Media Heaven
Doing Just a Little Bit Makes a Big Difference
Highlights From the Bowl Game

Kent State Magazine Fall 2013-

The Fall Issue

Conversing With the Dean
Improving Care, Expanding Opportunities
Giving Social Media a Simplewash
bioFLEX and the Future of Medicine
A Visit From President Obama
University Libraries Celebrates Centennial
Insuring the Future
May 4 Visitors Provides Moving Experience
Befitting Champions
True Love Found at Kent State
FLASHback: The School of Theatre and Dance
Committed to Education
A Partnership Made in Media Heaven
Doing Just a Little Bit Makes a Big Difference
Highlights From the Bowl Game

Kent State Magazine Summer 2013

In the Summer Issue

Presidential Speaker Series
KSU Lab Rats
May 4 Visitors Center Official Opening
Think Big: Think National Championship
From Homeless to Hopeful
Franklin Hotel Transforms to Acorn Corner
Flashback: A Glimmer of the Past
At Kent State We Kiss and Tell!
Flashes Forever
Alumni Awards
Planned Gift Takes Center Stage
Her Dream Lives On
Easing the Financial Burden on Students


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Kent State Magazine Spring 2012

In the Spring Issue

Uncorking Career Opportunities Online
Mustering Relevance
Through Lefton's Lens
Masters of Disaster
Gymnasts Balance Competition and Philanthropy
Homecoming 2011
Sound of the Future Carries Kent State Brand Worldwide


Kent State Magazine Summer 2012

In the Summer Issue

Season of Champions: A record-breaking season for baseball
Graduates Prepared for 21st-Century Jobs
Entrepreneurship + Internships = Added Value
Connecting Talent With Jobs
Helping Business Succeed
Caring for the Caregiver
Introducing The Nest
Olympic Dreams
Share your Favorite Memories of Ray's Place
National Alumni Day of Service
Theatre Graduates Land Successful Careers in Entertainment
Up in the Air
Building Upon Success


In the Fall Issue

What makes a great college town?
Rising College Town
What Kent Looks Like Now
Bringing Business and Buzz to Kent
Introducing Kent State's Newest College
Strengthening the Cords Between Campus and Community
May 4 Visitors Center Open House
Rise as One
FLASHback: Kent State Folk Festival
Find Your Passion.  Pay it Forward.
Building on Success
Students Helping Students

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Kent State Magazine Winter 2010

In the Winter Issue

A Means to a Beginning
Dust off Your Rubik's Cube
Take a Stroll on the Sculpture Walk
Providing the Right Direction
Country Crush
A Commitment to Our Students

Kent State Magazine Spring 2011

In the Spring Issue

Government Leaders Government Lessons
Life on the "A" List
Fashioning a Healthy Lifestyle
Boundless Love
NOETEC and Kent Sate: Partners in Economic Development
A public-private partnership

Kent State Magazine Fall 2011

In the Fall Issue

Kent State Ranks as a Best Performing National University
Mysteries of the Heart Unlocked
Laid-Off Worker Gets Fresh Start
More Than a Game
Celebrating a Century of Dedication
Founders Scholarship Celebrates 20 Years of Success
Untangling the World of Information Technology


The Excellence Imperative

Special Edition: Retrospective of President Lefton's Past Five Years

Job One: Student Success
Creating Academic Paths to Progress and Prosperity
Research and Creativity: Translating Ideas Into Impact
Engaging the World
Shaping a Blue, Gold and Green Future
Making People, Pride and Appreciation Top Priorities



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Summer 2010

In the Spring Issue:

Prosperity by Degrees
Local Impact
Revolutionary Research
A Passion for Fashion
A New Day Dawns
Mentoring Entrepreneurs
Helping the Student Side of Student-Athletes
Alumni News
Celebrate Centennial and more...


Fall 2010

In the Fall Issue

Narratives of Success
Groundbreaking Research
Celebrating a Legend
They're the Best
A Global Recognition
Growing Better

Kent State Magazine Summer 2010

In the Summer Issue:

WKSU Celebrates 60 Years of Public Service
Kent State Remembers May 4
New College of Public Health
Campus Transformation Plan
Kent State Students and Alumni Lead "Keep LeBron James" Efforts
Alumni News
Celebrate Centennial and more...



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Spring 2009

In the Spring Issue:

Get a Second Life
Into the Heart of the Story
Special Section: Sustainability
The Next Generation
Rhyme for All Seasons
Learning at the Speed of Life
New Careers in Nursing
From Trailblazers to Champions
Rules to Learn By; Alumni News
Online Exclusives and more...

Summer 2009

In the Summer Issue:

Cycling for a Cure
Paralegal Studies Prepares Students for Global Legal Market
Summer Reading Slump
Reconstructing History
Success of Radiologic Technology Program
A Class For the Ages;
A History of Kent State
Cultivation Relationships w/Photo Essay
Stephen R. Donaldson
Alumni News
Online Exclusives and more...

Fall 2009

In the Fall Issue:

Celebrate Centennial
A Campaign for the Next 100 Years
Teaching Teachers
The Sweet Crystallization of Success
How to Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Economy?
Glory Days
Kent State's Lakeshore Treasure
Comedian Steve Byrne
Lending a Helping Hand
Special Centennial Campaign Section
Online Exclusives and more...

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Spring 2008

In the Spring Issue:

Safe Surrender
Keys to Musical Excellence
Evergreen Gifts
Green is Gold
Little Giants
Taking the Lead, On and Off  the Court
No Child Left Unchallenged
Learning in Jeopardy
Good Neighbors
Starting Over... Again
Countdown to Centennial
Online Exclusives and more...

Summer 2008

In the Summer Issue:

Media Convergence
It Must Be Summer
A Secret Revealed
Beyond the Push of a Button
Art is Smart for Downtown
Unheard Voices
Blue and Gold Pride
Major Decisions
Flashback: Intramurals
Online Exclusives and more...

Fall 2008

In the Fall Issue:

E is for Elephant/Education
Test Your Honors Aptitude
Hope is Popping Up All Over
Bordering on Magic
A Stitch in History
Headed in the Right Direction
Golden Flashes: Look Who's 40
Power in the Polls
Life's Been Good to Joe Walsh
Alumni News
Online Exclusives and more...

Winter 2008

In the Winter Issue:

Beyond the Classroom
Beyond the Laboratory
Meet Scooter the Soft Robot
The Fourth Estate Still Matters
Carrots to Crystals
What Kind of Shopper Are You?
Education for the Future
Mind-Body Metamorphosis
'Choose Ohio First'
Alumni News
Online Exclusives and more...


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Kent State Magazine Spring 2007

In the Spring Issue:

Serving a Just Cause
NYC Studio
Acting White
"Best Practices" Are Elementary
Awakening Possibility
To Serve and Protect
Home Run
Autism on the Rise
Project Playhouse
Bridging the Gap
Countdown to Centennial

Kent State Magazine Summer 2007

In the Summer Issue:

Handle With Care
Leagues Apart
Vitamin Power
In Harmony
Countdown to Centennial
Shh!. . .It's a Secret
The Power of Theatre
Kent State Magazine Fall 2007

In the Fall Issue:

Facing Aids
Picture This
More Precious than Oil
Life as Artifact
Invisible Neighbors
Firsts for the Flashes
Tailgate Alley
Alone in Life, not in LIFE
Changing With the Times
Kent State Magazine Winter 2007

In the Winter Issue:

The War at Home
Better Medicine
The Science of Sound
Moving on Up
Media Mindsets
Taking a Closer Look
Climate Change?

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Kent State Magazine Spring 2006

In the Spring Issue:

Clear Water Revival
Hope Is Just a Click Away
Lights, Camera. . .Entertainment!
A Touch of Winter in Spring
Taking Care of Business
Teams Dreams Come True
Besting Goliath
Success Is No Secret
Found in Translation
Creating "New Literacy" Leaders
Kent State Magazine Summer 2006

In the Summer Issue:

Legacy of Leadership
What's Really on Your Mind?
Earth to America
The Stealth Killer
Best of the Best
Staying in the Ring
First Assignment
Must Love Dogs. . . and Other Animals
Local History Writ Large
Crafting Heirlooms
An Angel in the Wings

Kent State Magazine Fall 2006

In the Fall Issue:

Life Interrupted
"Your Way Home"
Safety, Security and Jobs
One of a Kind
Scholarships Open Doors to Self-Discovery
Three Bowl Teams Highlight Home Football Schedule
Complete to Compete
Setting the Standard
Kent Classic Arts
Countdown to Centennial
Kent State Magazine Winter 2006

In the Winter Issue:

Getting to Know You
Scaling the Tower of Babel
Resetting the Body's Clock
In the Beginning
Bending the Laws of Physics
Winning Season
New Hope for Cities in Decline
'Geek' is Chic
Setting the Stage
Countdown to Centennial

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Kent State Magazine Winter 2005

In the Winter Issue:

We're Listening
Finding Lucy Ann
Chilled to the Core
Studying the Stuff We're Made Of
Disabling Disease
College Search 101
Making a Difference...One Garden at a Time
Family Across Time
Answering the Call
Game Day vs. GPA