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Kent State University In the News, October 2, 2014

  • Transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox to speak at local colleges: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and Emmy nominee for the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, will speak at Kent State University and Case Western Reserve University in November. She will be at Kent State on Wednesday, No

  • Et cetera

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University Stark Campus presents Paul DePodesta — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University Center’s Timken Great Hall, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Paul DePodesta will present Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. Free; tickets

  • Transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox to speak at local colleges: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Run for Kent State: You can participate in Kent State University's Bowman Cup 5K Race on October 18 without setting foot on campus. In keeping with its Homecoming theme – "Kent State Pride is Worldwide" – the Department of Recreational Services i

  • No, Ebola in Dallas does not mean you and everyone else in the US is going to get it, too (Smith)

    Outlet: Guardian, The

    By Tara C. Smith In the immortal words of Douglas Adams, Don’t Panic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced on Tuesday evening that a patient undergoing treatment in the United States does, indeed, have the Ebola virus. Nearly two we

  • Max Barton is new director of Canton Museum of Art

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Canton Museum of Art has named Max Barton as the museum’s executive director, effective immediately. Barton succeeds M.J. Albacete, who served as the museum’s executive director for 26 years until his retirement last month. The announcement wa

  • Theater

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University — (Wright-Curtis Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent; 330-672-2787, www.kent.edu/theatredance) You Can’t Take It With You opens Friday and continues through Oct. 12. 8

  • Tallmadge English teacher wins Ohio Teacher of the Year (Kist)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    TALLMADGE, Ohio -- Lori Michalec does a lot more than teach English at Tallmadge High School, and the Ohio Department of Education took note this week when it handed her its annual statewide Teacher of the Year award. At a ceremony in Tallmadge,

  • THE LIST Area events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University will perform “You Can’t Take It With You,” a comedic Pulitzer Prizewinning play written by George S. Kauffman and Moss Hart, from Oct. 3 to 12, beginning at 8 p.m. nightly in Wright-Curtis Theatre in the Center for the Perform

  • Oktoberfest and art in Kent this weekend

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Main Street Kent Presents Its First - Ever Kent Oktoberfest Add Kent’s first Oktoberfest to your calenders for Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. at Franklin Avenue, from West Main to West Erie streets. Local eateries, including Pufferbelly, Ray’s Pla

  • KSU Theatre opens season

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    "YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU" RUNS THROUGH OCT. 12 Imagine an American household where you do as you like, and no questions asked. The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University begins it 2014-15 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning

  • Halem honored for Kent service

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Sandra Halem, an award winning playwright , teacher and champion of Kent history for 40 years, will be honored with a state award in recognition of her service to the Kent Historical Society and the Kent community. Halem will receive an Outstandi

  • (VIDEO) Kent State annual crime report shows increase in campus rapes in 2013 (Peach)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - A crime report released by Kent State University on Wednesday shows an increase in campus rapes when compared to data collected the previous two years. The statistics, revealed in a Campus Safety, Security and Fire Safety Bulletin, sh

  • (VIDEO) Ohio universities release campus crime reports (Mansfield)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    CLEVELAND -- Under the Clery Act, colleges have to file a campus crime report each October 1. We looked at five area colleges and, in particular, sexual assaults on campus. According to the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, nationally, nearly 1-in-4 w

  • College programs for entrepreneurs receive grants from Burton D. Morgan Foundation

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    HUDSON, Ohio - The Burton D. Morgan Foundation continues its strong support of fostering entrepreneurship in colleges by awarding $1.03 million in grants to four Blackstone LaunchPad programs. The programs at Kent State University, Baldwin Wallac

  • Your Brain on Bicycling (Glass)

    Outlet: Bicycling - Online

    It's no secret that cycling makes you fitter. It also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. Now researchers are discovering why—and exactly how you can maximize the cognitive benefits of a good ride. Every morning Canadian neuroscientist B

Kent State University In the News, October 1, 2014

  • KSU students to conduct free analysis of Conneaut

    Outlet: Star-Beacon

    CONNEAUT — More than two dozen college graduate students will give Conneaut a thorough examination and offer suggestions through a special learning project coming to town early month. An estimated 26 Kent State University will do the free analysis

  • Kent State Stark students explore fiery art (Kwong)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Students at Kent State University at Stark dove into a world of fire when they explored art from new perspectives. “I think it allowed us to understand fire on a much more personal level,” said instructor Eva Kwong. “It creates a sense of communi

  • Kent State to Break Ground for $47.8M Architecture Center (Steidl)

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    KENT, Ohio – Kent State University will break ground Friday on its new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the pro

Kent State University In the News, September 30, 2014

  • Kent State football: Quarterback Colin Reardon gets vote of confidence after five turnovers in loss to Virginia (Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Five turnovers. That kind of game by a quarterback isn’t going to help any team come out on the winning end of many football games. It’s especially true for a Kent State team that was already overmatched in talent and depth and on the roa

  • On the record: Kent State men’s golf team finishes in fourth place at Nicklaus Invitational

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Kent State University men’s golf team finished in fourth place with a 54-hole total score of 22-over 874 in the final round of the Jack Nicklaus Invitational held at the Ohio State University Golf Club on Monday. Freshman Chase Johnson led the

  • Kent graduate recognized for honors theses (Palmer, Spurlock, Blank)

    Outlet: Vindicator

    The National Collegiate Honors Council has named Allison Moats, a recent graduate of the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, as a Portz Scholar for 2014. Moats, a native of Ravenna, received her bachelor’

  • Tallmadge teacher takes top state award

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    A teacher honored this spring as the top educator in Tallmadge City Schools has been named the 2015 Ohio Teacher of the Year. State lawmakers and education officials surprised Lori Michalec, an English teacher at Tallmadge High School, with the aw

  • THS English instructor Lori Michalec named 'Teacher of the Year'

    Outlet: Tallmadge Express

    Tallmadge High School English teacher Lori Michalec was named Teacher of the Year for 2013-14. Michalec teaches 10th and 12th grade college preperatory English and 12th grade advanced placement English (literature and composition). A THS teac

  • Chamber to hold Business to Business Expo

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA The Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Business to Business Expo from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at First United Methodist Church, 201 W. High Ave., New Philadelphia. Participating businesses will display a va

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters now has bigger reach

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Every year, Heather Campbell and her office works to improve the lives of at-risk youth, ages 4 to 17, by pairing them with adults who will guide them academically, socially and emotionally. That’s the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East

Kent State University In the News, September 29, 2014

  • Poets inaugurate Poetry Park at KSU’s Wick Center

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University continued its celebration of its 30th anniversary Saturday with an afternoon of poetry inaugurating Poetry Park, the interactive setting adjacent to the May Prentice House, the center’s new home. Ma

  • OUR VIEW Cherishing poets and creativity in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    WICK POETRY CENTER DEDICATION AFFIRMS THE ARTS' ROLE IN COMMUNITY The value of poetry cannot be measured in material terms. It touches the spirit of those who appreciate it, inviting a response only if it is shared. A community that cherishes p

  • KSU to break ground Friday (Steidl)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ARCHITECTURE FACILITY TO BE BUILT ALONG ESPLANADE Ground will be broken Friday for the Kent State University Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, which will bring the entire architecture program together under one roof when complete.

  • Ribbon cut at Kent State’s ‘haven for poets’ (Warren, Hassler)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    UNIVERSITY'S WICK POETRY CENTER MOVES INTO MAY PRENTICE HOUSE ON THE LESTER A. LEFTON ESPLANADE In a restored home with many stories to tell, poets of all walks of life now have a home of their own in which to find their voice. Wick Poetry Cent

  • 'You Can't Take It With You' launches Kent State theater school's season

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times

    The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University begins it 2014-15 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "You Can't Take It With You." Kathleen Conlin will direct, as part of the school's annual Roe Green Director Series. The show

  • Akron Urban League names Women of Power

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Akron Urban League will honor seven women during its fourth annual Women of Power luncheon on Nov. 6. Women of Power Awards are given to women who are committed to giving back and making a difference in their organizations and communities.

  • Kent State Sports Report (Sept. 28): Soccer team gets first Wagon Wheel point with shutout of rival Akron

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State women's soccer team earned the first point in the 2014-15 PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge by blanking rival Akron 3-0 on Sunday at Zoeller Field. The Golden Flashes got two goals from freshman Doni Capehart, while junior Madison Helterbra

  • Kent State Stark recognizes first responders on Patriots' Day (Williams)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Sometimes, a simple gesture means a lot. That was the principle behind Kent State University Stark’s Patriots’ Day plans to honor more than 60 first responders who serve the school’s campus on a regular basis. “We wanted to do something nice

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: Investorpoint.com

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing h

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing h

  • SEN. BROWN MEETS WITH NEW KENT STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT TODAY

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Sept. 25 -- The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown has issued the following news release: U. S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) met with Kent State University President Beverly Warren, Ph.D. today on campus. Brown and Warren discussed her prior

  • Bikes abandoned on college campus give boost to the less fortunate: Breaking the cycle

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new semester at Case Western Reserve University means new students with new bikes. When the school year ends, some bikes don't make the journey home like their owners. "We have a lot that are left here," Matt Jereb, Case West

  • Brass Quintet concert set Thursday

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University has announced the 2014-15 season of New Music at KSU. The two main series will be the Vanguard New Music Guest Artists Series and the Kent State University New Music Series. This year bo

Kent State University In the News, September 25, 2014

  • Fashionable felt at KSU Museum (Hume)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Exhibit on display through February The flexibility of felt in fashion is featured at the Kent State University Museum through Feb. 15. Sara Hume, the curator for the museum, said there were two types of felting on exhibit, called “Entan

  • Recognizing the team effort that rebuilt Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Heritage Ohio salutes city for redevelopment partnership effort Kent’s remarkable revi - talization didn’t happen overnight. It took years of planning, a spirit of cooperation drawing on resources from the private and public sectors and an i

  • Home solar and wind turbine tour is first October weekend, here's what you need to know

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Green Energy Ohio's annual free tour of homes and businesses featuring solar arrays, wind turbines, solar-powered electric cars, geothermal heating and other technologies is the weekend of Oct 3, 4 and 5. Across the state, there

  • AUDIO: Dr. Steven Hook Dissects ISIS, Missle Strikes (Hook)

    Outlet: WAKR-AM

    Dr. Steven Hook, professor of political science at Kent State University took a look at the terrorist group ISIS and the missile strikes against the Islamic State. He says it is still uncertain if the five countries supporting the United States, i

  • Enrollment at two-year colleges down 10 percent nationally in 2013, up 1 percent at four-year schools

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Enrollment dropped 10 percent at two-year colleges across the country last year, though enrollment in four-year schools increased 1 percent, the Census Bureau reported Wednesday. Overall, 463,000 fewer students attended college i

  • Does Cleveland have enough parking to handle the Republican convention?

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    A study shows hundreds of new spaces are needed, but an urban design expert says not to add parking for simply the week-long political convention A parking study by the Greater Cleveland Partnership shows there will be a shortage of daytime spaces

  • Baldwin Wallace University's nursing program approved by Ohio Board of Nursing: Higher Education Roundup (Kooijman)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    BEREA, Ohio - Baldwin Wallace University's nursing program has gained full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing, which cited the school a year ago for not meeting six state requirements. The full, five-year approval by the board, granted Friday

  • ART BEST BETS

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Legacy & Prospect: Faculty Work in Context 1913-1963 — Through Oct. 17 in the School of Art Gallery, Art Building, 400 Janik Drive, Kent. 330-672-1369. Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glas

  • Ex-KSU students reunite after 30 years

    Outlet: New Straits Times Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Applications, or apps, are a wonderful invention. That is what the local alumni of Kent State University (KSU) in Ohio, the United States, would attest to. Some 30 years after graduating from KSU, the old boys (and girls) are reco

  • Good Morning Cleveland: Let's talk zombies.

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Let's talk zombies. They seem to be everywhere. The walking dead on tv. Warm hearts on the big screen. Now as dave arnold shows us, some are filling their void. >> Instructor tracy west heads up a kent university course on journalism and mass imm

  • Award nomination shows Lakewood ceramics artist is kiln it

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Gina DeSantis Ceramics in Lakewood is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards in the “wildcard” category. The awards program honors makers, small business owners and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design, food a

  • Zombie college course enjoys popularity at Kent State University (West)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University instructor Traci West sort of inherited a unique course from her husband Bob after feeling her two courses just weren't enough. Zombies on Film & TV listed on the University's list of 2014-15 courses may have rai

  • The Canton Symphony Orchestra makes music more accessible to those with hearing

    Outlet: Examiner.com

    Nearly two out ten Americans suffer from some kind of hearing loss and The Canton Symphony has decided to do something about it. For those who have avoided coming to a symphony performance due to loss of hearing, there have been new renovations done

  • Kent State School of Theatre and Dance Presents “You Can't Take It With You”

    Outlet: Examiner

    Pulitzer winning classic directed by Roe Green Visiting Director Kathleen Conlin Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will be starting its 2014-2015 season on Friday, Oct 3 through Sunday, Oct. 12 with the Pulitzer Prize winning pla

  • 5 things to know about Ohio vineyard owners' concerns over harsh winter's impact on grapes

    Outlet: DailyNewsEn.com

    GENEVA, Ohio – Many Northeast Ohioans complained about the bitter winter temperatures that savaged much of the Midwest. But for farmers the frigid weather was much more personal, affecting their livelihood and bringing a potential threat to state tou

  • 5 things to know about Ohio vineyard owners' concerns over harsh winter's impact on grapes

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    GENEVA, Ohio – Many Northeast Ohioans complained about the bitter winter temperatures that savaged much of the Midwest. But for farmers the frigid weather was much more personal, affecting their livelihood and bringing a potential threat to state tou

  • Editorial: Young woman's death leaves us shocked, dismayed

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    When something as tragic and unforeseeable as the death of a young person happens because of a freak accident, our first thought often is why? Why do such terrible things happen to seemingly innocent people for no reason? Rachel

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: PR Newswire - Online

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: iStockAnalyst

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Group supporting ISIS tweets KSU

    Outlet: WKBN-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio (WKBN) – Kent State University officials say a group supporting ISIS tweeted the school Thursday during a journalism conference about ethics and covering terrorism. According to a CNN report, a media relations official said the tweet in

  • 'The Trial of Job' to be performed at Trinity UCC

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    A musical, “The Trial of Job,” will be performed at 7 p.m. Sunday at Trinity United Church of Christ at 3909 Blackburn Road NW. Written by local composer/playwright Sharon Dobbins Alberson, a graduate of Kent State University School of Music, Harvar

  • Steelers visit to Children's Hospital

    Outlet: KDKA-TV News Morning at 4:30 AM - KDKA-TV

    >>> Now spending time in a hospital of course is no fun especially for a child with serious illness. But kids at children's hospital had something to cheer about yesterday a special visit from the steelers. Dave crawley has more. >> From kent state d

  • Kent State to add building for institutional advancement

    Outlet: University Business - Online

    A new $20 million building at Kent State University will house its division of institutional advancement. The division oversees the university's private fund-raising activities and the alumni relations office. The 34,400 square-foot building wi

Kent State University In the News, September 24, 2014

  • KSU to dedicate Wick Poetry Center Friday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Program moving to its new facility, the home of first female faculty member Enthusiasts of the written word now have access to a communal building for reading and appreciating poetry in the form of the Wick Poetry Center, with a ribbon cut

  • Woman killed by falling tree in Stark County identified as college student

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    MASSILLON: A falling tree has killed a 21-year-old Stark County college student who decided to take a walk to clear her head after a day of studying. The Independent in Massillon reports that Rachel Schmidt attended Kent State University’s Stark C

  • Kent State Stark recognizes first responders on Patriots' Day (Williams)

    Outlet: Suburbanite, The

    JACKSON TWP. Sometimes, a simple gesture means a lot. That was the principle behind Kent State University Stark’s Patriots’ Day plans to honor more than 60 first responders who serve the school’s campus on a regular basis. “We wa

  • Colleges Work to Curb Campus Sexual Assaults

    Outlet: StateImpact Oklahoma

    The Obama administration’s “It’s On Us” campaign is getting traction on college campuses around the country, including Ohio. The public awareness initiative aims to end sexual assaults on college campuses, in part by encouraging students to get in

  • Steelers sign James Harrison

    Outlet: Score - Online, The

    The Pittsburgh Steelers made their signing of veteran linebacker James Harrison official Tuesday. Harrison posted this photo on Instagram with the caption "Done deal." Harrison, who announced his retirement from the NFL earlier this month, orig

  • Harrison puts retirement on hold

    Outlet: FoxSports.com

    Linebacker James Harrison is making a comeback with the Steelers. Updated SEP 23, 2014 11:09a ET Retirement is on hold for James Harrison, who has returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harrison posted a picture to Instagram on Tuesday morning

  • FORMER ASSOCIATE GRADUATE DEAN PAT CAMERINO HONORED BY KENT STATE

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    AMHERST, Mass., Sept. 22 -- The University of Massachusetts at Amherst issued the following press release: Pat Camerino, former associate graduate dean for research and director of the Office of Grant and Contract Administration (OGCA), has bee

Kent State University In the News, September 23, 2014

  • Area briefs — Sept. 22

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: The Kent State University Planetarium in the Department of Physics is hosting the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence presentation at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Oct. 3. The session will be in room 108 of Smith Hall on the Kent campus.

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Inde Online (Massillon, OH)

    Rachel Schmidt had spent the day studying. And then, 21-year old Rachel Schmidt of Perry Township took a fatal walk. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfath

  • The Insider - The Week: Sept. 15-21, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    New digs: Kent State University expects to break ground by the end of this month on a $20 million headquarters for its alumni and fundraising units. University trustees voted to proceed with the construction of a building for the Division of Institut

  • Young Kent State football team continues to work through learning curve (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    If you found yourself thinking "men and against boys" while watching the Kent State football team absorb a 66-0 shellacking at Ohio State on Sept. 13 in Columbus, it turns out you were right. The Golden Flashes' latest depth chart includes eight f

  • Report: Steelers to sign former LB James Harrison this week

    Outlet: Sports Illustrated

    The Steelers will be signing their former linebacker, James Harrison, this week, according to a tweet Monday night from Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The news comes just weeks after the five-time Pro Bowler and former NFL defensive player of the year

  • Harrison to return

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    James Harrison is coming back to play for the Steelers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Harrison, who announced his retirement from football early this month, will return to play “one more year” as he stated on social media Monday night. The

  • If you're feeling lost in the big city shuffle, a move to Ohio may be in order

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Ohio is heavily represented — including in the No. 1 slot — on this Forbes.com list of 19 cities “where it may be easier to make your mark.” Here’s the gist of what unites the 19 cities: “Unlike major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angel

  • Award nomination shows Lakewood ceramics artist is kiln it

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Gina DeSantis Ceramics in Lakewood is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards in the “wildcard” category. The awards program honors makers, small business owners and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design, food a

  • Kent wins award for urban development

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    City hosting conferen e at Kent State Hotel After years of revitalization, the many new developments in downtown Kent will take center stage during the Heritage Ohio Annual Conference today and Wednesday. Comprising more than a dozen Main S

  • Kent Stark students mark Constitution Day with discussion

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Kent State University at Stark students honored Constitution Day with the discussion of contemporary issues and Supreme Court decisions. Constitution Day might not be at the top of many people's lists of their favorite holidays, but Kent State Uni

  • Design assignment to create buzz for city land (Goodman)

    Outlet: Sandusky Register - Sandusky

    Sandusky, Kent State University team up for research project to create, rejuvenate parts of downtown Sandusky officials believe partnering with Kent State University presents a golden opportunity to generate buzz for some of downtown's blighted

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing homework.

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing homework.

  • Kent State College of Business Administration Experiences Increase in Retention

    Outlet: PRLog

    - Sep. 22, 2014 - According to Kent State University's Fall 2014 Enrollment Tracking Report, Kent State's College of Business Administration reported a rise in freshmen retention. The report revealed a 3 percent increase in fall enrollment for the

  • Kent State University students dive into new unmanned aircraft minor

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    When it comes to the future of aviation, automated vehicles continue to gain relevance as the human element takes a back seat, providing new opportunities for remote operation. Students of Kent State University's College of Applied Engineering Tec

  • William Peace University Names Dr. Jeffrey Carr Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    William Peace University issued the following news: William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Jeffrey Carr as Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Busines

Kent State University In the News, September 22, 2014

Kent State University In the News, September 19, 2014

  • There's lots of things 2DO this weekend and beyond

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Kent State University Museum. Rockwell Hall, Main and Lincoln streets. 330-672-3450 or kent.edu/museum. 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday (until 8:45 p.m. Thursday), noon-4:45 p.m. Sunday. . $5, adults; $4, senior citizens; $3, ages 18 and under.

  • ISIS tweets Kent State (Wasbotten)

    Outlet: Yahoo! News

    A journalism conference at Kent State University is tweeted with a link to the latest ISIS video: http://news.yahoo.com/video/isis-tweets-kent-state-033329274.html

  • Group supporting ISIS tweets university, includes link to hostage video

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio — Kent State University officials say a group supporting ISIS tweeted the school Thursday, during a journalism conference about ethics and covering terrorism. A media relations official said the tweet included the conference hashtag wit

  • "It's On Us," an effort to end sexual assaults on college campuses, launches today

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The White House is launching "It's On Us," a public awareness campaign to help prevent sexual assaults on college campuses. The campaign has the support of college sports leagues and prominent celebrities, who will appear in publ

  • Kent State to break ground on new HQ for institutional advancement, alumni relations (Sokany)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Kent State University expects to break ground by the end of this month on a $20 million headquarters for its alumni and fundraising units. University trustees on Wednesday, Sept. 17, voted to proceed with the construction of a building for the Div

  • AROUND KENT

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ——— Now, my personal rant regarding Kent State and Urban Outfitters: When a company’s marketing strategy seems to be based upon offending people to the point of outrage, they prove that they sell a worthless product. They can’t really differen

  • KSU president to speak Oct. 8 at Bowman Breakfast

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    K e n t State Univ e r s i t y President B e v e r - ly Warren will be the featured speake r for the fall 2014 Bowman Breakfast. The event will take place Oct. 8 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast beg

  • Twitter account supporting ISIS tweets at Kent State

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    in other news, was a threat from someone who seems tos support the terror group of isis for just a case of unfortunate timing students and faculty at kent state university are questioning a tweet sent out yesterday it happened during the large ethics

  • OHIO STATE DEAN ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE

    Outlet: Agri Marketing - Online

    Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences announced a wide-ranging water quality initiative yesterday at the Farm Science Review. Called Field to Faucet, the initiative will seek end-to-end solutions to haza

  • STTI Awards Nursing Research Grants to Seven International Scholars

    Outlet: Advance for Nurses - Online

    The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)announced it is awarding seven grants (including four co-sponsored grants) totaling $67,000 to fund research projects, including the use smartphone apps in a nursing environment and a

  • Latest ISIS message is tweeted to Kent State University conference (Wasbotten)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio -- Shortly before noon Thursday, people attending a media ethics workshop at Kent State University got a quick peek at the latest message that the Islamic State released to the world. The KSU conference apparently was targeted because T

  • Twitter account supporting ISIS tweets at Kent State (Wasbotten)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    Kent, Ohio - Like many conferences one dealing with ethics in the media at Kent State University Thursday featured a hashtag where tweets from attendees appeared on a video screen. In the middle of tweets about the conference popped up a tweet from t

  • ISIS tweets Kent State journalism students (Mansfield)

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - During a journalism conference at Kent State today, ISIS tweeted the students using their conference hashtag, #ksuethics14. ISIS release video in response to Obama's 'dismantle' and 'destroy' speech Another hostage beheaded

  • Catastrophic emplacement of the gigantic Markagunt gravity slide, southwest Utah

    Outlet: Sciencecodex.com

    (USA): Implications for hazards associated with sector collapse of volcanic fields David B. Hacker et al., Dept. of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA. Published online ahead of print on 16 Sept. 2014; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G35

  • Sister of Slain Kent State Protestor Issues Statement Responding to Urban Outfitters’ Blood Spattered Sweatshirt Stunt

    Outlet: sparrowmedia.net

    [MENDOCINO, CA] On Monday, September 15, 2014, in a crass marketing exercise, —shoddily enveloped in deniability— Urban Outfitters made available on their website, a sweatshirt, with a Kent State University insignia, appearing to be tattered and blo

  • Catastrophic emplacement of the gigantic Markagunt gravity slide, southwest Utah

    Outlet: GSA Today - Online

    Implications for hazards associated with sector collapse of volcanic fields David B. Hacker et al., Dept. of Geology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA. Published online ahead of print on 15 Sept. 2014; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G3589

  • Urban Outfitters' Real Scandal: Its Disdain For Its Customers

    Outlet: Forbes - Online

    his past week, hipster clothing chain Urban Outfitters found itself in a familiar position: issuing an apology. Except whoever is responsible for penning press statements at the $5 billion (market cap) company didn’t really say sorry. Urban Out

  • River cleanup volunteers needed

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    CUYAHOGA FALLS — The City of Cuyahoga Falls is seeking volunteers to help as the city partners with local communities and organizations on a 2014 National Public Lands Day Cuyahoga River Cleanup project Sept. 27. Volunteers are needed to assist wi

  • CollegeWeekLive Announces Fall Schedule of Online Admissions Events

    Outlet: CBS Detroit (WWJ-TV - Online)

    BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced its upcoming schedule of complimentary college admissions events. Students, parents and couns

  • CollegeWeekLive Announces Fall Schedule of Online Admissions Events

    Outlet: Sun News - Online, The

    BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced its upcoming schedule of complimentary college admissions events. Students, parents and couns

  • Kent State University to add building for institutional advancement: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio - A new $20 million building at Kent State University will house its Division of Institutional Advancement. The division oversees the university's private fund-raising activities and the alumni relations office. The 34,400 square-foo

  • two artists are finalists in martha stewart competition

    Outlet: Fresh Water

    Two local artists are finalists in the national Martha Stewart American Made Awards: Liza Rifkin in the style/jewelry category and Gina DeSantis as a wildcard in the crafts/ceramics, pottery and glass category. Rifkin owns Liza Michelle Jewelry in Oh

Kent State University In the News, September 18, 2014

  • WWI exhibit highlights fashion changes (Hume)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    NOW ON DISPLAY AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM World War I was supposed to be the war that ended all wars. As history would show, it didn’t; the second world war would follow about 21 years later. However, World War I did usher in a revolut

  • KSU will host summer institute

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics will host a three-week summer institute on translation in literature funded by a $166,000 grant awarded by The National Endowment for the Humanities. Brian Baer and Françoise Massardi

  • Enrollment at area colleges mixed but all working hard to keep students in school

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Fall enrollment results are mixed at Northeast Ohio's public and private colleges. Community colleges are the victim of better economic times and have struggled to keep enrollment stable as fewer people seek job training or new

  • Ohio State University will collaborate with 10 major universities to improve retention and graduation: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University is one of eleven major public research institutions that have formed an alliance to find ways to improve student retention and graduation, especially among low-income students. "As a land-grant university, Oh

  • Kent State University trustees approve new building for Division of Institutional Advancement

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Kent State’s campus will get a new headquarters building for the Division of Institutional Advancement. The Division of Institutional Advancement, the major fundraising arm of the university, oversees the university’s private fundraising act

  • Kent State University to add building for institutional advancement: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - A new $20 million building at Kent State University will house its Division of Institutional Advancement. The division oversees the university's private fund-raising activities and the alumni relations office. The 34,400 square-foo

  • Despite risk of exposure, UK grad at home in Liberia tracking spread of deadly Ebola

    Outlet: KyForward.com

    Tracking the spread of the deadly Ebola virus from person to person in Liberia’s crowded capital Monrovia has proved a difficult task for emergency officials who are working to contain the disease as it spreads across West Africa. But despite the

  • Is Urban Outfitters waving the bloody shirt?

    Outlet: Los Angeles Times - Online

    t was the hand-me-down from hell: a Kent State University sweatshirt, faded, hole-filled and splattered with red dye — or was that blood? — offered online by Urban Outfitters last weekend for $129. Everyone who ranted about the Kent State shirt on s

  • Musical Theater Project, Kent State and the Beck Center Present BABES IN ARMS This Weekend

    Outlet: BroadwayWorld.com

    The Musical Theater Project, Kent State University and Beck Center for the Arts will present Rodgers and Hart's classic musical comedy "Babes In Arms" in concert for two performances: Tonight, September 18, at 8pm on Beck Center's Mackey Main Stage a

  • Kent State University Trustees approve new Institutional Advancement Building (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The ball is officially rolling on Kent State University's new Institutional Advancement Building, to be located on the former DuBois Bookstore property in Kent, with construction and financing unanimously approved by the KSU Board of Trustees on Wedn

  • 137 unclaimed, indigent remains buried in communal Renton plot

    Outlet: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The cremated remains of 137 indigent and unclaimed people were interred Wednesday afternoon in a communal burial plot at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Renton. Among those buried was Kathryn Ann Blair. Blair was born in 1952 in Akron, Ohio. She died

  • Campus Celeb: Kevin Otubu '16

    Outlet: Her Campus

    This week, Her Campus wants you to meet Kevin Otubu, Junior here at Kent State and one of this week's Campus Celebrities. Many of you may recognize his face from his campaign posters last semester while he was running for Undergraduate Student Govern

  • EYE Lighting welcomes Debbie Lambros as new IT Manager

    Outlet: Global LEDs/OLEDs

    EYE Lighting International, a manufacturer of LED luminaires, controls, and related lighting products, is pleased to announce the hiring of Debbie Lambros as IT Manager. In her new role, Lambros will focus on documentation and assessment of EYE Light

  • AquaBlue first resident of Tolloty Technology Incubator in New Philadelphia

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Tolloty Technology Incubator has its first resident. AquaBlue, a multimillion dollar industrial water treatment chemicals and service provider, has moved into the new facility’s first floor. The incubator, in the Tuscarawas Regional Techno

  • Kent State honors Fowler for service as he shifts focus to mentoring pastors (Fowler)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    The Rev. Ronald J. Fowler has started a new chapter in his life story. On Wednesday, Kent State trustees honored the pastor laureate of Arlington Church of God and community activist with a resolution and reception for his contributions to the uni

  • Leadership Tuscarawas announces new board members

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Leadership Tuscarawas recently announced the introduction of Heather J. Milburn and Michael Morelli as board members. Milburn, a resident of Uhrichsville, has been the firm administrator at Investment Partners for more than four years. Her pre

  • More new buildings coming to Kent State campus

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    New architecture, alumni buildings move ahead, while the school sells land to the City of Kent for a new police station Kent State University is adding new buildings on campus, one of which is replacing a decades-old standby. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia r

  • Art Notes: Akron Area Arts Alliance seeks new director; Kent State exhibit features faculty works

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Legacies In preparation for its move to a new Center for the Visual Arts in 2016, the School of Art Gallery at Kent State University will take a look back in Legacy & Prospect: Faculty Work in Context 1913-1963, on view through Oct. 17 at the gall

  • 19 Action News at Noon

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Well students at kent state university are standing up to fight urban outfitters today. >> Yeah, the clothing chain put a sweatshirt up for sale with what appears to be blood stains and it appears to be a reference to the shootings at the university

  • Wear Kent State

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    kent state -- kent state university wants you to show support by wearing blue and gold. This is after urban outfitters sold this sweatshirt, seemingly a throwback to the shooting officer the campus 44 years ago. It's asked you take a photo of yourse

  • This and that

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    We’re onto you: People are getting tired of Urban Outfitters’ shtick. Web sentiment on the teen clothing retailer “took a dive to a negative reading of 71 on Monday from a positive reading of 50 on Sunday after the company’s red-paint splattered K

  • Wayne Dawson tries 'The Wayne Dawson'

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio -- A Kent sandwich shop offers 23 gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches honoring Kent State University alumni and two of FOX 8's own are among them! The folks...

  • Health departments consolidation under study

    Outlet: Steubenville Herald-Star - Online

    _ STEUBENVILLE - The Jefferson County Board of Health approved hiring Kent State University to conduct a consolidation study with the Steubenville Health Department and to write a grant application for $50,000 to pay for the year-long study. Health D

  • Conference helps KSU Jewish studies program mark 40 years

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    The Jewish studies program in Kent State University's College of Arts and Sciences hosted the 26th annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 and for the first time it was held at the new Kent State Hotel and

  • Kent State Offers MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship

    Outlet: PRLog

    - Sep. 17, 2014 - Kent State University's College of Business Administration is now offering a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship. “The entrepreneurship track is an interdisciplinary concentration whi

Kent State University In the News, September 17, 2014

  • Haynes greets area business leaders (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Ninety local supporters on hand for Kickoff Luncheon Kent State head football coach Paul Haynes and members of his staff were the featured guests at the fourth annual Kent Area Chamber of Commerce/ Kent State University Kickoff Luncheon, held S

  • Mike Levy Photography

    Outlet: Cool Cleveland

    One of Ohio’s greatest photojournalists, Mike Mlevy transforms the way we see Cleveland, one frame at a time. Born and raised on the East Side, Levy has worked with publications like The Journal, The Herald Post, The Seattle Times, the Arizona Republ

  • AUDIO: Does Spanking Work? (Richardson)

    Outlet: WAKR-AM

    The Adrian Peterson case has reignited the debate over how we should discipline our kids. Should parents spank their kids? Is there a better way to discipline? Professor Rhonda Richardson of Kent State University's College of Education, Health, and H

  • Kent State sweatshirt put through the spin cycle: Editorial cartoon

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND-Ohio--Urban Outfitters spin that their bloodstained looking Kent State sweatshirt was meant to look simply weathered and not like it had survived the infamous Kent State shootings, might be considered sincere if it weren't for the company's

  • Urban Outfitters pulls sweatshirt

    Outlet: CNN.com

    Urban Outfitters drew ire after selling a vintage Kent State sweatshirt with red stains online. Click here to view video: http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/09/15/dnt-offensive-kent-state-sweatshirt-urban-outfitters.wews.html

  • YBI moves city into global community

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    YOUNGSTOWN World-class and Youngstown. The two easily belong together, said James Cossler, Youngstown Business Incubator’s chief executive officer, after a No. 1 world ranking was bestowed upon the facility Tuesday. Last year, YBI was ranked 11

  • College students need help to succeed and institutions must continue to step up, presidents say

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio - Presidents of three northeast Ohio colleges said they are doing the best they can to prepare today's students to stay in school, graduate and find a good career. But University of Akron President Scott Scarborough, Kent St

  • Urban Outfitters: ‘We Understand How Our Sincerity May Be Questioned'

    Outlet: Time - Online

    Following an uproar, the retailer explains how it ended up selling a 'bloody' Kent State sweatshirt in a statement provided to TIME On Monday, we wrote about the latest controversy to hit clothing retailer Urban Outfitters: a vintage Kent State sw

  • Youngstown Business Incubator named world's best: the Mix

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    YOUNGSTOWN Under the direction of Jim Cossler, the Youngstown Business Incubator has helped nurture a powerful start-up culture in the former steel town.Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Youngstown always felt pretty proud of its

  • Urban Outfitters Apologizes

    Outlet: ABC News - Online

    Urban Outfitters' Latest Mistake Oops. Urban Outfitters apologized for selling a Kent State sweatshirt made to look like it was splattered with blood -- a scary reminder to some shoppers of the 1970 shootings at the university. The top w

  • Millennials: Buy Your T-Shirts Somewhere Else

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    Urban Outfitters has a fashion problem, not to mention a major public relations issue. Maybe it's time for our generation to buy our overpriced T-shirts somewhere else. The retail company came under fire again on Monday for selling what appeared t

  • May 4 Visitors Center director reacts to "vintage sweatshirt" (Farmer)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Mindy Farmer says some good can come from Urban Outfitters' decision to sell the sweatshirt The head of the May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State University, a museum commemorating the shooting deaths of four students by National Guardsmen, is weigh

  • Holley brothers making the most of their opportunities at Kent State

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    KENT, OH (Toledo News Now) - If you follow high school football in northwest Ohio, you definitely know the Holley brothers from Whitmer. They took their team to the state finals, and now, they suit up at the next level. Nate starts at safety a

  • KSU alumna creates event in response to UO shirt

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    CLEVELAND - Urban Outfitters' controversial Kent State University sweatshirt has the nation buzzing. The vintage-style shirt appeared to have blood stains and school officials say it's a "great offense" that goes "beyond poor taste." Now, one

  • Kent State Trumbull to Hold Job Fair Oct. 14

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    WARREN, Ohio -- The 2014 fall job fair at the Trumbull Campus of Kent State University, Champion Township, will be held from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Oct. 14. Those planning to participate are asked to bring their resumes and wear interview attire. At

  • OUR VIEW: A cheap excuse for an apology to Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Shame on urban outfitters for appalling May 4 sweatshirt stunt Urban Outfitters says it ’s all a mistake. Those red stains on the faded Kent State sweatshirt that look very much like blood? “Discoloration.” The holes that look like they mig

  • ‘Bloodstained’ KSU shirt sparks outrage

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Urban Outfitters lists vintage item for sale The Kent State University community is decrying a clothing retailer for a sweatshirt they say poked fun at the May 4, 1970 shootings. L a t e S u n d a y, Buzzfeed reported the sweatshirt being

  • Urban Outfitters' Weaselly Excuse for Offensive Kent State Blood Shirt

    Outlet: U.S. News & World Report

    Bad Judgment, Worse Excuse Urban Outfitters' Kent State sweatshirt was offensive and their excuse made it worse. he idiot war tourists – the college students who thought it would be, like, totally awesome to sneak into Syria and get off a few a

Kent State University In the News, September 16, 2014

Kent State University In the News, September 15, 2014

  • Former Ohio prison warden calls TJ Lane escape "unacceptable" (Rose)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    Blames staffing as possible problem CLEVELAND - A former Ohio prison warden is calling the escape by school shooter T.J. Lane "unacceptable" and suspects staff cutbacks could be blamed. Norman Rose was longtime prison warden in Ohio and say

  • Urban Outfitters Made A Horrific Kent State Sweatshirt With 'Blood Splatters'

    Outlet: Business Insider

    Urban Outfitters is again facing public backlash for one of its clothing items after Buzzfeed pointed out that the retailer was selling a "Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt" with red splotches that are reminiscent of blood stains. The sweatshirt seems

  • Kent State responds to Urban Outfitters "Distasteful" choice of clothing

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Urban Outfitters is not pleasing very many shoppers. The clothing company is on the receiving end of negative backlash after it released a faux-vintage Kent State sweatshirt splattered in blood. Many believe the shirt is in reference to the May

  • Kent State officials respond to ‘bloody’ sweatshirt by Urban Outfitters

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University, the site of a shooting in 1970 that killed four students, criticized Urban Outfitters Inc. for selling a sweatshirt with its college logo and what appears to be splattered blood. “We take great offense to a company using our

  • Kent State University "Vintage Sweatshirt" with splotches that look like blood spark outrage

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - Urban Outfitters is facing a public backlash after offering for sale a "Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt" with red blotches that could be interpreted as blood stains. Twitter lit up as people blasted the company for its insensitivity for

  • KSU gets $3.64M for blood pressure research (Fresco, Hughes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Will study the effects of meditation with PA. university It’s a fact that the heart pumps blood to the brain, but could the brain possibly have the power to regulate blood pressure? Kent State University scientists will have the chance to fi

  • Kent State hosts safety event

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent Fire Department Lt. Jeff Coffee shows Kent State University student Kais Baccour, an exchange student from Tunisia, how to use a fire hose during Safety Awareness Day on campus. The Kent and KSU police departments had their K9 units on site,

  • Kent State: Urban Outfitters 'bloody' sweatshirt 'trivializes a loss of life that still hurts'

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    Outrage over bloody 'vintage' Kent State sweater KENT, Ohio - Kent State officials are calling out a major retailer for their vintage-style sweatshirt, saying it's a "great offense" that goes "beyond poor taste." Many people wondered if Urban

  • Study links hypertension and dementia

    Outlet: Brown Daily Herald - Online

    High blood pressure can lower oxygen flow to the brain, leading to tissue atrophy, mental decline High blood pressure — also known as hypertension — may have previously unforeseen implications for the brain that can even cause dementia in some old

  • Crowning of royalty, plate auction open Tuscarawas County Fair

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    A huge crowd was on hand Sunday night as the 164th annual Tuscarawas County Fair got off to a smooth start with the crowning of fair royalty and the annual commemorative plate auction in the Junior Fair Livestock Arena. DOVER A huge crowd w

  • Exploradio: Avoiding the 'acting-white' trap (Neal-Barnett)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Black children face many challenges on the way to academic achievement, including accusations that doing well in school means they're 'acting white' A group of black students at Kent State University is taking a special interest in the work of one

  • App could help visitors enjoy Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    National parks draw lots of visitors who like the outdoors, but may not know much about what they see, whether it's plants or animals or geology. A new digital app could help them learn. ideastream's Joanna Richards reports. Rick Ferdig is a fan o

  • A Peaceful Protest

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Tagged With: ferguson, protest, shooting, student body, student opinion On Wednesday, September 3rd Kent State students gathered on the K to silently protest for the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson. Students covered the K, laying down with targ

  • Going Places: Sept. 15-19, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY: Mindy Farmer to director, Visitors Center, College of Arts and Sciences.

  • Kent State East Liverpool celebrates naming of classroom building

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL - Kent State University at East Liverpool will celebrate the naming of John J. Purinton Hall, the main classroom building at Broadway and Fourth streets and the former location of East Liverpool High School, on Monday.

  • Kent State Univ. to host leadership speaker series

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University's Center for Student Involvement is introducing a new initiative this fall through its Leadership Development team. The Leadership Speaker Series features five speakers: Jerome Love, Kym Whitley, Chaz Pitts-Kyser, Lilly Ledbette

  • Aircraft dazzle visitors during KSU Aviation fair (gallery)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    It was a chilly day, but that didn't stop visitors from going to the Kent State University Airport in Stow on Saturday for the Aviation Heritage Fair. The annual event celebrates aviation education past, present and future. There were stationary disp

  • PORTAGE PATHWAYS: 1964 plan paved the way for today's Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The heart of the Kent State University campus began moving south 50 years ago. And it would be nearly a half-century before it reversed direction. A nine-year development plan for the university, unveiled in September 1964 by President Robert Whit

  • Community Design Workshop set

    Outlet: Indiana Gazette - Online, The

    Community planners from Indiana Borough, White Township, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Indiana County Office of Planning and Development have announced the schedule for the upcoming Community Design Workshop. The workshop will be hel

  • Tuscarawas County charities granted gifts of $221,967

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    A $39,550 grant from the Harold C. and Marjoire Q. Rosenberry Tuscarawas Foundation covered the purchase and installation of Criterion Flooring System and drywall installation for the new building of the Tuscarawas County Humane Society. The f

  • KSU East Liverpool faculty, students man screening booth at fair

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL- Four faculty members and eight nursing students from Kent State University at East Liverpool recently volunteered at the Ohio Nurses Association, District Three, blood pressure screening booth at the Canfield Fair. Associate Lecturer

  • Kent State coach Paul Haynes says Golden Flashes can take something from loss (Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    COLUMBUS: The statistics and especially the score tell the story of Kent State’s 66-0 loss to Ohio State on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The Buckeyes not only shut out the Golden Flashes, but also held Kent State’s offense to 126 total yards. The KSU

  • Kent State Airport abuzz with flight fans

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    When is an air show not an air show? When you call it a “fly in.” Those who flocked to the Kent State University Airport in Stow on Saturday didn’t notice much difference. They saw all manner of planes zooming overhead, and they walked among mo

  • National Association of Distinguished Professionals Selects Phyllis J. Hendricks as a Distinguished Professional in Her Field

    Outlet: WKRG-TV - Online

    Ms. Hendricks will be featured in the upcoming edition of the NADP Women of Distinction Magazine in 2014. This article was originally distributed via 24-7 Press Release Newswire. 24-7 Press Release Newswire, WorldNow and this Site make no warranti

  • Kent State faces tall task in road game at Ohio State (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State's 0-2 start to the season gets no easier today when the Golden Flashes travel south to Columbus to take on the 22nd-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes at noon inside Ohio Stadium. Ohio State is coming off a home loss to Virginia Tech last Satur

  • Studies: Cellphone Use Not Helping College Students' Grades

    Outlet: NewsMax - Online

    College students spend almost half their waking hours using their smartphones, but they're not using them to talk. A surprising study from Baylor University found that actual voice conversation may be a dying art among young academics who instead

  • Top 3 health tips: instant health boosts

    Outlet: Morning Call - Online

    There are minor moves that offer major benefits for your mind and body. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, offers these three instant health boosts: PEN A THANK-YOU NOTE 1 Students who wrote letters expressing gratitude to some

  • Cleveland State University gains international and graduate students; overall enrollment declines

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Cleveland State University’s overall enrollment declined slightly, but the university made strong gains in international and graduate student enrollment. This fall, Cleveland State welcomed 17,746 students, down about 2% from last year’s numbers.

  • Colleges plan public programs to mark Constitution Day

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Several local colleges have scheduled free public programs to commemorate Constitution Day on Wednesday. The U.S. typically celebrates Constitution Day on Sept. 17 to commemorate the day in 1787 when the delegates to the Constitutional Convent

  • Beautifully restored 'Avenger' comes to Kent State Aviation Heritage Fair

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    Stow -- The skies over Northeast Ohio will continue to rumble with the sound of radial engines, as the heaviest single-engine aircraft of World War II will make its debut at the Kent State University Aviation Heritage Fair Sept. 13. Owner and pilo

  • Former Canton pastor elected bishop of Lutheran Synod

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    The Rev. Abraham Allende will be installed as the fourth bishop of the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America at 2 p.m. Sunday on at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will preside

  • Kent State, downtown Kent to unite in 4th Annual Lets Take a Ride/Walk

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Whether on foot or by bike, Kent State University students are invited to make the trek along the completed Lester A. Lefton Esplanade into downtown Kent for the fourth annual Let's Take a Ride/Walk, set for 11:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Registration is fr

  • Colleges plan public programs to mark Constitution Day

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    The day commemorates the date when the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met to sign the document they created. Several local colleges have scheduled free public programs to commemorate Constitution Day on Wednesday. The U.S. t

Kent State University In the News, September 12, 2014

  • University, downtown Kent unite in 4th Annual Ride/Walk

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Whether on foot or by bike, Kent State University students are invited to make the trek along the completed Lester A. Lefton Esplanade into downtown Kent for the 4th Annual Let’s Take a Ride/Walk, set for 11:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Registration i

  • Justice Dept. sues KSU for discrimination (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Alleges university wouldn’t allow student to keep service animal in housing Trustees and several staff members of Kent State University now find themselves the subject of a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, in relation to a 2010 di

  • Kent State Holds Dedication of the May Prentice House and Poetry Park With University President Beverly Warren

    Outlet: NBC4i.com

    Kent State University President Beverly Warren will speak at a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicated to Wick Poetry Center’s new home on Friday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. on the Lefton Esplanade between Lincoln and Willow streets. The center was recently relo

  • Enrollment up at Kent State, again

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    It's another big year for enrollment at Kent State. The university has announced that 28, 457 students enrolled this year at the Kent campus. That marks the eighth year in a row of growth and the most students ever. Kent State also announced the i

  • Kent State volleyball player earns MAC honors

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State senior outside hitter Tinuke Aderemi-Ibitola was named the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week. Her performance in last weekend’s Hampton Inn Golden Flashes Volleyball Classic against Evansville, Morehead

  • Weekend Area Events

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Fairs & Festivals Kent State University Airport. 4020 Kent Road, Stow. aviationheritagefair.com. Aviation Heritage Fair. The fair is a celebration of aviation education past, present and future. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Museums Kent State Uni

  • Opinion: Keep Common Core standards in place

    Outlet: Cincinnati Enquirer - Online

    The following letter was signed by the education deans of Bowling Green State University, Central State University, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, Miami University, Ohio University, Ohio State University, Shawnee State University,

  • What time and which channel is the Ohio State-Kent State game on?

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The No. 22 Ohio State Buckeyes will look to bounce back from the first regular-season loss of the Urban Meyer era when they host Kent State on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. The game will be televised on ABC,

  • Kent State professor among growing legion of players powering pinball's comeback (Carduner)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    EDITOR'S CHOICE -- SCOTT SUTTELL Blog Entry: September 11, 2014 10:24 AM | Author: SCOTT SUTTELL By day, Jessie Carduner, 51, is a linguistics professor at Kent State University. But she has another passion, as this Wall Street Journal story de

  • Enrollment Up Again at Kent State University (Warren, Diacon)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Overall enrollment throughout Kent State University’s eight-campus system fell slightly this fall, but the university still had plenty of encouraging news to share, especially in terms of the academic preparedness of its incoming class and the percen

  • West Side News & Notes: Cuyahoga River cleanup project recruiting volunteers

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    CUYAHOGA FALLS — The City of Cuyahoga Falls is partnering with a number of local communities and organizations Sept. 27 for the 2014 National Public Lands Day Cuyahoga River Cleanup project. Volunteers are being recruited to assist with Cuyahoga R

  • Urban Meyer is tired of talking about Ohio State's loss to Virginia Tech

    Outlet: Score - Online, The

    On his weekly radio show, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer made it very clear that he is fed up with talking about last week's loss that saw Virginia Tech upset his Buckeyes. Urban: "The worst thing is keep talking about that damn thing (VT loss

  • Kent State-Ohio State Preview Capsule

    Outlet: Fresno Bee - Online

    KENT STATE (0-2) at No. 22 OHIO STATE (1-1), noon (ABC/ESPN2) Click to Continue »

  • Kent State-Ohio State Preview Capsule

    Outlet: Lexington Herald-Leader - Online

    KENT STATE (0-2) at No. 22 OHIO STATE (1-1), noon (ABC/ESPN2) Click to Continue »

  • Channeling Michael Jackson

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    As a senior at the University of North Carolina in 2003, Vamsi Tadepalli yearned to play in a funky band inspired by the music of Michael Jackson. As cover versions of Jackson's songs quickly overran the setlist, Tadepalli decided to go full-on with

  • Live updates from Ohio State's Urban Meyer's radio show: The last time you'll hear from the Buckeyes coach before Kent State

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Urban Meyer upset Virginia Tech Ohio State Ohio State coach Urban Meyer previews this week's game against Kent State on his weekly radio call-in show. (Marvin Fong, The Plain Dealer) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Live updates from Ohio State coach Urban Me

  • Kent State College of Business Administration Ranks Again as a Best Undergraduate Business Program

    Outlet: PRLog

    - Sep. 11, 2014 - KENT, Ohio -- Once again, Kent State University's College of Business Administration earned a coveted spot in the 2015 rankings for Best Undergraduate Business Programs by U.S. News & World Report, ranking 155 on the prestigious lis

  • $5,000 in purchases made in Boardman identity theft case

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    BOARDMAN — Township police are investigating a case of identity theft in which someone made nearly $5,000 worth of purchases using a Higher One prepaid card that was taken out using the victim’s name. According to a police report filed earlier thi

  • U.S. News and World Report ranks BGSU 173rd among colleges

    Outlet: Sentinel-Tribune - Online

    U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" once again recognized Bowling Green State University as one of the nation's top public universities. The university improved its overall ranking by eight spots from last year and is the highes

  • Area events beginning Sept. 11

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    KSU HERITAGE FAIR Kent State University’s 18th Aviation Heritage Fair takes place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Kent State University Airport, 4020 Kent Road in Stow. The fair celebrates the past, present and future of aviation. There

Kent State University In the News, September 11, 2014

  • Severe storms sweep across region, Stow homes damaged

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    STOW: Tammy Slusser was upstairs in her home late Wednesday afternoon when her husband, Scott, began screaming. “We need to get downstairs!” With her broken foot in a cast, Slusser frantically hobbled down the steps as the sound of a freight tr

  • Art best bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Wood, Fire & Ashes: Wood-Fired Ceramics From the Kent State University Kirkagama Kiln — Through Sept. 27 in the Main Hall Art Gallery, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton. 330-244-3356.

  • Kent State’s main campus enrollment reaches record high; quality of freshman class also sets record (Warren, Garcia, Diacon)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University’s main campus has more students than ever, and its freshman class has a record high grade-point average and a record average ACT score. The main campus welcomed 28,457 students for the fall semester, breaking last year’s reco

  • Art best bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, 2015, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glass: Selections From the Kent State University Museum Collection through June 28; and Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye through Oct. 5. 330-672-345

  • Former Kent State golfers lead team Canada in World Amateur Team Championship

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KARUIZAWA, Japan: Former Kent State players Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith teamed up to give Canada a share of the lead Wednesday in the World Amateur Team Championship. Conners, the U.S. Amateur runner-up, opened with a 6-under 66, and Pendrit

  • Aviation Fair at KSU Airport will take off Saturday (Satyshur)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State Universi- ty’s 18th Aviation Heri- tage Fair will take place from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at the KSU Air- port at 4020 Kent Road in Stow. The fair, a celebration of aviation education past, present and future, is presented b

  • Art on display helps Kent State student cope

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Inspiration can be found in every nook and cranny in downtown Kent. Tanner Dionne, a freshman film major at Kent State University, presents a one-man art show, featuring a collection titled “I Want to Believe” in the front room at Scrib

  • Kent State searching for new vice president

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University has launched a national search for a new vice president for Institutional Advancement. The search committee is charged with attracting and screening top candidates and then developing a list of up to three well-qualifi

  • Enrollment at Kent State hits all-time high (Diacon, Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University continues to set records and reach its enrollment goals. Unduplicated (or preponderant) headcount at the Kent campus for fall 2014 is 28,457 students, exceeding last year’s record of 28,019. This marks the eighth consecu

  • Poetry sculpture unveiled (Hassler)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KSU Intalls Artwork in New Park Off Esplanade It’s time to learn a new word: Ekphrasis. Merriam-Webster defines it as “a literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art.” Think John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn.” Loosely speak

  • Good Morning America

    Outlet: WYTV-TV

    It's been quiet overnight after rain and storms pushed through the Mahoning Valley...there was no damage here. The strong winds blew to the west of us, in Portage and Summit counties... Both counties had tornado warnings late yesterday afternoon. Hir

  • Kent State Tuscarawas to offer floor hand training jobs

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas, in partnership with Stark State College, ShaleNET and Ohio Means Jobs, is offering a Floor Hand course beginning Nov. 3. The three-week class will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will be hel

  • Good Morning Cleveland

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> We're waiting to learn whether a tornado touched down in stow, a possibly if you believe cloud tore the roof off of a house on the corner of bunker lane and berwyn drive. No injuries. The national weather service expected to survey the damage tod

  • Tornado Warning

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    It is now 615 P.M. we will assume, unless this continues, that this tornado warning for a geauga portage county has expired, we have some damage victors coming in, bill martin has a look. >> We have a couple pictures and as you take the photos remain

  • College students spending hours daily on smartphones

    Outlet: San Antonio Express-News - Online

    College students are giving new meaning to the term "phoning it in." Recent research from Baylor University indicates they are spending close to half their waking hours on their smartphones. Texting was, by far, the activity students said they spe

  • U.S. Justice Department sues Kent State over student's therapy dog

    Outlet: USA Today - Online

    The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Kent State University on Monday for violating the Fair Housing Act, according to The Plain Dealer of Cleveland. The incident occurred in 2010 when the university did not allow a student who suffe

  • Kudos for Kent State

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Kent State University has been recognized once again as one of the nation's best colleges. U.S. News & World Report included Kent State on its first-tier list in the Best National Universities category in the 2015 edition of best colleges. KSU ranks

  • College students spending hours daily on smartphones

    Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle - Online

    College students are giving new meaning to the term "phoning it in." Recent research from Baylor University indicates they are spending close to half their waking hours on their smartphones. Texting was, by far, the activity students said they spe

  • Beautifully restored 'Avenger' comes to Kent State Aviation Heritage Fair

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Stow -- The skies over Northeast Ohio will continue to rumble with the sound of radial engines, as the heaviest single-engine aircraft of World War II will make its debut at the Kent State University Aviation Heritage Fair Sept. 13. Owner and pilo

  • Kent, Streetsboro chambers hosts Business After Hours at Kent State University

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Kent and Streetsboro Area Chambers of Commerce recently held a joint Business After Hours event at the Kent State University Fashion School June F. Mohler Memorial Library. About 60 people attended the event showcasing one of the nation's most su

  • Kent State ranked among top universities in nation by U.S. News & World Report (Diacon, Mansfield)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University has been recognized again as one of the nation's best colleges. U.S. News & World Report included Kent State on their first-tier list in the Best National Universities category in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges. The rep

Kent State University In the News, September 10, 2014

Kent State University In the News, September 9, 2014

  • Kent State University sued by U.S. Justice Department over housing claim

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Kent State University is being sued by The U.S. Justice Department for violating the Fair Housing Act. The Plain Dealer reports the lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. HUD says Kent State engaged in housing discrimination wh

  • Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor stumps in Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor campaigned in Northeast Ohio on Monday, including stops in Kent and Wooster. Taylor visited Kent State University at noon, where she met with the College Republicans. She then stopped at the campaign headquarters for her an

  • Local business community shows support for Haynes’ Coach’s Corner

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Nearly 40 members of the Kent business community and fans of the Golden Flashes’ football team attended Monday’s inaugural “Coach’s Corner” hosted by Water Street Tavern and Mr. Zub’s. The informal, meet, greet and eat with head football coach Pau

  • UA, KSU rank high on national college report (Diacon)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State is once again among the top 200 colleges in the nation, and the University of Akron isn’t far behind, according to annual rankings U.S. News and World Report released Tuesday. Since 1983, the magazine has compiled listings of the best c

  • Taylor rallies at KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    OHIO LT. GOVERNOR MEETS CAMPUS GOP, LOCAL PARTY OFFICIALS; CLAIMS SUCCESS IN JOBS, BALANCING BUDGET Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor rallied college voters Monday during a campaign stop at Kent State University. Taylor met at noon with KSU College Republic

  • App could help visitors enjoy Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ferdig)

    Outlet: ideastream.org

    National parks draw lots of visitors who like the outdoors, but may not know much about what they see, whether it’s plants or animals or geology. A new digital app could help them learn. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports. Rick Ferdig is a fan

  • App could help visitors enjoy Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ferdig)

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    National parks draw lots of visitors who like the outdoors, but may not know much about what they see, whether it’s plants or animals or geology. A new digital app could help them learn. ideastream’s Joanna Richards reports. Rick Ferdig is a fan

  • 'Chicago Fire' actress Molly Glynn killed by falling tree (Schmidlin)

    Outlet: Chicago Tribune - Online

    Longtime Chicago theater actress Molly Glynn died Saturday, a day after she was hit by a falling tree while biking on a north suburban forest preserve trail, officials and Glynn's husband said.. Glynn, who lived in Rogers Park, was pronounced dead

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park visitors will soon have a "virtual park ranger" in their smartphones (Ferdig)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio - Visitors to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park will soon have a "virtual park ranger" in their smartphone. And they can be "citizen scientists." Kent State University researchers have received a $952,000 National Science Foundatio

Kent State University In the News, September 8, 2014

  • Around Ravenna

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    We would like to take this time to thank all of the wonderful Kent State University students who came to Upper Room Ministries on Aug. 23 for “KSU Freshman Day of Service.” These students were not only very pleasant to work with, they worked so har

  • KSU psychologist gets grant to study obesity in low-income teens

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    In a study funded by a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, psychologist Amy Sato, an assistant professor of psychology at Kent State University, will recruit subjects from the community, including area schools and social service agenci

  • KSU Aviation Heritage Fair takes off Saturday (Satyshur)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University’s 18th Aviation Heritage Fair will take place from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at the KSU Airport at 4020 Kent Road in Stow. The fair, a celebration of aviation education past, present and future, is presented by KSU’s Aer

  • Four grants bring KSU $1.5 million in liquid crystal funds

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Three research groups at Kent State University have been awarded a total of $1.5 million by the National Science Foundation for projects that will advance basic knowledge of liquid crystals and further their development in new materials and technolo

  • International Festival in Kent on Saturday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Main Street Kent will host the fourth annual International Festival in downtown Kent from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the festival is free. North Water Street will be closed from Main to Columbus streets for the event. Visitors can p

  • Kent State Sports Report: Flashes' volleyball team races out to 5-1 start

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State volleyball team is off to an impressive 5-1 start after winning the Hampton Inn Golden Flashes Classic for the second straight season last weekend. The Golden Flashes earned a four-set victory over New Hampshire (25-23, 25-23, 21-25

  • Beautifully restored 'Avenger' comes to Kent State Aviation Heritage Fair

    Outlet: Twinsburg Bulletin

    Stow -- The skies over Northeast Ohio will continue to rumble with the sound of radial engines, as the heaviest single-engine aircraft of World War II will make its debut at the Kent State University Aviation Heritage Fair Sept. 13. Owner and pilo

  • Kent State presents its 18th Aviation Heritage Fair on Sept. 13

    Outlet: Stow Sentry

    Kent State University's 18th annual Aviation Heritage Fair will take place Sept. 13, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow. The fair, a celebration of aviation education past, present and fut

  • Chicago actress Molly Glynn dies after being struck by falling tree (Schmidlin)

    Outlet: Los Angeles Times - Online

    Longtime Chicago theater actress Molly Glynn died Saturday, a day after she was hit by a falling tree while biking on a north suburban forest preserve trail, officials and Glynn's husband said. Glynn, who lived in Rogers Park, was pronounced dead

  • MBFW Highlight: Anastasia Iafrate wins Supima 2014 Design Competition

    Outlet: Examiner.com

    Supima presented their seventh annual Supima Design Competition Thursday, Aug. 4, 2014 at Lincoln Center as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Six recent graduates representing the “best of the best” in American design schools squared off for a $10,

  • Former teacher's art show opens at River Art Gallery

    Outlet: Tonawanda News - Online

    Rosemarie Cardoso has been painting all her life, but over the past seven or eight years she has been working on something a bit different. Using iridescent paint and modeling paste on canvas, she has managed to bring light, movement and a third

  • Ohio still waits for casino promises to come true (Ulicney)

    Outlet: Toledo Blade - Online

    COLUMBUS — Proponents said there would be more jobs and tax revenue. Opponents warned of more crime and addiction. But were they right? During a fierce statewide campaign in 2009 that cost $47.1 million, supporters made promises to persuade vot

  • A comprehensive list of U.S. college- and university-sponsored or -hosted children's and young adult literature conferences, festivals, and symposia

    Outlet: Bartography

    (All of them that I could find, anyway.) In 2011, I was looking for such a list, wondered why I couldn’t find one, and decided to just go ahead and make one myself. Since then, I’ve periodically updated and reposted it, and I plan to continue doin

  • Get outside — but don't forget to bring your phone (Ferdig)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Researchers from Kent State University received a National Science Foundation grant to develop technology that will help visitors to Cuyahoga Valley National Park get more out of their visits. The $952,000 grant will be used to create a mobile app

  • Northeast Ohio draws growing number of foreign students

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Cleveland ranks 42nd and Akron 50th in foreign student populations among the nation’s metropolitan areas, according to a report released last week by the Brookings Institution. The Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor metro area had an average of 5,477 foreign

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    >>> Thank you, marcus. Few questions, have the ability to change your life as much as this one, what do you want to be when you grow up? So what if you don't know the answer? Well , we'll have a look at a local university to help fill in that blank.

  • Kent State researchers to develop mobile app for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ferdig)

    Outlet: Phys.org

    The grant to a team of researchers led by Richard E. Ferdig, Ph.D., professor in the Research Center for Education Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State, will be used to create a mobile app with multiple inte

  • Northeast Ohio man pleads for guns to be turned in as he reflects on the murder of his brother (Mansfield)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - Eric Mansfield supports gun buy-backs. Whatever can be done to get guns off the streets of America he will support. He knows what guns can do. Thirty years ago, a crazed man with a shotgun placed the barrel of the weapon near the chest o

  • Steve harvey show is coming to newschannel 5

    Outlet: Live on 5 at 5 PM - WEWS-TV

    >>> Steve harvey show is coming to newschannel 5. >> He grew up in cleveland. >> He never forgot where he came from and shared his mid western values with leon bibb. >> When he was a student in cleveland, a career in television crossed his mind, not

  • Kent State researchers to develop mobile app for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ferdig)

    Outlet: Electronic Component News (ECN) - Online

    A $952,000 National Science Foundation grant to researchers at Kent State University will result in a mobile device application to help visitors to Cuyahoga Valley National Park learn more about the park's history and ecology and become "citizen scie

  • Kent State product Dri Archer eager to show he's an all-around weapon for Steelers in regular-season debut against Browns

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    BEREA: Former Kent State standout Dri Archer has yet to make his regular-season debut in the NFL, but his reputation as a jack-of-all-trades has already spread throughout the Pittsburgh Steelers organization. For example, quarterback Ben Roethlisb

  • Kent State researchers to develop mobile app for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ferdig)

    Outlet: Bio-Medicine

    A $952,000 National Science Foundation grant to researchers at Kent State University will result in a mobile device application to help visitors to Cuyahoga Valley National Park learn more about the park's history and ecology and become "citizen scie

  • Claymont High graduate working on Uhrichsville revitalization plan

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Rita McPeak never planned on becoming a real estate developer. About a year ago, McPeak, a 1975 Claymont High graduate who now lives in New York, was in Uhrichsville visiting her parents. She noticed that the former Twin City Hardware building

  • College Students More Prone To Cell Phone Addiction

    Outlet: TheFix.com

    A new study shows that students can spend up to 10 hours a day glued to their phones. A study published by researchers at Baylor University in Texas appeared to show that college students are spending up to 10 hours a day on their cell phones, givin

  • Study abroad - To change the world, know the world

    Outlet: University World News

    Studying abroad is something that everyone should do at a young age. I feel that an education abroad experience helps to shape people’s views on life; it helps with opening the mind to other people, cultures and ways to live life. The opportunity

  • Wertheim Friendship Circle's first program administrator

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    Rena Wertheim of University Heights has been hired as Friendship Circle of Cleveland’s first program administrator. Wertheim, who began her duties Aug. 27, said she her background in special education and school administration “allows me to use my

  • Education Roundup - Universities Receive World Ranking

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Universities receive world ranking: Four Ohio universities are listed in the current Academic Ranking of World Universities by the Shanghai Rankings Consultancy, which lists the top 500 universities in the world. Ohio State University was the top-

  • Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band will perform at PAC Sept. 13

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA  Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band will perform live at  7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. The show is co-sponsored by 94.1 Radio. Who's Bad's power-packed tri

Kent State University In the News, September 5, 2014

Kent State University In the News, September 4, 2014

  • MAIN STREET KENT: Kent International Festival & Rockin’ Round Town

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Our Kent state university students are back in town, the summer is quickly winding down, and Main street Kent is busy preparing for all kinds of late summer and early fall fun. First on deck is the fourth annual Kent International Festival, to be hel

  • Stage notes: Coming up in theater

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    As arts organizations rev up for the start of their fall seasons, here are several notable productions coming up in the theater world. • The nonprofit Musical Theater Project of Lakewood is joining forces with Beck Center for the Arts and Kent Sta

  • Kent State University at Tuscarawas offering new degree program: Agribusiness

    Outlet: Times-Reporter, The

    After a five-year development process, the bachelor of science in agribusiness degree was made available for students to enroll in starting this fall semester, making Kent State Tuscarawas one of the few universities in this part of the state to offe

  • KSU professor’s words – freedom of speech or hate speech?

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News

    Kent State University history professor Julio Pino’s open letter to academic friends of Israel unleashed a multitude of reactions and raised the question, does his statement qualify as hate speech? According to Steven Shafron, a lawyer at Berkman,

  • Water Technology Innovators in Ohio (Ortiz)

    Outlet: Sound of Ideas - WCPN-FM, The

    A Wooster company makes an absorbent glass that can suck contaminants like oil spills from water. A Solon firm makes tiny pellets that filter heavy metals from industrial water. On today's Sound of Ideas, we'll learn about these companies and other w

  • Former Kent Roosevelt star Marcus Wright perseveres at Kent State, earns spot on defensive line (George, Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State and Mid-American Conference football backers are just now acquiring knowledge about Marcus Wright that folks in the Kent Roosevelt school system learned long, long ago. This young man is special. Special as a football player, and eve

  • FedEx Custom Critical CEO Virginia Albanese says women need to be more strategic about their careers

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    LEVELAND, Ohio -- Virginia C. Albanese, president and chief executive of FedEx Custom Critical, the largest critical shipment carrier in North America, once prepared for a meeting with her boss by doing what some might consider unthinkable: She asked

  • Brigade in Beachwood Place to host trunk show featuring Susan Scaparotti's red i jewelry (slideshow)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Local Cleveland artist Susan Scaparotti of red i jewelry will unveil new designs for men (and women) at a trunk show at Brigade at Beachwood Place Mall on Saturday, Sept. 13. Scaparotti, 53, has been making jewelry full time sinc

  • SpinDoktor, hard root beer, has origins in action sports

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    LEVELAND, Ohio – In the beginning, the idea of SpinDöktor – a hard root beer - truly was up in the air. Two action-sports-loving friends – Blanton Unger and Dana Pawlicki – sought a drink that fit that lifestyle. "We're both into action sports

  • Networks have plenty of midseason replacements: Fall TV preview 2014

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It's certainly no shame to start your prime-time life as a midseason replacement. Some of network television's biggest hits and most honored shows have been called off the bench at midseson. There's not a hint of hyperbole there

  • Northeast Ohio natives can be found in front of and behind the TV cameras: Fall TV preview 2014

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Three stars from Northeast Ohio will be pulling series double plays during the 2014-15 television season. Oscar nominee Terrence Howard ("Hustle & Flow"), who grew up in Cleveland, has top billing in Fox's "Empire," a midseason

  • Introductions: More trucking companies using CNG fuel

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    For the past century, gasoline and diesel have been the fuels that carried vehicles along American highways. Compressed natural gas (CNG) is starting to take a piece of the action. CNG could capture between 8 percent and 10 percent of t

  • A local university has a unique program

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    Still coming up at 6:30, helping college freshmen >> A local university has a unique program with that. Hey, will. >> >> Reporter: what do you do when your son or daughter says they are not sure what they want to do with their life? Kent state has a

  • Say This, Not That: Recruitment Terminology

    Outlet: Her Campus

    In just 2 short weeks one of the craziest weeks at Kent will begin, sorority recruitment. Recruitment is both super exciting and extremely fun. A year ago, I was a potential new member who knew next to nothing about greek life or recruitment.That is

  • New canopy for KSU East Liverpool

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    A new canopy was installed on the side entrance to Kent State University's East Liverpool campus building by Stitle Construction of Salem, with Joe Bokros and Tom Wess doing the work. Click here to see photo: http://news.vocus.com/?a=18834811320&

  • Kent State and Penn get $3.6 million from feds to study serenity (Fresco)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Niles Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan -- who has become a congressional evangelist for a meditation technique known as "mindfulness" and even authored a book on the subject -- announced today that universities in Northeast Ohio and Philad

  • Kent State School of Theatre and Dance Announces 2014-2015 Season

    Outlet: Examiner.com

    Expanded season offers exciting selection of classic and new works Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance has announced its 2014 – 2015 season. The new season includes a Pulitzer Prize winning play, the Kent Dance Ensemble (celebrating

  • Peek the Inspirations for the Supima Design Competition 2014

    Outlet: Fabulous Report, The

    If you can’t get enough of the designer inspirations for Spring 2015, you’ll love this: we’ve also got the inspiration sketches for the Supima Design Competition 2014, featuring its six design school finalists. The Supima Design Competition 2014 w

  • Adjuncts Rising, Part 2: How northern Nevada institutions tackle the issue of part-time faculty

    Outlet: This Is Reno

    Adjuncts Rising is an investigative series that looks at how northern Nevada public higher education institutions have addressed the issue of using part-time faculty to satisfy teaching responsibilities. ThisisReno.com reporter intern Chris Vega exam

  • Michael Jackson tribute band in concert at Performing Arts Center

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band will perform live Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. This show is cosponsored by 94.1 Radio. Who's Bad's power-packed tribute to Michael

  • New KSU building moving forward

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University's new headquarters for fundraising efforts and alumni relations moved a stepped closer to fruition Tuesday night. Kent's planning commission approved a site plan and conditional zoning for the university's new Institutional A

  • Kent State alum Kevin Miller just misses chance to qualify at NOPGA Assistants Championship

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Northern Ohio PGA Assistants Championship is a grueling 36-hole, one-day event. Professionals only have a 20-minute break for lunch between 18-hole rounds as they vie for the opportunity to represent the Northern Ohio section at the National P

  • Kent State point guard Kellon Thomas undergoes successful knee surgery

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State junior guard Kellon Thomas underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday, and is expected to be back in action in about a month. Thomas had major surgery on the same knee after suffering an injury during a pickup game follow

Kent State University In the News, September 3, 2014

Kent State University In the News, September 2, 2014

  • Kent State Sports Report: Flashes win UNLV tournament on pair of game-winners from Karli Paracca (Marinaro, O'Banion, Duncan)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Freshman Karli Paracca scored two-game winning goals on the weekend to lift the Kent State women's soccer team to the championship at the UNLV Nike Invitational. Paracca scored in the 85th minute to give the Golden Flashes (3-1) a 1-0 victory over

  • Kent State football team, family keeps Jason Bitsko in hearts during opener

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State football team honored Jason Bitsko with a moment of silence before the game, by wearing his No. 54 on their helmets and by painting No. 54 on the turf inside Dix Stadium. In addition, fans were given No. 54 stickers, KSU officials w

  • Flashes keep Bitko’s presence alive (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    While Kent State’s football season started with a difficult three-point loss to Ohio on Saturday, the team managed to get through its first game following the tragic death of teammate Jason Bitsko about as well as could be expected. Bitsko died in

  • KACC/KSU Kickoff Luncheon rescheduled for Sept. 16

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The 4th annual Kent Area Chamber of Commerce/Kent State University athletics Kickoff Luncheon has been rescheduled for Sept. 16. The luncheon was originally scheduled for Aug. 21, but was postponed following the death of Kent State football player

  • Kent State University and Ohio University form partnership for educational collaborations (Warren)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University and Ohio University will be rivals on the gridiron Saturday as the football season kicks off in Kent but their presidents plan to form a strong team for future educational collaborations. Kent State President Be

  • New dean of KSU at Tuscarawas says strong education system can help community prosper (Bielski)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter, The

    The new dean of Kent State University at Tuscarawas believes that if his institution does its job well, the community as a whole will prosper. “I think that all great regions have at their core a strong educational system,” said Bradley Bielski, w

  • Oregon's "Pay It Forward" proposal falters: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - An innovative Oregon plan to allow college students to defer paying tuition until after they graduate and begin a career has failed to gain support from the state's higher education board. The panel said Oregon has much more im

  • KSU's Nate Holley named MAC player of week

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State’s Nate Holley was named Mid-American Conference East Division defensive player of the week after forcing two fumbles and recovering one in Saturday’s loss to Ohio University. Holley, a sophomore from Toledo, also recorded 18 tackles, t

  • On the record: Kent State women’s soccer team wins UNLV Nike Invitational title in Las Vegas

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State freshman Karli Paracca scored her second game-winning goal of the weekend to lead the Golden Flahses women’s soccer team to the UNLV Nike Invitational title in Las Vegas. Paracca scored in the 85th minute to get Kent (3-1-0) a 1-0 win o

  • Celebrations — Aug. 31

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The National Collegiate Honors Council named recent Kent State graduate Allison Moats as a Portz Scholar for 2014. Moats is a Kent native who earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. The Portz Prize recognizes outstanding undergraduate honors thes

  • Celebrations — Aug. 31

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Kent State Alumni Association recognized Andy Baskin with the Distinguished Citizen Award. Baskin is a 1990 graduate who volunteers extensively for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Greater Cleveland Lung Association. Sagamore Hills resident

  • NFL notebook: James Harrison retires from NFL

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement Saturday. Harrison, 36, a product of Coventry, Hoban and Kent State, explained his reasoning on Facebook. “My love for my family and the need to be there for them outwei

  • Student housing squeeze in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Issue is how much new space is needed As Kent State University achieves some of its highest enrollment and retention rates ever, campus and city officials are collaborating on how to address what has become an apparent housing shortage for college

  • United Way drive opens at KSU game

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Sets $1.1 million goal for 2014 campaign The United Way of Portage County kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign Saturday at Kent State University’s football season opener, setting a goal of $1.1 million to fund local programs. The goal is a

  • Dual Kick-off at Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Fans watch fireworks at Dix Stadium celebrating the opening of Kent State University’s football season at the end of Saturday night’s game, a last-minute loss to Ohio University. For game stories, see page C1.

  • Kent housing squeeze

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    There is a student housing squeeze at Kent State University. Enrollment is up and campus and city officials are collaborating on how to address what has become a housing shortage for college students. Most area apartment complexes hit their maximum c

  • Ohio casinos' revenue promises haven't panned out (Ulicney)

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Proponents said there would be more jobs and tax revenue. Opponents warned of more crime and addiction. But were they right? During a fiercely contested statewide campaign in 2009 that cost $47.1 million, casino supporters made promises to pe

  • Cleveland theater auditions for Aug. 29 and beyond: Actors Summit Theater Seeks Equity and non-Equity Actors for 2014-15 Season & More

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University's Stark Campus. Fine Arts Building's Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave., Jackson Township. Lewis Black's "One Slight Hitch." Roles available for three men and four women. 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 2-3. Performances: Nov. 7-16. D

  • Five New “Flying Monkeys” Identified in Amazon (Norconk)

    Outlet: National Geographic - Online

    Five species of acrobatic monkey that have long flown under the scientific radar have been named in South America. These “flying monkeys,” or sakis, are notoriously shy and hard to study in their vast Amazon rain forest homes, where they’re known

  • More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking

    Outlet: Entrepreneur - Online

    Corporations with more diverse boards of directors are less prone to take risks and more likely to pay dividends to stockholders than firms whose boards are more homogenous. That’s what my two colleagues and I found in a soon-to-be-published stud