Featured Videos/e-Inside Multimedia 2011
Husband-and-wife duo Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, who combine journalism and activism in their unique brand of reporting centered on human rights abuses and advocacy, were the featured presenters at the fourth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Nov. 14 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Kristof and WuDunn are the first married couple to win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism for their coverage of China's Tiananmen Square democracy movement.
The couple spent the afternoon meeting with Kent State journalism students before delivering their lecture later in the evening.
The University Esplanade is built around the economic development of downtown Kent, and is a vital connection between the university and downtown projects that include PARTA’s new Kent Central Gateway multimodal transit center, private developments from Acorn Alley and Fairmount Properties, and the new Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center.
Thousands of Kent State University alumni, students, friends and community members visited campus for Homecoming 2013 on Oct. 5. The event featured the Bowman Cup 5k, annual parade, "Kiss on the K," tailgate party and much more. The Golden Flashes football team battled the Northern Illinois Huskies at Dix Stadium.
Music: Broke For Free - Something Elated, Jahzzar – Alive
Students are welcomed to a new year at Kent State University.
Music: "Oh Wee" by Immortal Beats
Welcome to Fall 2013 at Kent State! Kent State University and downtown Kent prepare to welcome new and returning students for the fall semester.
Kent State University and downtown Kent prepare to welcome new and returning students for the fall semester.
Shots of a summer day at Kent State.
Music: "The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan" by Chris Zabriske
Fashion icon Donna Karan speaks at Kent State about the importance of self-care and wellness for nurses.
Nov. 21, 2011~Remember the best thing about high school gym class? More than 40 Kent State University students do and have banded together with the Student Recreation and Wellness Center to form the university's official Dodgeball Club.
Nov. 14, 2011 ~ Each year, the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement hosts the Oxfam-Social Issues Banquet, a program dedicated to addressing hunger and other important social issues.
Nov. 7, 2011 ~ On Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m., Kent State University will pay tribute to America's veterans with a flag-raising ceremony at Risman Plaza.
Oct. 31, 2011 ~ Crystal Diagnostics announces its new MultiPath System which, using technology developed at Kent State University and Northeast Ohio Medical University, rapidly detects multiple pathogens in food.
Oct. 24, 2011 ~ Highlights from this year's homecoming, which took place on Oct. 15.
Oct. 17, 2011 ~ Students and guest speakers discuss tips for entrepreneurial success at Kent State's Sixth Annual Entrepreneurship Extravaganza. Kent State University's Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation hosted the free event on Oct. 6.
Oct. 10, 2011 ~ On the Home Front: Civil War Fashions and Domestic Life is now on display at the Kent State University Museum through Aug. 26, 2012. The exhibit focuses on the daily life and experiences of the American civilian population during the Civil War and the years immediately following.
Oct. 3, 2011 ~ Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton discusses facilitating faculty growth and proposes a new tenure timeline option during his 2011 State of the University Address.
Sept. 26, 2011 ~ Another big milestone in the $100-million redevelopment of downtown Kent, Ohio, was achieved with the groundbreaking of the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center on Sept. 19.
Sept. 19, 2011 ~ Ranked as the 3rd best fashion school in the U.S. and 13th in the world, the Fashion School at Kent State was recently designated an Ohio Center of Excellence.
Sept. 12, 2011 ~ A behind-the-scenes look at how the Kent State University Marching Band prepares and rehearses for events on campus.
Sept. 5, 2011 ~ On Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., the Kent State University Golden Flashes, along with new head football coach Darrell Hazell, host their first home game of the season versus Louisiana at Dix Stadium.
Aug. 29, 2011 ~ Recent graduates from Kent State share their college experiences, and offer advice to current students.
Aug. 22, 2011 ~ Fairmount Properties, with its partners Premier Development Partners LLC and BUD Kent LLC, and members of the Kent community marked the beginning of construction of a 185,000 square-foot development which will house the offices of the Davey Tree Resource Group, Ametek, Inc. and a number of new retailers and restaurants.
Aug. 15, 2011 ~ Dr. Ran Barniv is globally recognized as one of the top accounting scholars and regularly presents his scientific work at primary international and national conferences.
Aug. 8, 2011 ~ Talented piano students, grades 7-12, converge at Kent State University for 11 days of inspiration, learning and application.
Featured music (In order of appearance):
Zuguang Xiao -- Frédéric Chopin's "Fantasie in F Minor, Opus 49"
Aidan Dillon -- Robert Schumann and Franz Listz's "Widmung"
Charles Zhang -- Mozart's "Sonata in G Major, K. 2331"
Sarah Wang -- Claude Debussy's "From Children's Corner, Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum"
Aug. 1, 2011 ~ Navigating the Kent State University campus on a late July day.
Recognizing the need to facilitate the transfer of students from Stark State College to Kent State University to pursue and achieve their educational goals, Kent State President Lester A. Lefton and Stark State President John O'Donnell sign an institutional articulation agreement. The agreement eases the transfer process and promotes the closer coordination of academic courses, programs and degrees offered by the two institutions.
Theodore Albrecht, professor of musicology at Kent State, recently received a Distinguished Scholar Award for his work in classical and romantic music.
Kent State University head football coach Darrell Hazell and the university's football coaching staff host an "A" Ladies Must Get "A's" women's football clinic at Dix Stadium. Kent State coaches shared inside knowledge, giving women the opportunity to participate in drills on offense, defense and special teams.
Kent State University's Child Development Center is a comprehensive program serving young children and their families. The school also serves as a laboratory for undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers in education and related fields.
Kayak the Cuyahoga: Crooked River Adventures Kent State students enjoy an afternoon on the Cuyahoga River, kayaking from the new canoe and kayak livery at John Brown Tannery Park in downtown Kent, Ohio.
Crooked River Adventures offers trips along the Cuyahoga River to three destinations, all with easy-to-navigate routes and beautiful views.
Dr. Sung Tae Shin, senior vice president of Samsung's LCD Center in South Korea, recently visited Kent State to discuss the university's groundbreaking research involving new applications for liquid crystal display technologies. Shin, who received his Ph.D. from Kent State in 1994, met with representatives of the Liquid Crystal Institute and other faculty members to review progress on two research grant projects funded by Samsung.
Whether one wants to go for a semester, a year or just a few weeks, Kent State University has a study abroad opportunity to fit any student's needs.
The Career Services Center at Kent State helps students uncover their skills, learn about career options, gain experience and get hired.
Kent State University Associate Professor of Psychology John Gunstad speaks about his research linking weight loss surgery to improved mental capacity.
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at Kent State helps students establish independent businesses in the Kent area.
Declan Keane, a physics faculty member at Kent State, made headlines in 2010 when his research group discovered the heaviest antimatter nucleus in existence.
Visitors now have the chance to follow in the steps of history through the new May 4 Walking Tour Documentary: May 4, 1970: Someone to Tell the Story.
The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University dedicates its new EZ Black Box theatre to Louis O. Erdmann and William H. Zucchero — two celebrated emeriti faculty.
Kent State University dedicates the new sculpture walk featuring four sculptures along the Kent Campus Esplanade.
Come out for the Kent State Golden Flashes' free annual spring game at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at Dix Stadium.
On March 19, 2011, Kent State junior Dustin Kilgore etched his name into Golden Flashes history, pinning Oklahoma State's Clayton Foster in the 197-pound final.
The Academic Success Center provides assistance to students with a variety of services such as tutoring, computer skill sessions, exam preparation discussions and study skill information.
Highlighting the excellence in action that occurs every day on its eight campuses, the university hosted Kent State Day at the Ohio Statehouse on March 16.
Looking for some fun on the ice? Head over to the Kent State Ice Arena!
The Campus Kitchen at Kent State University, part of a national food recovery effort to feed hungry families, celebrated its grand opening Feb. 23.
The Campus Kitchen at Kent State will open spring 2011 and become part of a network of 30 schools working to fight hunger across the country.
Country Crush, a documentary by Kent State University Assistant Professor of Sociology Molly Merryman, tells the story of the rural sport of combine demolition derbies. It is currently airing on Western Reserve PBS.
Summer Sessions TV Spot
Kent State launched a new ad campaign featuring successful alumni of the university. Diaz McDaniel, process engineer at Kent Displays, discusses his involvement with the Experience for Life campaign and his experiences at Kent State.
Kent State University hosts its 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center. The event will feature Kweisi Mfume, diversity advocate, TV and radio commentator and former president of the NAACP, as its keynote speaker.
Students make their way across the snow-covered landscape of Kent Campus.