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Raissa Mendonca gets a sample of the water at West Branch State Park as part of a biogeochemistry project at Kent State University. (Photo taken by Jim Maxwell)

Though she had an interest in science at an early age, Raissa Mendonca had no idea she would end up over 4,000 miles away from her hometown of Recife, Brazil studying and doing award-winning ecological research in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She probably did not expect to be wearing a bug net ov...

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The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Landon Hancock of Kent State University’s School of Peace and Conflict Studies has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to the Republic of Korea in Peace Studies. Dr. Hancock will lecture and collaborate at ...

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college.

Kent State’s College of Communication and Information was recognized with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity for implementing a variety of diversity courses as part of its curriculum, creating successful diversity programs, and dedicating faculty and staff to diversity initiatives within the college and the university. The College of Co...

The Peace, War and Social Conflict Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) presented Kent State Professor Patrick G. Coy with a career award: the Robin M. Williams, Jr. Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scholarship, Teaching and Service in the areas of peace, war, and social conflict. The career award wa...

Distinguished Student Leadership Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Student Leadership and Distinguished Teacher and Advisor Awards, which is sponsored annually by the College of Arts and Sciences. The student award recipients, who are nominated by their departments, have shown leadership in academics, university service, community service, and other special pr...

Kent State University Professor of Psychology Mary Ann Parris Stephens, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2013 Developmental Health Award by the Aging and Health Committee of the American Psychological Association. Stephens will receive the award and give an invited address at the association’s 121st annual convention taking place fr...

Candace Perkins Bowen, associate professor and director of the Center for Scholastic Journalism, has been named the 2013 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award winner by the Journalism Education Association (JEA). The award recognizes a journalism teacher who “through excellent instruction inspired others to pursue scholastic journalis...