Division of Graduate Studies

Four staff members from the National Police College in Rwanda have begun their studies as graduate students at Kent State University this semester.

Four employees of the Rwandan National Police College in Musanze Province, Rwanda, who began their graduate studies at Kent State University in August, represent the driving force behind increases in both graduate and international student enrollment for the 2023 Fall Semester.  The number of international students on the Kent...

Environmental Science and Design Research Institute
Wharton State Forest coastline

Kathryn Burns is an upperclassman who transferred to Kent State during the pandemic.  Last academic year, she became a fellow within the Environmental Science and Design Research Institute (ESDRI) at KSU, which falls under the Division of Research and Sponsored Programs (RASP).  Kathryn is from the region and her family – as well...

Grace Conrad made projectile points out of cow femur bones, similar to the Clovis technology.

Sometimes it just takes a small spark to ignite a fire within you. For Anna Mika, who started as a geology major her freshman year and switched to anthropology the following year, that spark came in 2017 while taking an Anthropology course called North America’s Ice Aged Hunters, taught by Metin I. Eren, Ph.D., associate professor and dir...

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The Kent State University Board of Trustees recently welcomed four new trustees to serve the university including Haley Crews, a graduate student in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Sociology. She was appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine to a two-year term as the graduate student trustee.   Crews is currently pursuing a M...

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Kent State University Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., announced the selection of Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D., to serve as the university’s associate provost for academic affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies, effective April 16. Van Dulmen has been serving as interim associate provost for academic a...

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Kent State University Interim Associate Provost and Interim Dean of the Division of Graduate Studies, Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D., recently shared updates about campus reopening, specifically pertaining to the graduate student community and what the expectations are for graduate students and teaching assistants this coming fall semester...

A Kent State University graduate student presents her research at the university’s annual Graduate Research Symposium.

Out-of-state residents who have earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio will soon be able to save on tuition for graduate programs at Kent State University thanks to a new in-state tuition option offered by the university. This new in-state tuition option introduced by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor ...

A Kent State University graduate student presents her research at the university’s annual Graduate Research Symposium.

Out-of-state residents who have earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio will soon be able to save on tuition for graduate programs at Kent State University thanks to a new in-state tuition option offered by the university. This new in-state tuition option introduced by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor ...

COMM part-time instructor Bill Kelvin earned the 2017 People's Choice Award at the Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

2017’s “People’s Choice” award winner at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition was William Kelvin, a part-time instructor in the School of Communication Studies who is working toward his Ph.D. in Communication and Information. This was Kelvin's third time at 3MT, and his topic was the Shen Yun Chinese dance company and its complex...

School of Communication Studies
School of Communication Studies graduate student Natalie Moses recently earned the National Award of Excellence for her feature-length movie script at the annual Broadcast Education Association and National Association of Broadcasters conference.

School of Communication Studies alumna Natalie Moses recently earned the National Award of Excellence for her feature-length movie script at the annual Broadcast Education Association and National Association of Broadcasters (BEA/NAB) conference in Las Vegas. Moses was a graduate student at Kent State University who graduated in May 2...