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Ryan Kohn, a junior biology major at Kutztown University, was awarded a Carole and Ray Neag Undergraduate Research Grant to obtain scientific equipment that will allow him to research macrophages and protein inhibition. Kohn specializes in molecular, micro and cell biology.
Earlier this month, KU President Dr. F. Javier Cevallos was honored for his dedication and contributions to Kutztown University in a resolution by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors.
Kutztown University national heavyweight champion Ziad Haddad has earned the most prestigious award in collegiate wrestling. On Monday, he was named the NCAA Division II National Wrestler of the Year, as voted on by the Division II coaches.
Margariete Malenda, a sophomore geology major, was awarded a Carole and Ray Neag Undergraduate Research Grant to travel to the Dàbăoshān mine in China and study how minerals are layered throughout the rock.
Read about the World Languages Meet, hosted by the Kutztown University Language Resource Center, in this article from the Morning Call.
Horton Hears KU, a discussion group about Dr. Seuss books, is featured in this video and story from the Morning Call.
Kutztown University announced the hiring of Jim Clements as the new head football coach, effective Monday morning, March 24. Clements comes to Kutztown after serving as the head coach at Delaware Valley College for eight years.
Kutztown University's Department of Modern Language Studies has established a language-intensive exchange program with the University of Hildesheim in northern Germany for students enrolled in the German studies major or secondary education/German. KU will also host students from Hildesheim.
Twelve members of the field hockey team were recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Wednesday afternoon as selections to the 2013 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad. Kutztown was also honored with a team award as a program with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Kutztown University Radio (KUR) took home the gold at the 74th annual International Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Radio Awards.
The Kutztown University chapter of the National Broadcasting System was named Model Chapter of the Year for excellence in service and their high level of achievement and activity at the National Broadcasting Society national conference in Hollywood, Calif.
A season-long goal and a lifelong dream came true on Saturday night as Kutztown University's Ziad Haddad can now call himself a National Champion after he won the NCAA Division II National Heavyweight Championship at the Cleveland Public Auditorium.
Kutztown University has confirmed the graduation of 441 students this winter. Commencement exercises were held Dec. 14; however, students had until the end of the winter session in January to complete all graduation requirements.
Dr. Andrea Mitnick, professor of communication studies at KU, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at the Budapest College of Communication and Business in Budapest, Hungary.
With official enrollment numbers submitted for the spring of 2014, Kutztown University is experiencing positive growth in new students.