Week of Feb. 20, 2017

Kent State student Cepeda Woods, a fashion merchandising major, is pictured at Cheney Lake in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo credit: Caroline Correche Towne)
Kent State University’s unique programs and majors have attracted students from all over the world, including a few from the largest state in the nation. Currently, six students from Alaska – two undergraduate and four graduate – are taking classes from Kent State. 
Kent State students work out in Tri-Rec, a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda exclusively for on-campus residents.
Kent State University's Recreational Services and Residence Services departments have collaborated to open a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda.
Mansoureh Shasti, an Iranian Ph.D. student studying physics, recently returned to the U.S. after being blocked by the travel ban.
Mansoureh Shasti, an Iranian Ph.D. student studying physics at Kent State University, recently returned to the U.S. after being blocked by the travel ban. 
The Rural Scholars program at the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses received $7,500 from the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation.
The Rural Scholars program at the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses received $7,500 from the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation.
This year marks the ninth year Kent State University is being recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA program.
The Kent City Council and mayor dubbed Kent, Ohio, the state’s Tree City. This year marks the ninth year Kent State University is being recognized by the Tree Campus USA program.