Kent State Uses Geospatial Technology to Map Violence
Kent State University researchers use geospatial technology to study youth violence in Akron, Ohio.
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All-Around MAC Championship Winner
Junior Rachel Stypinski won the all-around title with a 39.500 to lead Kent State at the 2017 Mid-American Conference Gymanstics Championships Saturday at the Stroh Center. Kent State posted a 194.850 team score to finish sixth.
Tornado Awareness Drill
Ohio is conducting a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 22, at 9:50 a.m. Kent State University will be participating in this test, along with the city of Kent and other communities.
Kent State Preps for NCAA Tournament
Excitement is building as the Kent State University men's basketball team gets ready to take on UCLA tonight in the first round of the NCAA tournament’s South Regional.
Kent State vs UCLA on and off court
If you are planning to attend the first round of the NCAA tournament’s South Regional, prepare to go the distance – literally. There are 2,397 miles between Kent State University and Sacramento, California where No. 14 Kent State University takes on No. 3 UCLA Friday night.

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Kent State's Richard Dahome creates a camp for young athletes
Kent State's Richard Dahome draws from his resources and dreams to create a camp for young athletes who want to increase their speed.  
Kent State University President Beverly Warren (right) and Dean Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, blow out candles at the College of Nursing’s 50th birthday party Monday afternoon.
This year, Kent State University College of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach.
Learn how to avoid all the negativity on social media.
Kent State Professor Andrew Lepp offers advice on how to stay sane on social media.
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.

Research & Science >

Kent State geology professor is concerned about losing valuable government databases
Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
Kent State Professor Anne Jefferson expresses concern over losing valuable scientific data following proposed budget cuts.
Professor Torsten Hegmann
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:23pm
One of the top publishing societies in the world names a Kent State professor a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Kent State Cancer Depression Link
Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:28pm
A new study by a Kent State researcher finds that depression in some cancer survivors is linked to both care and financial concerns.
Kent State study in Japn
Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:18am
Kent State University students will travel to Japan for collaborative research with the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University, studying evolutionary genetic analysis, Alzheimer’s disease and aggressive behavior.      

Arts & Culture >

Kent State and Rock Hall Team up to Create a New Class Celebrating Rolling Stone’s 50th Anniversary
Students will study the magazine's history, impact on American culture, and how it continues to innovate. 
A model walks the runway at one of the Fashion School's past Annual Fashion Shows. This year, Michael Kors will partner with the school for its 35th Annual Fashion Show.
Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors will partner with the Kent State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandising to present the school’s 35th Annual Fashion Show.
Kent State's Wind Ensemble
Music School Central has named Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music a top 10 “Hidden Gem” music school in the United States for 2017.
Talia Cosentino (center) performs in "Irena's Vow" at Kent State
Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that senior B.F.A.

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Pictured are hospitality management students from the Ashtabula and Kent campuses. They are (left to right) Jordan Manning, Meghan Simmons, Brooke Mihalick, Kaylee Madden, Brittany Hopkins, Katie Uterhark, Quintin Caponi, Chelsa Vogel and Brittany Pope.
The Kent State Club Managers Association of America student chapter received an award at the association's World Conference.
Kristin Williams, Lori Bodnar, Tabitha Martin and Alicia Robinson launched Kent State Career Closet to help provide students with professional attire for job interviews.
A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression.
Case.MD helps make emergency medicine more convenient and safe.
Three Kent State students have created smartphone cases that contain vital medication.
Deneen Penn, a Kent State University Trumbull sophomore, is Miss Collegiate Ohio 2017
Deneen Penn, a Kent State University Trumbull sophomore, is Miss Collegiate Ohio 2017

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Kent State partners with a university in China
A delegation from Xi'An International Studies University (XISU) in China met with members of Kent State to sign a partnership agreement between the two universities.
Team ILEP celebrates after being crowned GlobalJam Champs
March Madness got underway early this past Saturday at the Kent State University Student Recreation and Wellness Center as eight international teams squared off to compete in the university's first GlobalJam Basketball Tournament
The Run the World race benefits study-abroad scholarships for Kent State University students.
Kent State University at Stark will host its first Run the World race to raise money for student education-abroad scholarships.
Students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication's International Storytelling course smile for a group photo atop Aphrodite's Rock in Cyprus.
Kent State University students in the special topics course International Storytelling have been learning in a global classroom since 2011. 

Community & Society >

Kent State Uses Geospatial Technology to Map Violence
Kent State University researchers use geospatial technology to study youth violence in Akron, Ohio.
Kent State offers alternative spring break trips for experiential learning
As spring break quickly approaches, a growing number of Kent State University students are choosing alternative ways to spend their time off.
Videographers from Kent State University and the University of Akron prepare a shot in the University of Akron's Student Union with Flash and Zippy.
The two schools released videos on their respective social media pages explaining that their sports rivalry began after mascots Flash and Zippy ended their blooming relationship.
Spirit of Women in Business
Rita McGrath, Ph.D., professor at Columbia Business School, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Spirit of Women in Business Conference on March 9, Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has announced.