News Archive

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 3:36pm

Photo 1 from Dining Services - students at lunchKent State University’s Dining Services has made various updates to its markets and cafés on campus in response to students’ needs.

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 9:52am

Photo of Mark PolatajkoCFO and COO from Wright State to lead Kent State’s Division of Business and Finance

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 9:17am

Kent State University’s commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus has received acknowledgement from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, for a third consecutive year. INSIGHT Into Diversity has selected Kent State as a recipient of the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 4:32pm

This year's Homecoming was a rainy, fun-filled weekend of events that included the Homecoming Parade, Kiss on the K and a football win against the Miami RedHawks, 20-14. This year’s Homecoming featured Kent State alumnus and Super Bowl champion Julian Edelman as the Parade Grand Marshal.



Friday, October 9, 2015 - 10:58am


The Kent State University Fashion School gets a lot of requests for their world-renowned designs and high-tech creations, but an old-fashioned letter that arrived in the mail on Sept. 10, 2015, contained a request unlike anything they had ever received.

It came from a sixth grader named Karla who attends the AVID College Preparatory program in Perris, California.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:17am

Your favorite movie or video might soon help accessorize your wardrobe thanks to Margarita Benitez, assistant professor in Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising.



Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:19am

The convoluted (and sometimes controversial) chronology of Kent State’s mascot

Compiled by Jan Senn, Photos courtesy of Special Collections & Archives

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:18am

Be Well: Body and Mind

The 21st annual National Depression Screening Day at Kent State University will be held on several Kent State campus locations in October, and is open to all faculty, staff and students, as well as the larger community.

Campus screening days and locations are listed below:

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 3:20pm

Photo of Kate LorigThe second annual Kent State University Symposium on Aging will be held Oct. 28-29 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public. Online registration for the event closes Oct. 21. 

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:02am

Scholar of the Month
Ye Zhao
Associate Professor of Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences

Ye Zhao is associate professor of computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on physically based simulation and visualization, natural phenomena modeling, general purpose computing using graphics hardware, and information visualization and visual analytics.