Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:33pm

On Sept. 25-27, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary with the dedication of a new home and poetry park on the Lefton Esplanade.

For more information, visit www.kent.edu/wick.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:33pm

Each year, droughts cost crop farmers dearly. They experience not only a loss in yield, but also a reduction in the quality of the crops produced. But, what if new breeds of plants could be created that still thrive even without a drop of rain for weeks? 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:33pm

For 30 years, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center has been encouraging new voices – locally, regionally and nationally – and bringing poetry to people’s everyday lives through readings, publications, workshops and scholarships. Now, the Wick Poetry Center, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, begins a new era by relocating from Satterfield Hall to the Lefton Esplanade.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 12:52pm

Kent State University invites the community to celebrate the launch of the Center for the Visual Arts on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on the second floor of Cartwright Hall, overlooking the center’s construction site, east of Terrace Drive.

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 4:33pm

The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design occurred Oct. 3. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the programs of the college under one roof. It will be located between South Lincoln and South Willow streets, just south of the Lefton Esplanade and across the street from Franklin Hall.

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 12:52pm

Kent State University’s Annual Giving and Donor Services departments sponsored “Thank-A-Giver (T.A.G.) Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 1, as a way of acknowledging and thanking the many generous donors, alumni and friends who help support Kent State and its students.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 12:52pm

Danielle Hupp, Kent State University’s assistant director of annual giving, was honored as one of the recipients of the “30 for the Future” award by the Greater Akron Chamber.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:34pm

The fall 2014 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:52pm

One of the most all-encompassing transformations in university history is taking place right now at Kent State University. The Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future initiative includes the construction of new buildings, facility upgrades and establishment of dynamic, new spaces. These projects support academic success, while demonstrating Kent State’s leadership in campus safety, accessibility and sustainability and serving as a powerful magnet for top students, employees and partners.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:52pm

What began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University senior Carissa Deeds could have imagined. 

A few months ago, Deeds was awarded the first Kent State University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship. In the essay that secured her award, Deeds wrote about how working at the library helped her meet new people and made the transition from high school to college smoother.