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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:00am

Kent State University’s seven Regional Campuses will begin automatically awarding associate degrees to bachelor’s degree-seeking students who have completed all requirements for either an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree.

“They earned it, so we’re awarding the degree,” said Wanda Thomas, associate provost and dean of the Regional College. “Awarding an associate degree as soon as it is earned ensures that a Kent State regional student will have a college degree, even if something happens and they are unable to complete their bachelor’s degree program.”

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:51am

Have too much stress? There is an app for coping.

Researchers from Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences worked together to develop an app that not only measures stress levels in teenagers, but also teaches them how to manage anxiety.

The app gathers data in real time using two teen favorites: technology and music.

 

 

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:47pm

Kent State University President Beverly Warren signed two agreements with Dankook University of Seoul, South Korea, expanding existing partnerships. Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung joined Warren at the signing, which took place on March 12.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:25pm

Kent State University President Beverly Warren signed two agreements with Dankook University of Seoul, South Korea, expanding existing partnerships. Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung joined Warren at the signing, which took place on March 12. 

“A top priority for Kent State is to expand our global reach and enhance opportunities for international exchange and collaboration,” Warren said.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:05am

Kent State University’s first Latina sorority, Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc., introduced themselves to the Kent State and Greek community in its step out show on Feb. 20 at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The sorority’s purpose is to give the population of identified Latina students on campus support and a sense of community.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 4:17pm

The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved several new degree programs aimed at filling critical needs in the workforce during its March 11, 2015, board meeting.

To help meet a growing demand for aerospace engineers who can apply the engineering principals to the design, manufacture and functionality of aerospace vehicles such as aircraft and spacecraft, the Board established an aerospace engineering major within the Bachelor of Science degree, effective Fall Semester 2015. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 2:55pm

Musician Mark Mothersbaugh explains in a new video how May 4, 1970, inspired Devo, an American rock band that gained notoriety for the song “Whip It” in 1980.

In the cartoon-like production, Mothersbaugh talks about the band’s view of music and how it joined the age of “devolution.”

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 12:17pm

Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, the home of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design’s graduate program in urban design and architecture, has issued a call for proposals to communities throughout Northeast Ohio in need of urban design assistance.

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 10:15am

Kent State University members of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity and Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, spent their afternoon on Feb. 27 digging out snow-covered fire hydrants in Kent neighborhoods.

WKYC Channel 3 Producer Jon Adkins approached the Kent Fire Department and Kent State’s Greek Life to participate in this community service project, which was dubbed the #ShovelChallenge. Adkins is hoping students at other universities will take similar initiatives in their communities.

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