News Archive

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:14pm

Photo of Kent State nursing students and others (photo courtesy of Nancy Mosca, Akron Children's Hospital)Six nursing students enter ASCEND nursing diversity program

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 10:04am

Scholar of the Month
Denice Sheehan
Associate Professor of Nursing
College of Nursing

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:21am

The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University held its Annual Fashion Show on April 24 and 25 at the school’s Rockwell Hall location. The 2015 show, dubbed “FS2: Visionnaire,” featured 17 collections and 55 individual looks created by 58 student designers. That sizable body of work spanned eveningwear, casualwear and sportswear, with a special category for sustainable production. There also were menswear, childrenswear and juniors collections.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:37pm


Kent State University nursing and public health students are learning about how faith based organizations play a key role in providing health care around the world.

As part of their degree program, 20 students, along with Ken Slenkovich, assistant dean of Kent State’s College of Public Health, attended the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:15am

Photo of Anshul SharmaAnshul Sharma, a graduate student in Kent State University’s Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded the Silver Graduate Student Award at the Materials Research Society’s 2015 Spring Meeting in San Francisco, California. She was recognized for her presentation on “Visualizing Gold Nanoparticle Chirality via Nematic Liquid Crystals.”

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:13am

The city of Kent is among the top ten best cities for millenials looking for work, according to, an online financial and industry resource.

Kent ranks in 9th place. NerdWallet highlights the location of Kent State University, as well as attractive employment options for young residents, as some contributing factors to the ranking.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:39am

Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute® will host a symposium called “Chirality at the Nanoscale” on June 4-5 in the Kent Student Center on the Kent Campus. 

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 11:13am

In an office nestled inside Kent State University’s Nixson Hall, you can hear the voice of a third grade student coming from a computer screen.

“Beach ball,” says the voice from Greenfield Exempted Village Schools in Greenfield, Ohio.

Soon after, in the screen directly below, Kent State graduate student Lauren Ledzianowski responds with, “Yes, beach ball! Very good.”


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 3:13pm

Photo of Min-Ho KimThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Kent State University’s Min-Ho Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, a $1,842,350 five-year grant. The grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research is to develop “nanobombs,” a nanotechnology-based therapeutic platform that can treat biofilm infection in chronic wounds.