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Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

The Game of Life, an interactive inequality simulation, will take place on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 310B at the Kent Student Center. This event is open to all Kent State University faculty, staff and students, and it is meant to be an immersion-style game played with real people, real emotions, but fake money.

There will be several cohorts going through the simulation; therefore, if you want to participate, plan to arrive between 4:30 and 6 p.m. The planning committee is currently seeking volunteers to serve as actors and facilitators.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

On Small Business Saturday, when many will flock to the malls and big box stores for big sales, Main Street Kent is aiming to lure shoppers to downtown Kent to support local businesses instead.

To mark Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, Main Street Kent will have a “Sweet Finds Contest” from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., where shoppers can hunt for hidden “sweet treats” in designated downtown businesses and enter to win great prizes with their completed contest cards.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is now accepting nominations for the annual Diversity Trailblazer Award. The Diversity Trailblazer Award recognizes diversity pioneers associated with Kent State. The award is given to those individuals who have displayed exemplary contributions in the area of diversity to the university community.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

Students walk on the Kent Campus on a snowy day.Even though winter has not officially begun, we’ve already experienced our first snowfall in Northeast Ohio. While I am normally an optimistic person, I know we need to anticipate some bad weather days ahead. In my role as senior vice president for finance and administration, part of my responsibility includes the decision on Kent Campus cancellations and closures.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

e-Inside shares some favorite holiday recipes submitted by Kent State University employees. See instructions for sharing your holiday photos with e-Inside by Dec. 3.

Holiday Beverage Recipe (Apple Pie)

Recipe submitted by Heidi Weisel, administrative clerk, College of Nursing

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State University faculty, staff and students are invited to join in creating Holiday Peace Baskets on Saturday, Dec. 7, between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the King Kennedy Center, 6660 Garfield Rd., Ravenna. Two shifts will run on that day, from 9-11 a.m., and from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

The Kent State University Alumni Association invites faculty and staff to nominate deserving alumni for the Kent State Alumni Awards. Sponsored by the Alumni Association, the Alumni Awards recognize graduates in the area of leadership, service, character and professional development.

Nominations will be accepted through Dec. 31, and award recipients will be honored at the 2014 Homecoming. To nominate an individual, visit www.ksualumni.org/alumniawards.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

The Kent State University Women’s Center and Child Development Center are partnering to organize a diaper drive to benefit members of the university and families in Portage County who are struggling to provide for their children. Other baby essentials, such as formula, baby food, wipes and toiletries, also will be accepted.

From now through Dec. 9, you can drop off a pack of diapers or other baby essentials at the Child Development Center, the Women’s Center or at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State participated in the annual football Game-Day Recycling Challenge for the first time on Oct. 26 in a home game against the University at Buffalo. The competition promotes waste reduction at college and university football games and awards participants with the best results.

“This competition gives us the opportunity to get people thinking about recycling,” says Melanie Knowles, sustainability manager. “We can get people excited about recycling and wanting to take part in the competition.”

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