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by Bob Burford
April 28, 2014 - 9:28am

Kent State University holds its 44th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 3 and 4. The annual commemoration, hosted by the May 4 Task Force, provides an opportunity for the university community to gather and remember those who were lost and injured during the tragedy and also reflect on what May 4 means today.
by University Communications and Marketing
April 28, 2014 - 1:38am
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by Emily Komorowski
April 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
The 20th anniversary of FlashFest took place Thursday, April 24, at 3 p.m. on the Student Green. This annual Kent State University tradition featured live performances, food, games and prizes. Four artists performed at this year’s FlashFest, headlined by Capital Cities along with Ab-Soul, Scavenger Hunt, and Evan Evolution and Dominic Parisi. The performances  began at 4 p.m. on the Student Green.

by Bob Burford
April 24, 2014 - 9:26am
Kent State University College of Business Administration student Danielle Flemister is the recipient of the 2014 Rising Student Entrepreneur Award.
by Bob Burford
April 24, 2014 - 9:20am
Swedish psychiatrist Harald Blomberg, M.D., will share his work, Rhythmic Movement Training (RMT), at a symposium hosted by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services from July 24 – 30. Rhythmic Movement Training has been successful in improving emotional functioning, reading and writing, motor difficulties including Parkinson’s disease, and behaviors associated with ADHD and autism since the 1980s.
by Morgan Jupina
April 23, 2014 - 10:56am
Kent State University faculty, staff and students will notice a new building on the Kent Campus this fall when the university welcomes the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall. A midpoint construction event, themed “Science Springs Forward,” took place Wednesday, April 23, on the Science Mall in front of Henderson Hall and the construction site of the new building.
by Emily Vincent
April 23, 2014 - 9:16am
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton and Kent City Manager Dave Ruller will make a special presentation to representatives from the city and university safety forces on Tuesday, April 29. The presentation of specially designed T-shirts recognizes the creation of a joint police patrol district in the area between the west edge of the Kent State campus and the city of Kent.
by Emily Vincent
April 23, 2014 - 9:03am
C. Owen Lovejoy, Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies at Kent State University, has a long list of achievements and accolades for his contributions to science and to the university. He is adding another prestigious honor to his record.
by Bob Burford
April 21, 2014 - 8:55am
Kent State University was selected to receive $500,000 in state grant funds for expanded co-op and internship programs. The funds are part of a state investment of close to $11 million over the next two years with matching dollars from key industries across the state. The university will use the funds to expand relationships with companies and further support career-related services; create centralized operations to better support decentralized activities; and use best practices to create sustainable programs, support companies, and ensure academic integrity of experiences.
by Bob Burford
April 21, 2014 - 4:58am
New Wheels on Kent State Campus Turn Heads The green flash that you see out of the corner of your eye on the Kent State University campus is not an alien pod or an insect on steroids.