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Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 3:38pm

Photo of Kent State student in the College of Business AdministrationKent State University’s College of Business Administration is once again among the most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review’s Best 295 Business Schools: 2016 Edition.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 4:35pm

Photo from Kent State's Olga A. Mural Simulation LabHospitals around the country are implementing smart-pump IV technology to help prevent medication errors which claim the lives of some 400,000 people each year, according to a study in the Journal of Patient Safety.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:07pm

Photo of Maxim DzeroMaxim Dzero, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been granted $302,796 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project titled “Spins and Knots: The Rise of Topology in F-Orbital Materials.” The focus of this project is to conduct theoretical research aimed at better understanding electron-

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 12:30pm

Photo of Connie SchultzKent State University’s College of Communication and Information and its School of Journalism and Mass Communication will welcome alumna and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz to its faculty this spring.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 9:51am

The total number of students involved in Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations has reached more than 2,000 for the first time in Kent State University history. Fraternity and Sorority Life oversees opportunities for involvement in these student groups and works closely with the Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council and the Integrated Greek Council.

A total of 2,228 students are involved with Fraternity and Sorority Life at Kent State, which is up from last spring’s total of 1,950 members. 

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 4:15pm

Take a look at a few of the many improvements happening at Kent State University!
 

 

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 12:30pm

Kent State University has been awarded a three-year, $444,015 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 270 paid internships (169 new and 101 established) will be available during the 2015-2018 academic years.

Internships are an integral component of the higher education experience and are valuable to students as they connect in-class learning to career goals and seek employment after college. Often, college graduates find their first jobs through their internships.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 4:08pm

Admit it. We have all used our smartphones at inappropriate and inopportune times: while driving, during family meals, in the bathroom or even the bedroom.

We are a society glued to our phones, but when is it considered out of our control?

According to researchers at Kent State University, the answer depends on the user.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 3:42pm

Organizing prescription medications in a traditional pill dispenser is not effective enough when patients are taking up to 20 different drugs seven to nine times a day. 

Not taking the medication at the right time or taking too much results in 700,000 emergency room visits a year, 325,000 hospitalizations and 125,000 deaths.

“It’s a trillion dollar problem to deal with medication nonadherence,” said Joel Hughes, Kent State associate psychology professor and director of the Applied Psychology Center at Kent State University.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:48am

A Kent State University study, commissioned by WKYC-TV (the NBC affiliate in Cleveland owned by TEGNA), found that 58 percent of registered voters would support allowing adults in Ohio to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use. The results are plus-or-minus 4 percent and offer a glimpse into what Ohio voters are weighing with Issues 2 and 3, both on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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