News Archive

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 4:24pm

The ninth annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held at the Kent State University Student Center Ballroom on March 21. Kent State’s College of Nursing hosted the event with nearly 200 people in attendance, including award recipients, faculty, staff and guests.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:21am

Researchers from Kent State University's Liquid Crystal Institute, School of Fashion Design and Merchandising and College of Podiatric Medicine have teamed up to create a fabric that could ultimately save the feet of diabetics.

Like mood rings, the fabric uses liquid crystals to change color when it detects a change in body temperature, due to an infection, swelling or poor circulation.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:53am

At first glance, it looks like a typical classroom. But if you look closer, you will see a state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind teaching facility not found on any other college campus.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:58am

At first glance, it looks like a typical classroom. But if you look closer, you will see a state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind teaching facility not found on any other college campus.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:48am

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will host poet Rita Dove as part of the Fourth Annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading. The event is part of the 2014-2015 reading series and will take place on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:32am

Eight Kent State University employees were recipients of the 2014 President’s Excellence Award. Earlier this month, Kent State President Beverly Warren dropped in on the workplaces of each of the recipients to notify them of their honor and present them with a check for $1,000.

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:03am

Kent State University has earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management for the seventh consecutive year. 

Tree Campus USA, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:45am

The Hospitality Management program at Kent State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. This year’s speaker is author Jacob Tomsky of The New York Times bestselling memoir, “Heads in Beds.” 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:15am

Some Kent State University students are interning in other parts of the country, without ever leaving campus.

It is part of a new virtual internship program designed to connect students to companies in far away places, where commuting is not a viable option.

Watch here as reporter Alyssa Raymond from WKYC TV talked with the students about their big city experience and the connections they are making. 

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