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Monday, February 16, 2015 - 9:20am

Andy Lovrak does not take “no” for an answer. The Kent State University senior advertising major in the College of Communication and Information was told that making a video to benefit children battling cancer might be too difficult. But with full support from Akron Children’s Hospital, Lovrak and his team got to work to overcome obstacles.

Their nearly four-minute-long dance video is on its way to going viral.

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 11:50am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Kent State University Scholarships for Broadening Participation in the Sciences Program with funding to annually provide 21 scholarships of $5,000 each for undergraduate students.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 10:24am

Amy Reynolds

Following a national search, Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 3:39pm

Kent State University will host scholars from Iraq and Libya for 10 weeks this summer as part of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program. The prestigious program is sponsored by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau.

This is the second year that Kent State has been selected by the State Department to host Fulbright Scholars. Last year, the university hosted scholars from Iraq for the summer program.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 11:08am

A selection of 2013 Lilly Conference session videos are available for free on Kent State University’s Faculty Professional Development Center’s website at www.kent.edu/fpdc/educational_resources. The conference video page at the link requires users to log in with their Kent State credentials in order to access the videos. The Lilly Conference theme of 2013 was "Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning."

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:41pm

Kent State University women’s basketball head coach Danielle O’Banion is taking on her toughest opponent yet: stage II lymphoma.

O’Banion shared her story with P.J. Ziegler from FOX 8. O’Banion talks about the power of positivity and how she’s taking the advice she gives her players about managing adversity and staying strong.

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:25pm

Kent State University women’s basketball head coach Danielle O’Banion is taking on her toughest opponent yet: stage II lymphoma.

O’Banion shared her story with P.J. Ziegler from FOX 8. O’Banion talks about the power of positivity and how she’s taking the advice she gives her players about managing adversity and staying strong.

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:00pm

Photo of Veronica Cook-EuellVeronica Cook-Euell, Kent State University’s supplier diversity program manager, was recently named Advocate of the Year by the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council at its annual Awards Gala and Silent Auction.

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 9:26am

Dangle from the ceiling upside down draped in a silk hammock. Find inner peace though massage. Balance your body with therapeutic yoga ropes.

These unique offerings are just a small sample of the holistic approach to wellness at the newly opened Centerpeace Yoga and Wellness Center in Kent, Ohio.

What is even more unique is who created and opened the studio this past January: a homegrown staff made up of Kent State University students, graduates and residents.

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