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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 8:35am

Kent Student Center Programming, part of the Center for Student Involvement, hosted the 13th annual Rock the Runway on March 4.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:20am

Kent State University junior Rachel Stypinski won the all-around title with a 39.500 to lead the Golden Flashes at the 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Gymnastics Championships held March 18 at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. Kent State posted a 194.850 team score to finish sixth.

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:12pm

The Kent State University men’s basketball team (22-13) won the 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship, defeating the top-seeded Akron Zips (26-8) by a score of 70-65 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 4:32pm

The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced its women’s basketball postseason awards on March 7, with Kent State University senior guard Larissa Lurken being named Player of the Year and head coach Todd Starkey being named Coach of the Year.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:44am

Kent State University’s Recreational Services and Residence Services departments have collaborated to open a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda, exclusively for on-campus residents. The facility opened this spring semester.

A Kent State student uses on of the new exercise machines in the new Tri-Rec fitness facility located in the Tri-Towers Rotunda.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 8:17am

Sixty-eight years ago, the Kent City Council and mayor dubbed Kent, Ohio, the state’s Tree City. This year marks the ninth year Kent State University is being recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA program.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:29am

Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of podiatric medicine.

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:01am

Kent State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held its third annual 4.0 GPA Student-Athlete Breakfast on Feb. 2 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 8:19am

Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of podiatric medicine.

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:32am

Several new and renovated Kent State University buildings received Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) recognition in 2016, bringing to 11 the total number of certified buildings on Kent State’s campuses. LEED is a rating system that comes from the U.S. Green Building Council.

There are four levels of certification: LEED certified, silver, gold and platinum. The projects most recently LEED certified include:

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