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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:19am

Dementia affects one-third of all people older than 65 years in the United States. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, irreversible brain disease that results in impaired cognitive functioning and other behavioral changes. Humans are considered uniquely susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease, potentially due to genetic differences, changes in brain structure and function during evolution, and an increased lifespan. 

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 1:09pm

Kent State University is again showing its appreciation to our nation’s service members by hosting a military-exclusive hospitality chalet for veterans, service members and their families during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron on Aug. 2-6.

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 8:58am

Kent State sophomore public relations major Emelia Sherin brought heroin to life by making the drug a character in her original script.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 4:11pm

The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” The use of leading-edge educational technology allows the college’s students to learn and practice the skills needed to become future nurse scientists, educators and practitioners. By maintaining academic excellence, students are equipped for high-acuity situations as critical thinkers, leaders and innovators.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 3:51pm

The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:34pm

Kent State University is receiving national recognition for its mission to support a climate that welcomes and supports diversity in all of its forms. The Society for Diversity is presenting the university with the distinctive Innovation + Inclusion Leadership Award.  

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:05am

Kent State University is receiving national recognition for its mission to support a climate that welcomes and supports diversity in all of its forms. The Society for Diversity is presenting the university with the distinctive Innovation + Inclusion Leadership Award.  

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 8:19am

Robert Clements, Ph.D., is developing new imaging techniques that give a 3D or even 4D look deep inside the brain and body, giving new insights to researchers and clinicians. See the video and read the story.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 4:10pm

WKSU reporters have won nine awards in the Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The competition recognized station staff for work created in 2016. Highlights of WKSU honors include Best Radio News Operation in Ohio and Best Radio Reporter in Ohio for M.L. Schultze, who submitted a selection of her Election 2016 coverage.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:41am

The center of a public health debate is whether parents should have their children vaccinated. Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at Kent State University’s College of Public Health, challenges statements made by influential individuals who oppose the widespread use of vaccines, and she calls upon her colleagues in the scientific community to speak out to promote vaccination.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:20am
University is only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 9:59am
Gov. John Kasich has appointed Jessica Peck of Valley City, Ohio, to a two-year term as a graduate student trustee of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Peck’s term began on July 14, 2017, and ends May 16, 2019.
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 3:27pm
University is only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
Kent State University has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active employers in the country. The university placed 17th in the Large Employer category of this year’s national On the Move Workplace Challenge. That is a significant improvement from last year’s 29th-place fi...
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 8:40am
According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S. in 2017. These numbers are stark and sobering, and worse yet, we still do not know exactly why cancer develops in its victims or how to...
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 8:09am
During its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio Aviation Association designated the Kent State University Airport as its Airport of the Year.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 12:35pm
Kent State’s student newspaper, The Kent Stater, is the best collegiate daily (published three times per week or more) in Ohio, according to the Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest. Alumna Neville Hardman, ’16, and journalism major Kelly Powe...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:26am
Pokémon GO’s worldwide release one year ago sent crowds hiking through parks, meandering into streets and walking for miles in search of Pokémon, those cute little digital characters that appear in real locations on your smartphone.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:51am
Kent State University students will soon have a unique opportunity to gain professional money management experience. Starting in the fall, the Kent State University Foundation will effectively start “hiring” the students to manage current investable assets. The Student Managed In...
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:12am
Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused...

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