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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:13am

Prashanth Shanmuganathan is one of only two winners to receive a prestigious award for the most outstanding thesis related to research conducted at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:12pm

Kent State University’s Center for Applied Conflict Management is transforming into a new School of Peace and Conflict Studies this month.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 8:54am

A study by Matthew Lehnert, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological sciences at Kent State Stark, shows that the method in which flies and butterflies ingest liquids may be used as a model for delivering disease-fighting drugs to humans.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 8:32am

Kent State University will hold its Summer 2017 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 1,422 degrees, including 908 bachelor’s degrees, 427 master’s degrees, 67 doctoral degrees and 20 educational specialist degrees.

Across the university’s eight-campus system, 1,765 students will graduate from Kent State this summer, including those receiving associate degrees.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:46pm

Kent State University will hold its Summer 2017 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 1,422 degrees, including 908 bachelor’s degrees, 427 master’s degrees, 67 doctoral degrees and 20 educational specialist degrees.

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 2:18pm

Several Kent State University professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have been selected to receive Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). REU grants are designed to provide faculty with funding to create research positions and experiences specifically for undergraduate students. These students typically come from two- or four-year institutions that may not provide access to many research opportunities.

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:25am

Randy Roberts is combining his bachelor’s degree from Kent State with his experience in infectious diseases to take a fresh approach to wine making.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:37am

Kent State University track and field’s Danniel Thomas-Dodd has been named one of the Mid-American Conference’s two nominees for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award, the NCAA announced on Aug. 1.

Established in 1991 and now in its 27th year, the NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their collegiate careers.

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.

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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 l...
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 i...
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...
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.

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