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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:48am
Beginning July 1, Kent State University will become smoke-free and tobacco-free, in accordance with university policy 5-21. The new policy aligns with the university’s healthy campus initiative, Kent State of Wellness. While most people know the health...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:11pm
Kent State University President Beverly Warren recently presented 13 Kent State faculty members with the 2017 President’s Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition in the faculty membe...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:07pm
Brianne Tierney has been named Kent State University's first head coach for women's lacrosse. Tabbed to start Kent State's lacrosse program, Tierney brings a wealth of
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:57pm
Kent State University congratulates the newest members of the 20-Year Club. The 20-Year Club Service Awards program is an annual event established in 1966 to honor
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:53pm
An initiative is underway to enhance Kent State University’s electronic and information technology (EIT) accessibility, underscoring the university’s long-standing commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:49pm
In order to perform necessary maintenance on the boilers, steam transmission systems and electrical distribution systems, Kent State University’s Power Plant will shut down from Sunday, May 14, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, May 21, at 6 p.m. During the steam shutdown, most buildings lo...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:43pm
The 31st Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference, hosted by Kent State University’s Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC), drew more than 330 participants from 15 states to the Akron/Fairlawn Hilton on April 28.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:30pm
The e-Inside newsletter will take a break between semesters. The May 8 issue is the last for the 2016 Spring Semester. e-Inside will resume June 12. Copy submissions for that issue should be emailed to...

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:13pm
The Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence and Support Services is the recipient of three grants to launch campuswide awareness and prevention initiatives surrounding sexual harassment and assault, relationship violence and stalking.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:53pm
At the start of each semester, Kent State University sees an influx of new life coming to campus in the form of new students. Thanks to University Facilities Management, new life is always coming to campus in the form of new greenery, specifically new trees.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:52pm
The last e-Inside issue for the 2017 Spring Semester will be published May 8. Copy submissions for this issue should be emailed to by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2. e-Inside will resume June 12.    
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:08pm
The University Bookstore and University Libraries will provide numerous chances for students to shake off stress before and
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:06pm
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:54am
Since LaunchNET Kent State opened its Kent Student Center office in summer 2012, the advisers have helped more than 1,500 Kent State University entrepreneurs and innovators, and now the unique “glass box” office is no longer sufficient. “Your ideas grew so big that we outgrew our...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:51am
A Kent State University summer program that teaches foreign languages to high school students has received federal funding for the 10th consecutive year. Professors Brian Baer and Theresa Minick of Kent State’s Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the College of...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:49am
Dawn Plug, associate director of Kent State University’s Center for Adult and Veteran Services, has been appointed to a position on the Association of Veterans Education Certifying Officials’ Board of Directors, serving as the only representative from Ohio.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:47am
Kent State University's Child Development Center was selected by the Portage Park District for “Stewarding Future Environmentalists” at its 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Benefit Dinner.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 4:09pm
By immersing themselves deeply in the local culture, students participating in an education-abroad program can enhance their overseas experience, personally as well as academically. Understandably, some students are more adept at the immersion process than others – a fact that le...