Week of April 23, 2018

Pictured are members of Kent State Robotics. The team will compete in May at NASA’s 2018 Robotic Mining Competition.
Kent State University student Madison Spreitzer spent her childhood building robots out of cardboard boxes and paint. Now, she builds them out of aluminum. 
Kent State University alumna Amy Robyn Krystosik, Ph.D., and her team are currently in Kenya collecting data through spatial videos (SV) that will be converted into a GIS map of disease risk factors.
It takes a flight of nearly 20 hours to get from Ohio to Nairobi, Kenya, where students and an alumna from Kent State University’s College of Public Health are making an impact on the lives of people who reside in the slums.
Kent State University researchers have received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study affective disorders.
Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 300 million people are currently living with depression.
The Kent State University community got the opportunity to preview concepts for the new College of Business Administration building from four development teams.
Four development teams pitch their concepts for a new home for Kent State University's College of Business Administration.
Student-athletes from Berkshire High School pose with John Epprecht (left) and Kurt Epprecht (right) after the announcement of a $2 million gift to the school. (Photo courtesy of John Stoddard)
Smile and say “cheese.” That is what members of Berkshire Local Schools in Burton, Ohio, and their partners including Kent State University are doing.


Courtney Wade
New Face

courtney Marsden

Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Kent Campus

Scott Spencer
Familiar Face

scott spencer

Associate Professor
College of Podiatric Medicine