eInside | Aug. 28, 2017 | Kent State University

Week of Aug. 28, 2017

The 2017 Summer Advantage Program participants and staff stand outside Kent State’s University College.
To increase retention rates – and ultimately graduation rates – Kent State created its first-ever Summer Advantage Program through University College’s Academic Diversity Outreach department.
Kent State Professor Hanbin Mao (middle) co-authored a paper with graduate students Sagun Jonchhe (left) and Prakash Shrestha (right) on the genetic factors influencing the formation of cancer cells.
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.
Kent State University and downtown Kent prepare to welcome new and returning students for the fall semester.
Kent State University and downtown Kent prepare to welcome new and returning students for the fall semester.
Kent State University mascot Flash helps to motivate students in Sarah Smiley's class during a class project. Smiley modeled her class after "The Amazing Race."
Kent State University at Salem Associate Professor Sarah Smiley, Ph.D., adopted a novel idea in teaching her geography class during the 2015 Fall Semester.
A student in Kent State University’s Fashion School works on a project in a design classroom. A new partnership between Kent State and Akron Public Schools will allow Akron students to immerse themselves in innovative design areas including fashion.
Kent State University is offering special expertise and resources to high school students attending Akron Public Schools to include immersive opportunities with the university’s fashion, arts and architecture programs.

Steph Meyer
New Face

steph meyer

Assistant Director, Residential Communities
Residence Services
Kent Campus

Kathryn Wilson
Familiar Face

kathryn wilson

Professor
Department of Economics
Kent Campus