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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.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 7:13pm
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.
Graduating students walk at Dix Stadium during Kent State University’s One University Commencement.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:54am
Michael Keaton will be multitasking during his upcoming return to Kent State University.
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná President Waldemiro Gremski formally signed an agreement between the two universities to launch the American Academy.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Matheus Priosti came a long way to find his purpose. Five thousand miles, in fact. The São Paulo, Brazil, native made the long journey from South America across the equator to arrive at Kent State University in August 2016, and he has never looked back. 
 Officials from Kent State University and New Castle School of Trades signed the articulation agreement between both organizations.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Great things happen when purposeful organizations collaborate. Officials from Kent State University and New Castle Schools of Trades recently signed an articulation agreement that provides opportunities for graduates of the trade school to earn degrees from the university.
Kent State University students take a selfie with middle school students from Daniel E. Morgan School. The Kent State students worked all semester learning about and sharing the stories of the middle school students for their TV news production class.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:50pm
Kent State University students in the Advanced Television News Producing class have spent the semester learning the stories of middle school students at Cleveland’s Daniel E. Morgan School and within the Hough community.
Legendary journalist and news anchor Dan Rather will speak at Kent State University the evening of May 4 as part of the Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:23am
Few have seen the history of our world unfold like Dan Rather. The renowned journalist and former lead anchor of the CBS Evening News is coming to Kent State University to reflect on his experiences as a journalist, news anchor and multimedia producer.
Kent State University faculty, staff, students and campus visitors gather on the Kent State Commons and Blanket Hill for the annual commemoration of May 4, 1970.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:18am
Survivors remember as if it happened yesterday – the sounds, the confusion, the fear as protests and unrest escalated to a deadly level on campus. The scenario may sound similar to the events of May 4, 1970, at Kent State University, but this incident happened two years prior.
“Sandy’s Scrapbook,” a new exhibition at Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, pays tribute to the life of Sandy Scheuer, one of four students killed by Ohio National Guardsmen on May 4, 1970.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:08am
On May 4, 1970, Kent State University was placed in an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard on campus ended in tragedy. Each year, as part of the May 4 Commemoration, Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center...
Kent State associate professors Karen Cunningham and Idris Kabir Syed, co-instructors of the course titled May 4, 1970, and Its Aftermath, discuss the print, Lament: Four Dead at Kent, by Linda Lyke, a digital resource from the May 4 Collection.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:55am
Nearly five decades have passed since Ohio National Guardsmen fired into a gathering of protesting students on the campus of Kent State University, killing four, wounding nine and impacting generations.
Visitors share a quiet moment at the site of the Kent State May 4 Memorial. Four students were killed and nine others wounded during a student protest of the Vietnam War. The site will be formally dedicated as a National Historic Landmark on May 4, 2018.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:20am
Seventeen acres on the Kent State University campus denote the location of the historic events of May 4, 1970, where protesting students, observers and soldiers gathered on that fateful day when the Ohio National Guard shot and killed four students and wounded nine others.