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Kent State University student Eli Kalil, shown here with his mom, engaged Twitter users to help his mom quit smoking.
Eli Kalil, a junior applied communications major at Kent State University, saw just how powerful the tool of social media can be when he posted an inspiring tweet involving his mother in late January.
Kent State University student Eli Kalil, shown here with his mom, engaged Twitter users to help his mom quit smoking.
Eli Kalil, a junior applied communications major at Kent State University, saw just how powerful the tool of social media can be when he posted an inspiring tweet involving his mother in late January.
Kent State Police Officer Anne Spahr, pictured here with K-9 Coco, was recognized as one of the 2017 Crisis Intervention Team Officers of the Year by the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County and the Portage County Police Chief’s Association.
Police officers rarely find out how victims are doing after a crisis. But Kent State University Police Officer Anne Spahr recalls the moment when she knew she had saved a life.
DeWeese Health Center created a community garden focused on growing fresh produce, learning best-practice gardening techniques and managing stress through connection with nature.
Kent State University’s DeWeese Health Center is on a mission to create a culture of wellness on campus that incorporates body, mind, spirit and financial well-being, as well as a sense of community.
Photo of Kent State University Cryotherapy Chamber.
Kent State University Athletics is the first in the Mid-American Conference to provide student-athletes with a cryotherapy chamber. The therapy uses subzero temperatures, under 200 degrees Fahrenheit, to help muscles recover quickly.
Kent State University employee Mark van ‘t Hooft presents at a lunch and learn to celebrate and recognize his achievements and commitment to the university’s wellness program.
Kent State University employee Mark van ‘t Hooft, Ph.D., took to the Netherlands for four days this summer and walked 125 miles in the largest multiday marching event in the world.
Kent State employees pause to listen to Michael Bruder, executive director of facilities planning and design, during a Walk and Talk to learn about campus construction.  The Walk and Talk is one of Kent State’s wellness initiatives for employees.
Kent State University has achieved silver-level recognition from the American Heart Association for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.
Kent State University employees participate in the Lunchtime Rejuvenation Yoga session – a regular wellness offering on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The 12-week On the Move University Challenge begins Oct. 2 and provides Kent State faculty and staff with a blue and golden opportunity to move more, sit less and become the Most Active University in the nation!
Combating Antibiotic Resistance: A Policy Roadmap to Reduce Use of Medically Important Antibiotics in Livestock offers 11 core policy recommendations.
Antibiotic resistance is a public health crisis that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world. Yet, according to a new report released Aug. 29, the U.S. policy response fails to adequately address this major challenge. The commission report was authored by 12 an...
Kent State University researchers use indents and boarders on plates to study how optical illusions help people choose smaller portions.
Kent State researchers build optical illusions into plates to see how they can help us choose smaller portions and ultimately lose weight. 
Ideastream talks with Kent State University Professor Angela Neal-Barnett about the relationship between racial stress and infant mortality.
Ideastream® talks with Kent State University Psychology Professor Angela Neal-Barnett about the relationship between racial stress in black women and ways to reduce the stress before it affects pregnancy.

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