Kent State professor explains how good cells can turn bad.
A Kent State professor, his graduate students and researchers from Kyoto University help offer new understanding about what turns good cells bad.
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Everyone loves a chance to bring home something good for Spring Break! Here’s a sneak peek at some of our prizes:

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Trevor White (left) and Terrance Duncan (right) were sworn in as Kent State University Police Services’ newest officers in a ceremony presided over by Chief of Police Dean Tondiglia (center).
As their families watched, Trevor White and Terrance Duncan were sworn in as Kent State University Police Services’ newest officers.
Hoopin’ at the Hub watch party at the Kent State Student Center Hub on March 17 celebrated Kent State’s Mid-American Conference Tournament Champions men’s basketball team.
Kent State University fans who could not make it to California for the big dance had their own party with Hoopin’ at the Hub. The watch party at the Kent State Student Center Hub on March 17 celebrated Kent State men’s basketball team as they took on the UCLA Bruins in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
Kent State University Homecoming 2017 Date Announcement
Mark your calendar now! Kent State University Homecoming 2017 will be held Oct. 14 as the Golden Flashes will battle the Miami RedHawks.
All-Around MAC Championship Winner
Junior Rachel Stypinski won the all-around title with a 39.500 to lead Kent State at the 2017 Mid-American Conference Gymanstics Championships Saturday at the Stroh Center. Kent State posted a 194.850 team score to finish sixth.

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Kent State's Richard Dahome creates a camp for young athletes
Kent State's Richard Dahome draws from his resources and dreams to create a camp for young athletes who want to increase their speed.  
Kent State University President Beverly Warren (right) and Dean Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, blow out candles at the College of Nursing’s 50th birthday party Monday afternoon.
This year, Kent State University College of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach.
Learn how to avoid all the negativity on social media.
Kent State Professor Andrew Lepp offers advice on how to stay sane on social media.
Kent State students work out in Tri-Rec, a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda exclusively for on-campus residents.
Kent State University's Recreational Services and Residence Services departments have collaborated to open a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda.

Research & Science >

Kent State professor explains how good cells can turn bad.
Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017 - 3:45pm
A Kent State professor, his graduate students and researchers from Kyoto University help offer new understanding about what turns good cells bad.
Kent State geology professor is concerned about losing valuable government databases
Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 4:42pm
Kent State Professor Anne Jefferson expresses concern over losing valuable scientific data following proposed budget cuts.
Professor Torsten Hegmann
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:23pm
One of the top publishing societies in the world names a Kent State professor a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Kent State Cancer Depression Link
Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 1:28pm
A new study by a Kent State researcher finds that depression in some cancer survivors is linked to both care and financial concerns.

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Kent State University at Trumbull sophomore Jessie Narkum (left) works with a Hubbard High School student in preparation for an American Sign Language (ASL) performance of The Little Mermaid Jr.
Kent State University at Trumbull sophomore Jessie Narkum is co-directing a production of The Little Mermaid Jr. performed entirely in American Sign Language.
Kent State and Rock Hall Team up to Create a New Class Celebrating Rolling Stone’s 50th Anniversary
Students will study the magazine's history, impact on American culture, and how it continues to innovate. 
A model walks the runway at one of the Fashion School's past Annual Fashion Shows. This year, Michael Kors will partner with the school for its 35th Annual Fashion Show.
Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors will partner with the Kent State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandising to present the school’s 35th Annual Fashion Show.
Kent State's Wind Ensemble
Music School Central has named Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music a top 10 “Hidden Gem” music school in the United States for 2017.

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Kent State transgender student Emily Grubb (left) stands with Ken Ditlevson, director of the university’s LGBTQ Student Center. The LGBTQ Student Center is located on the lower level of the Kent Student Center.
For Emily Grubb, all it took was looking through a magazine to decide where to go to college. A copy of Fusion magazine led Grubb to Kent State.
Pictured are hospitality management students from the Ashtabula and Kent campuses. They are (left to right) Jordan Manning, Meghan Simmons, Brooke Mihalick, Kaylee Madden, Brittany Hopkins, Katie Uterhark, Quintin Caponi, Chelsa Vogel and Brittany Pope.
The Kent State Club Managers Association of America student chapter received an award at the association's World Conference.
Kristin Williams, Lori Bodnar, Tabitha Martin and Alicia Robinson launched Kent State Career Closet to help provide students with professional attire for job interviews.
A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression.
Case.MD helps make emergency medicine more convenient and safe.
Three Kent State students have created smartphone cases that contain vital medication.

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Kent State partners with a university in China
A delegation from Xi'An International Studies University (XISU) in China met with members of Kent State to sign a partnership agreement between the two universities.
Team ILEP celebrates after being crowned GlobalJam Champs
March Madness got underway early this past Saturday at the Kent State University Student Recreation and Wellness Center as eight international teams squared off to compete in the university's first GlobalJam Basketball Tournament
The Run the World race benefits study-abroad scholarships for Kent State University students.
Kent State University at Stark will host its first Run the World race to raise money for student education-abroad scholarships.
Students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication's International Storytelling course smile for a group photo atop Aphrodite's Rock in Cyprus.
Kent State University students in the special topics course International Storytelling have been learning in a global classroom since 2011. 

Community & Society >

Kent State alumna joins The Amazing Race team for the 29th season.
A Kent State alumna joins "The Amazing Race" team to compete for $1 million on CBS.
The Kent State University Ice Arena hosted the 35th Annual Special Olympics Winter Games.
The Kent State University Ice Arena hosted the 35th Annual Ohio Special Olympics Winter Games the first week of February for figure skaters and speed skaters from all over the state.
Kent State Uses Geospatial Technology to Map Violence
Kent State University researchers use geospatial technology to study youth violence in Akron, Ohio.
Kent State offers alternative spring break trips for experiential learning
As spring break quickly approaches, a growing number of Kent State University students are choosing alternative ways to spend their time off.