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Prashanth Shanmuganathan receive a prestigious award from the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Prashanth Shanmuganathan is one of only two winners to receive a prestigious award for the most outstanding thesis related to research conducted at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York.

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One Stop for Student Services will serve as a single point-of-contact for student customer services previously provided at the Bursar, Registrar and Student Financial Aid offices.
One Stop for Student Services will serve as a single point-of-contact for student customer services previously provided at the Bursar, Registrar and Student Financial Aid offices.
Veterans Day activities at Kent State Stark
Kent State University is again showing its appreciation to our nation’s service members by hosting a military-exclusive hospitality chalet for veterans, service members and their families during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron on Aug. 2-6.
Lisa Givan (left), Alfreda Brown (middle) and Dana Lawless-Andric, all from Kent State's Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, display the Innovation + Inclusion Leadership Award that was presented to the university.
Kent State University is receiving national recognition for its mission to support a climate that welcomes and supports diversity in all of its forms.
The Kent Campus looks beautiful on a summer day.
Experience the Kent Campus in 360°. You can click and drag the screen to look around, or you can move your smartphone around (left, right, up and down) or use your smartphone with a VR (virtual reality) headset.

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Ideastream's Sound of Ideas talked with Kent State's Andrew Curtis about creating maps to reduce health disparities.
Where you live could determine how long you live. It is a struggle for many living in the inner city where residents often fear for their safety.
WKYC-TV talks with Kent State researchers about the Acting White Accusation.
Kent State Professor Angela Neal-Barnett shares her Acting White Accusation research with WKYC-TV and Anxiety.org.  
Emelia Sherin, a public relations major in Kent State’s College of Communication and Information, has written a play “Independent: The Heroin Project.”
The New York Times highlights a Kent State University student who turned the heroin epidemic into a theatrical performance “Independent: The Heroin Project.”
Mary Bacha (right), a lecturer in Kent State University’s College of Nursing, instructs students in the Olga A. Mural Simulation Lab located in Henderson Hall.
The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” 

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Prashanth Shanmuganathan receive a prestigious award from the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Prashanth Shanmuganathan is one of only two winners to receive a prestigious award for the most outstanding thesis related to research conducted at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York.
Eindhoven University of Technology researcher Anne Hélène Gélébart shows the walking device. This small device is the world’s first machine to convert light directly into walking, simply using one fixed light source. (Photo credit: Bart van Overbeeke)
Scientists at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands and Kent State University have developed a new material that can undulate and therefore propel itself forward under the influence of light.
Kent State University students create an app to connect students to social events.
It all started with an idea that is now blossoming into a business, even before three Kent State University students graduate.
Randy Roberts, a student working toward his associate’s degree in enology at Kent State University at Ashtabula, uses his previous degree in biology to help supplement his education.
Randy Roberts, a student working toward his associate’s degree in enology at Kent State University at Ashtabula, uses his previous degree in biology to help supplement his education.

Arts & Culture >

Kent State's Bill Auld works with MTV
Bill Auld, associate professor of Theatre at Kent State Tuscarawas, leant his flying skills to MTV's "My Super Sweet 16" this past spring to help twin recording artists SiAngie make an epic entrance to their 16th birthday party.
Grammy winner Rick Springfield will perform as part of the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center's 2017-18 season.
The Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center’s 2017-2018 season will feature diverse and high-quality performances that include concerts, Broadway, comedy, family and holiday shows.
Glassblowing at Kent State University
Matt Janke takes FOX 5 in Atlanta on a tour of his glassblowing studio.
David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, reads a poem during the River of Words poetry reading in the center’s Poetry Park.
The Poetry Coalition, of which the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University is a founding member, will benefit from a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation.

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Pictured are Kent State University at Trumbull's Program Coordinator Michelle Adkins, Dean Lance Grahn, coach Bill Hess and sophomore Briana Ellwood.
Kent State University at Trumbull officially announced the reinstatement of its campus athletic programs.
Michelle Arendas and Josh Avsec meet on GMA.
Michelle Arendas and Josh Avsec have bantered on Tinder for three years, but never met until Tuesday morning on ABC’s Good Morning America.
Kent State Students go Viral with Epic First Date.
What started three years ago with humorous banter between two Kent State University Students on a dating site has turned into a dreamy first date. And the world is watching.
Kent State University College of Business Administration
Kent State University students will soon have a unique opportunity to gain professional money management experience.

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Kent State University’s Center for Applied Conflict Management is transforming into a new School of Peace and Conflict Studies.
Kent State University’s Center for Applied Conflict Management is transforming into a new School of Peace and Conflict Studies this month.
School administrators from Shaker Heights, Painesville, Akron and Westlake participated in the Creating Global Mindedness Leadership Institute sponsored by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services.
School administrators from Shaker Heights, Painesville, Akron’s Firestone cluster and Westlake delved into understanding leadership through a contextual and cultural lens in a recent four-day institute.
Kimberly Debnam (center) accepts her award from Andy Wyatt (right) as Florence Director Fabrizio Ricciardelli applauds her selection
Many people consider Italy as the center of Western fashion and design.
The Kent State Golden Flashes pose with members of the community on the multipurpose court they constructed in Aguacate, Belize.
Instead of heading home to relax following the conclusion of finals week, a group of Kent State University student-athletes traveled to Aguacate, Belize, to partner with Courts for Kids on a service project.

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Kent State University alumnus and professional golfer Mackenzie Hughes is in Northeast Ohio to take part in the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone County Club in Akron.
Kent State University alumnus and professional golfer Mackenzie Hughes returned to his alma mater for a “Welcome Back” reception in his honor organized by Herb Page, Kent State’s director of golf and head men’s golf coach.
A Kent State entrepreneur creates a website and an upcoming app that connects renters to landlords.
A Kent State entrepreneur creates a website and an upcoming app that connects renters to landlords.
Kent State at Trumbull Teams up with State and County to Fight Opioid Addiction
According to the Ohio Department of Health statistics, Trumbull County had the second highest number of overdose deaths in Northeast Ohio in 2015. In March of 2016 alone, 26 people died from overdoses.
Matthew Minichillo runs 200 miles in the MS Run the US Relay.
A Kent State University assistant dean runs 200 miles for his daughter and all other families touched by multiple sclerosis.