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Seven Nepali Friends and Students at Kent State
This fall semester, Kent State is privileged to welcome seven international students to its campus, all of which are friends from Nepal: Anit Kunwar, Saroj Dahal, Man Bahadur Kshetri, Swastik Shrestha, Bishal Pokhrel, Mahesh Gair

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Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017.
Kent State University recently concluded its largest fundraising year in school history after securing $38.9 million in private support during Fiscal Year 2017.
Judge Carla Moore has been named Kent State University’s 2017-18 President’s Ambassador.
Kent State University President Beverly Warren has named Judge Carla Moore the 2017-18 President’s Ambassador.
The Kent State University Marching Golden Flashes will perform during the Homecoming parade and game on Oct. 14.
Catch the Marching Golden Flashes at the Kent State University Homecoming parade and game on Saturday, Oct. 14!
Hurricane Harvey caused damage to the home of Kent State student Alexis Bartee's grandparents.
Senior insurance studies major Alexis Bartee was in Texas caring for her elderly grandparents when Hurricane Harvey hit. From that experience, she has learned more about her chosen field than any classroom could have taught. 

Health >

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!

Research & Science >

Kent State doctoral student Anna Droz researches how to improve green roofs by planting experimental gardens in Cleveland, Ohio.
Doctoral student plants gardens atop Cleveland buildings to bridge urban design with natural biology
Photo of GPS mapping
Kent State University researchers create cutting-edge geospatial technology to map drug points, find solutions
Researchers to use cutting-edge therapies including amniotic tissue grafts and specialized casts
Kent State University professors conduct research that impacts lives and society.
Kent State University professors discuss the importance of funding collegiate research.

Arts & Culture >

Don King displays wild mushroom he discovered on a recent hunt.
Kent State University art instructor Don King enjoys spending time outside of the classroom hunting for wild mushrooms.
Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, has been awarded the Beethoven Medal in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, has been awarded the Beethoven Medal in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
Kent Creativity Festival
Take part in the Kent Creativity Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade. 
Cahill Smith, piano
The Kent Keyboard Series opens its 2017-2018 season with pianist Cahill Smith on Sun., Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall.

Student Life >

WEWS features Kent State's Career Closet
A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression.
A Kent State University student makes blankets to bring comfort to children going through difficult times.
A Kent State University student makes blankets to bring comfort to children going through difficult times.
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 University volunteers help move freshman into their new residence halls during the annual service program, called Movers and Groovers.
At the beginning of each school year, Kent State University faculty, staff and students volunteer to help incoming freshmen move into the university’s residence halls.

Global Reach >

Seven Nepali Friends and Students at Kent State
This fall semester, Kent State is privileged to welcome seven international students to its campus, all of which are friends from Nepal: Anit Kunwar, Saroj Dahal, Man Bahadur Kshetri, Swastik Shrestha, Bishal Pokhrel, Mahesh Gair
2017 International Cook-Off, November 16, Kent Student Center
Mark Your Calendars, Bring Your Appetite and Be Ready to Share all the Food, Fun and Festivities at This Year's International Cook-Off Competition November 16, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Hunter Mowen in Florence
"Studying and traveling abroad has impacted my life in ways I never really thought it would and I never would have been able to have such opportunities or experiences if I did not go abroad."
Maryam Jamil
Students from all over the world are able to attend Kent S

Community & Society >

Former Kent State University quarterback Julian Edelman releases a new memoir.
New England Patriots wide receiver and former Kent State University quarterback Julian Edelman released a new memoir, Relentless, on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Kent State University’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering is pleased to announce a workshop on drones on Nov. 13.
Kent State University’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering is pleased to announce four upcoming workshops on drones. The first event will take place on Nov. 13, with a reception starting at 6 p.m.
Student Nurses presented the hospital with more than a dozen safe sleep sacks.
The Student Nurses’ Association at Kent State University Trumbull is teaming up with Trumbull Memorial Hospital to teach new parents safe sleeping habits for their infants.
Kent State’s Digital Commons chronicles Ohio’s long-standing tradition of enology, the study of wine and winemaking, which has boosted it into the top 10 wine-producing states.
A team at Kent State University at Ashtabula has started a Digital Commons collection to showcase the Ohio wine industry.