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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 3:58pm
Imagine being a 17-year-old high school student, and in your first semester of a geology research internship, your professor asks you to identify an extinct 300-million-year-old, tiny and unknown crustacean specimen. Megan Schinker, then an ambitious Stow-Munroe Falls High School...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:03am
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State University faculty will participate in a $13.3 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve educational outcomes for Nigerian children.
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 2:49pm
A helmet and pads were replaced by a cap and gown for New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman as he finished a journey he started in 2005, joining 5,300 new Kent State graduates at the One University Commencement held at Dix Stadium.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 4:26pm
At its May 9 meeting, the Kent State University Board of Trustees was unanimous in passing a resolution of appreciation that recognizes Kent State President Beverly J. Warren’s five years of extraordinary contributions, specifically implementing a “students first” priority and mi...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 2:17pm
FedEx Corp. has pledged $5 million, in addition to $1.5 million already given, in support of an aeronautics academic center that will be located at the Kent State University Airport. The new 17,800-square-foot building will be named the FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:38am
The Kent State University alumni family grew by 5,300 new graduates as the university held its spring commencement ceremonies. 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 3:28pm
The Kent State University alumni family will grow by 5,300 new graduates as the university holds its spring commencement ceremonies. 
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 11:33am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting on Thursday, May 9. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the University Library. Trustees...
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:37am
The protected prairie surrounding Kent State University’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be burned on Friday, April 26, at approximately 9 a.m. to allow for new growth during the summer season. This is a rescheduled date. The previously planned prairie burn for April...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 1:02pm
Kent State University held the 49th commemoration of the historic events of May 4, 1970. The annual commemoration marks the fateful day when the Ohio National Guard shot and killed four students and wounded nine others on the Kent Campus.