News Archive

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 2:04pm
As the country adjusts to the new normal of working from home, schooling from home and living lives of social isolation, Kent State University professor Tara Smith, Ph.D., said people need to realize this new normal may need to continue for a long time. “It really would not surpr...
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 4:06pm
On Thursday, March 12, Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services will host “Leading Through Tragedy,” an event that brings together a panel of leaders who were impacted by campus violence from institutions such as Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois Uni...
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 9:50am
UPDATE: THE CONCERT IS SOLD OUT Tickets are on sale now for the May 4 50th Commemoration Benefit Concert featuring Joe Walsh (with Barnstorm – Joe Vitale and Kenny Passarelli) and David Crosby (with his touring band), two Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members with strong musical...
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 1:34pm
Dean Kahler, one of the nine Kent State University students wounded in the May 4, 1970, shootings by the Ohio National Guard, will return to campus on Saturday, May 9, to serve as speaker for the One University Commencement. Thomas Grace, Ph.D., another of the nine wounded studen...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:20pm
Kent State University psychology professor John Gunstad, Ph.D., has received at grant of nearly $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to expand his Alzheimer’s disease research into a national study.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 4:09pm
Kent State University, the city of Kent and the Portage Area Regional Transit Authority (PARTA) jointly have committed to the economic development of retail/entertainment areas serving students, employees and guests of the university and the city.
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 1:08pm
Kent State University has outlined planned events for the month of March related to the 50th commemoration of May 4. For the latest updates on events, visit
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 2:59pm
In the heart of Kent State’s new Design Innovation (DI) Hub there will be an “Innovation Teaching Kitchen” where hospitality management students can use the latest technology and food preparation techniques to compete in culinary competitions and collaborate with their peers.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 3:42pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 4. 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, February 21, 2020 - 4:10pm
Our spring career fair offered Kent State students an opportunity to interact with about 150 employers offering internships and other opportunities to those who will soon be in the workforce. Kent State is committed to providing our students with employment opportunities that ali...