News Archive

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 11:45am
“Our challenges are many, our resources are great and our commitment is real.” Kent State University President Todd Diacon drove home the focus of his inaugural address with passion, purpose and a direct call to action for the university community.
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 11:10am
Kent State University’s aviation design challenge, SkyHack, will take place Nov. 1-3. The event draws college students from around the nation, attracting 120 students from 14 universities in four states in its 2017 inaugural debut. Kent State’s College of Aeronautics and Engineer...
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:55pm
Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans mayor who oversaw the removal of the city’s prominent Confederate monuments and helped his city to recover and reemerge from a series of natural disasters, will speak at Kent State as part of the university’s May 4 Speaker Series.
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 3:42pm
Guests of Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center can learn more about Jeffrey Miller, one of the four students shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard on May 4, 1970, by visiting “Our Brother Jeff,” a new exhibition at the visitors center that honors Miller’s life. The...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:20am
Once it begins, Alzheimer’s disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the disease operate the same way – like Kent State University’s own Gemma Casadesus Smith, Ph.D.
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 10:54am
On the evening of Oct. 11, the city of Kent Police Department made an arrest in the incidents involving a prowler outside sorority homes affiliated with Kent State University. As our students return to campus from fall break, we hope this will give them peace of mind.    The safe...
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:48pm
One of Kent State University’s most prolific and renowned researchers has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences. Quan Li, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow in Kent State’s Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, joins the prestigious Brussels-based organization th...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:25pm
The Kent Student Center and the Kent Student Center Kiva have been closed following a small fire. The fire started around 6 p.m. on the second floor, and the fire was immediately extinguished by the fire suppression system. Thankfully, no one was injured.   We apologize for the i...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:03pm
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Kent State a three-year, $298,000 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) grant that will allow graduate students to travel to Kyoto Uni...