News Archive

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 3:52pm
Kent State University announced the creation of the Kent State Emergency Grant Fund that will help students who are unexpectedly finding themselves in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 12:09pm
Update: This meeting has been canceled.  
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:40am
Tara C. Smith, Ph.D., epidemiology professor in the College of Public Health, shares her perspective on the current coronavirus pandemic: "It seems like years have passed since the world first heard of an 'atypical pneumonia' circulating in the Hubei province of China in December...
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:46pm
In accordance with the order of Amy Acton, M.D., director of Ohio Department of Health, to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, and in the interest of the health and safety of the community, Kent State University regretfully announces cancellation of the May 4 50th Commem...
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.