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Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 5:59am
The project team, led by Yanhai Du, Ph.D., developed a lightweight-high-energy-density onboard power source that enables vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) type aircraft to potentially increase flight time and payload.
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 4:48pm
Dear Members of the Kent State University Community, Kent State Police received a report of a racial slur visible in a restroom in the Kent Campus University Library. It is not certain when it was written, but its appearance serves as a reminder that racism, intolerance and viole...
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 11:02am
Kent State University’s newest anthropologist, Assistant Professor Aldo Cimino, Ph.D., has made it his life’s work to understand the causes and consequences of hazing, including the possible generation of solidarity. He and his co-author recently published an...
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 11:15am
Kent State was more than 100 miles away from Philip Middleton Williams’ high school and his home in Perrysburg, but the May 4, 1970, shootings, which killed four students and wounded nine, reverberated through his psyche and brought the Vietnam War front and center. Williams was...
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 9:19am
Kent State University launched the public phase of its $350 million Forever Brighter comprehensive fundraising campaign in October 2021, and during the first year of the public campaign, a record-breaking $77.6 million was raised. This philanthropic feat was made possible with th...
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 3:15pm
Kent State University’s LaunchNET program is celebrating 10 years of helping members of the university community pursue their entrepreneurial ventures. 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 2:51pm
ATHENA Akron, a women’s leadership organization in Summit County, Ohio, has named Angela Neal-Barnett, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, its winner of the 2022 ATHENA Akron Leadership Awa...
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 8:32am
Kent State University and the University of Akron School of Law (Akron Law) recently finalized a Juris Doctor degree partnership program to create a seamless, sequential system for students to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Kent State and a Juris Doctor degree from Akron Law in...
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 7:15am
Deanne Parr never gave up on her dream of earning a degree, which included overcoming the many challenges of being a teen mother.

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