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Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 2:48pm
George R. Newkome, Ph.D., and his wife, Mary Jane Saunders, Ph.D., have pledged $1 million to fund a first-ever professorship in materials science in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Newkome is a two-time Kent State alumnus. “George and Mary Jane both ha...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:44am
Michael Keaton was multitasking during his upcoming return to Kent State University.
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 4:31pm
WHAT: Kent State University will celebrate its newest graduates at its One University Commencement at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at Dix Stadium. The ceremony recognizes graduates from the university’s eight campuses. In total, Kent State will confer 5,345 degrees this spring. M...
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 3:32pm
If you are a new Kent State University student, you can still apply for a variety of scholarships for fall 2018. New Freshman Scholarships Kent State is still awarding these three scholarships for new freshmen: Oscar Ritchie Memorial Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship and the Uni...
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:46am
Kent State University Libraries will provide a solution to end-of-semester stress by giving students, faculty and staff the opportunity to unwind and get some pet therapy during finals week. 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 10:18am
Matheus Priosti came a long way to find his purpose. Five thousand miles, in fact. The São Paulo, Brazil, native made the long journey from South America across the equator to arrive at Kent State University in August 2016, and he has never looked back.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:43pm
If you enjoy playing video games – you are a hobbyist. If you enter competitions – you are a gamer. If you like to watch others play – you are a fan. Together, all three make up esports, one of the fastest growing industries in the world - playing games such as Counter Strike, Le...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:27pm
Nearly five decades have passed since Ohio National Guardsmen fired into a gathering of protesting students on the campus of Kent State University, killing four, wounding nine and impacting generations.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:27pm
As the sun made a rare, warm April appearance, a crowd gathered in the shade outside Kent State University’s Rockwell Hall to remember Taylor Pifer. One-by-one, Ms. Pifer’s friends stepped up to the microphone remembering how their kind and outgoing friend would say hi to complet...