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Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:04pm

The Kent State University Foundation Inc. Grant Program will award up to $100,000 for the 2016-2017 academic year as part of its annual request for proposals. Funding will be available to departments, schools, colleges, institutes and centers systemwide.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:02pm

TechHelp's Train Your Brain tech training sessions are in high gear this fall, with ongoing popular course offerings on topics such as Microsoft Office, Adobe products and Blackboard Learn. Brand new sessions on topics including Introduction to iOS and Video Editing with Adobe Photoshop also are available and open for registration.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:41pm

Kent State University President Beverly Warren has challenged the Kent State community to double undergraduate student involvement in research, underscoring how it helps prepare students for success after college while helping Kent State contribute new knowledge to our society.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:39pm

Kent State University faculty, staff and students are invited to join in creating Holiday Peace Baskets on Saturday, Dec. 5, between 9 a.m. and noon at the King Kennedy Community Center, located at 6660 Garfield Road in Ravenna. If you cannot make it at 9 a.m., please join when you can.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:37pm

There is still time to help with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Kent State University for the upcoming tax season.  VITA is looking for volunteers and interns to provide free income tax assistance to qualifying individuals.

VITA offers tax preparation assistance to low- to moderate-income taxpayers. The service is free to students, employees and community members who meet the eligibility requirements.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:28pm
William Auld, Kent State University at Tuscarawas theatre professor, is one of only a few dozen in the world certified in rigging theatres and arenas.

William Auld has a unique skill to pass on to students

Backstage of the Weathervane Playhouse in Akron, crews are raising the bar on safety as they prepared for the opening of Peter Pan.

Nobody knows the art of safety better than William Auld, Kent State University at Tuscarawas theatre professor.

Auld is one of only a few dozen in the world certified in rigging theatres and arenas, and training others.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:13pm
The Golden Flashes women's volleyball team poses for a photo as Kent State student-athletes report an all-time high graduation success rate.

Kent State University student-athletes continue to succeed in the classroom, according to statistics for the Graduation Success Rates (GSR) released on Nov. 4 by the NCAA.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:23am

Peter C. Kratcoski, Sr., Department of Sociology, Kent State University at Stark, Maximilian Edelbacher and John A. Eterno, authored a section of a book, "Justice Agencies - Academic Collaboration in Experiential" in Collaborative Policing: Police, Academics, Professionals, and Communities Working Together for Education, Training, and Program Implementation, 1st ed. (Boca-Raton, Florida: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group) Peter C. Kratcoski, Sr. and Maximilian Edelbacher, Eds. (2016), 137-158.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:04am

Legal Briefs appear in e-Inside to keep faculty and staff informed of legal issues and their implications. An archive of past Legal Briefs is available online.

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 9:57am

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport offers a Kent State University employee discount for overnight parking in the Airport Fast Park and Park Place lots. Sign up for rewards points and discounted parking using the link below. One card will work for both lots. Covered parking also is offered at a discounted rate for Kent State employees. Shuttle service is provided directly to your departure airline.

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