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Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:04am

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, spoke to a capacity crowd at the third Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Sept. 25 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

High demand claimed all tickets to the free talk within days of Tyson’s announced Kent State appearance. To accommodate the strong interest in the event, Tyson’s talk was simulcast in the Kent Student Center Kiva, which also was filled to capacity.

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 11:12am

What do you get when you cross a passion for crossword puzzles with a student enrolled in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Kent State University? You get a medical terminology crossword puzzle app on your favorite iOS device.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 4:50pm

New Kent Campus freshmen boast an average GPA of 3.3; Kent Campus also reaches new all-time high in total enrollment and applications

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 4:54pm

The 32nd Annual Black Squirrel Festival took place Friday, Sept. 6, from 2-8 p.m. at the Kent Campus on the Student Green and Risman Plaza. The Black Squirrel Festival is one of Kent State University’s most beloved and popular traditions that attracts more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Kent community. As usual, live, free entertainment, festival food, local vendors and Black Squirrel spirit were all a part of this year’s event. The movie “Monsters University” also was shown that evening on the Student Green.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Ann Jacobson
College of Nursing

Ann Jacobson is a professor in the College of Nursing and a nationally recognized nursing scholar. Her program of research represents an integration of theories from a variety of disciplines and focuses on testing cognitive-behavioral and complementary therapies for people experiencing procedural pain and for those undergoing knee arthroplasty.

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 4:35pm

All general admission and student tickets for the Kent Student Center Ballroom as well as all general admission tickets for the Kiva simulcast have been taken. We'll see you in September!


Monday, August 19, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton poses with some of the 700 student volunteers that help freshmen move into the residence halls.The residence hall move-in process can be stressful for both students and parents at the start of a new school year.

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
John Hoornbeek
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
College of Public Health

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 11:13am
Kent State student Zoë Burch poses with her parents, Michele and Daniel Burch. Zoë received certificates from the Kent State Police Department and Ohio Homeland Security for reporting a potential threat she saw online. The threat was confirmed, and the su

Take the Internet seriously. As crazy as that sounds, if a threat is made and feels real, report it. That’s the advice Kent State University student Zoë Burch offers as she reflects on her experience.

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Ran R. Barniv
Professor of Accounting
College of Business Administration