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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:14am

Kent State's Gemma Casadesus Smith is studying why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer's. 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:23am
New rankings released by U.S. News & World Report place Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science among the nation’s top 20 graduate programs in library and information science. The school's faculty and staff are pictured.

New rankings released by U.S. News & World Report place Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science among the nation’s top 20 graduate programs in library and information science – again.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:10am

Weighing in at barely 100 pounds, Brooke Mullins summoned every ounce of strength she had, and even more she didn’t. Her muscles were shaking; her mind – exhausted. The Kent State University junior had one last shot at overcoming the most grueling portion of a physical exam. If she could pass it, Mullins would follow in her father and brother’s footsteps as a certified volunteer firefighter.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:29am

It all comes down to a fraction of a second. Who can push off the block first? Who can jump the highest? Who will cross the finish line ahead of everyone else? In the end, speed is the ultimate winner – it can separate the good from the great.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 8:35am

Kent Student Center Programming, part of the Center for Student Involvement, hosted the 13th annual Rock the Runway on March 4.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:20am

Kent State University junior Rachel Stypinski won the all-around title with a 39.500 to lead the Golden Flashes at the 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Gymnastics Championships held March 18 at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. Kent State posted a 194.850 team score to finish sixth.

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 11:12pm

The Kent State University men’s basketball team (22-13) won the 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship, defeating the top-seeded Akron Zips (26-8) by a score of 70-65 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 4:32pm

The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced its women’s basketball postseason awards on March 7, with Kent State University senior guard Larissa Lurken being named Player of the Year and head coach Todd Starkey being named Coach of the Year.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:44am

Kent State University’s Recreational Services and Residence Services departments have collaborated to open a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda, exclusively for on-campus residents. The facility opened this spring semester.

A Kent State student uses on of the new exercise machines in the new Tri-Rec fitness facility located in the Tri-Towers Rotunda.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 8:17am

Sixty-eight years ago, the Kent City Council and mayor dubbed Kent, Ohio, the state’s Tree City. This year marks the ninth year Kent State University is being recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA program.