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Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:22am
For Kathy Wilson, Ph.D., diversity means not just having a campus where everyone should be included, respected and comfortable, but where people actually feel that way.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 8:51am
Something just did not seem right about the older man and young girl who were attempting to check into a Youngstown-area hotel in late 2016. The man seemed suspicious. The girl, whom he identified as his daughter, looked ill. When he provided a pre-paid credit card as tender for...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:27pm
Dan Rather is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and author who has covered some of the biggest news stories of the last 60 years including the civil rights movement, Kennedy’s assassination, the Vietnam War, Watergate and 9/11. Older generations may remember Mr. Rather during the...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:41pm
Few have seen the history of our world unfold like Dan Rather. The renowned journalist has been a constant presence for many monumental events – the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, the Berlin Wall, Tiananmen Square and 9/11 – to name a few. We are pleased to announce the former...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 8:51am
Alumna Bertice Berry, an award-winning entertainer, lecturer and comedienne, served as keynote speaker  
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
Biological anthropology researchers in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences have again shed new light on the very old topic of human origins. In two new journal articles appearing this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers re...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 1:38pm
Update: The facial reconstruction sketch of a 4-year old boy created by Kent State Assistant Professor Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., generated a tip that helped police identify the child.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:50am
Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show, “Amazingness.”
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 3:01pm
A film made by Kent State University students and professors about the diverse Akron neighborhood, Highland Square, has had its international debut. The documentary, “Highland Lives” aired this week on the UK television program, “Tales From the Margins,” an LGBTQ program broadcas...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:15am
Kent State University will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes, and offices will be closed. The university will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 16.