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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:40pm
The visionary global fashion designer and activist Kenneth Cole is named as the Kent State University School of Fashion’s 2021 Hall of Fame Inductee. In its 32nd year, the prestigious award celebrates the outstanding contribution to fashion made by an individual. The accolade hon...
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 3:45pm
The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mat...
Friday, April 2, 2021 - 1:44pm
Kent State University Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., announced the selection of Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D., to serve as the university’s associate provost for academic affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies, effective April 16.
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 12:54pm
Dear Kent State University Students, Faculty and Staff, In the fall semester, we committed to making you aware of incidents of bias and racism, and that we would do so even if these incidents were not viewed by the public nor shared on social media. In keeping with our promise of...
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:09am
The Global Vaccine Poem project is a collaboration between the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and the University of Arizona Poetry Center. It offers an inclusive and participatory opportunity during the universal vaccination experience, inviting all to share their vo...
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 3:03pm
Thanks to the renewal of its key funding grant, LaunchNET Kent State will continue to inspire the entrepreneur mindset and support innovative thinkers across the Kent State University community.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 3:00am
U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State University in the top 20 Best Library and Information Studies Programs in the country in its 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. Overall, Kent State is recognized in 12 new national rankings in the 2022 edition of Best Graduate Sch...
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 10:08am
Movie's screening to be followed by a virtual panel discussion about the impact and lessons of May 4, 1970.
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 3:42pm
Kent State University has partnered with Greater Akron community organizations to conduct the first comprehensive and specific LGBTQ+ Community Needs Assessment (CNA). Efforts of this assessment focus on producing a better-informed public health system and improving the health an...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 10:27am
More than 2,000 area residents, including some Kent State University employees, received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine March 23, during a mass vaccination event at the Kent State Field House. 

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