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Monday, July 17, 2017 - 3:27pm

University is only college in Ohio named to the prestigious list

Logo for 2017 Great College to Work For

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 2:43pm
Kent State University employees participate in lunchtime yoga at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

Kent State University has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active employers in the country. The university placed 17th in the Large Employer category of this year’s national On the Move Workplace Challenge. That is a significant improvement from last year’s 29th-place finish.

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 8:40am

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S. in 2017. These numbers are stark and sobering, and worse yet, we still do not know exactly why cancer develops in its victims or how to stop it. An online publication in Nature Nanotechnology this week by Kent State University researchers and their colleagues at Kyoto University in Japan, however, may offer new understanding about what turns good cells bad.

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 8:09am

During its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio Aviation Association designated the Kent State University Airport as its Airport of the Year.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 12:35pm

Kent State’s student newspaper, The Kent Stater, is the best collegiate daily (published three times per week or more) in Ohio, according to the Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest.

Alumna Neville Hardman, ’16, and journalism major Kelly Powell, ’18, also received individual honors – first and second place respectively – for best collegiate feature writing, in the contest sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus chapters of SPJ.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:26am

Pokémon GO’s worldwide release one year ago sent crowds hiking through parks, meandering into streets and walking for miles in search of Pokémon, those cute little digital characters that appear in real locations on your smartphone.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:51am

Kent State University students will soon have a unique opportunity to gain professional money management experience. Starting in the fall, the Kent State University Foundation will effectively start “hiring” the students to manage current investable assets.

The Student Managed Investment Fund will be the first of its kind at Kent State. The purpose is to give students real-world experience and advance career opportunities.

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 9:12am

Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused on positive self-talk, mindfulness and stress management, the importance of sleep, and anti-bullying and building healthy relationships.

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 3:41pm

The Poetry Coalition, of which the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University is a founding member, will benefit from a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation. To be given over two years, the grant, which will be administered by the Academy of American Poets, will enable the founding members of the coalition to produce national programs on themes of social importance that feature leading contemporary poets. It also will strengthen a network of poetry organizations by making possible two annual meetings of the founding members during the grant term. 

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:18pm

Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center to benefit from grant

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:46am
Scientists at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands and Kent State University in Ohio have developed a new material that can undulate and therefore propel itself forward under the influence of light. To achieve this, the scientists clamp a strip of this polymer ma...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:45am
Scientists at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands and Kent State University in Ohio have developed a new material that can undulate and therefore propel itself forward under the influence of light. To achieve this, the scientists clamp a strip of this polymer ma...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:42am
Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance Professor Tamara L. Honesty helped to bring a beloved 1980s television series to the stage in the world premiere production of Family Ties.
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:43am
During its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio Aviation Association designated the Kent State University Airport as its Airport of the Year.
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:28pm
As part of the university’s Kent State of Wellness initiative, Kent State University is becoming a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus. A part of the university’s Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State, all Kent State campuses will be smoke- and tobacco-free beginning July 1,...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:45am
What’s it really like to build costumes from scratch for a mainstage musical?  The sights and sounds of Kent State University’s Costume Shop are as much of a production as the show itself.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:28am
Kent State University faculty and students in the Department of Physics, in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently played a key role in using a new silicon detector technology to examine nuclear collisions that recreate the Big Bang on a tiny scale in the U.S. Department of E...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:41pm
When someone suffers a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or brain tumor, one of the common symptoms is aphasia, a disorder that arises from damage to portions of the brain, usually the left side, that are responsible for language. It impairs the expression and understanding of lang...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 8:23am
Kent State Business Professor Craig Zamary challenges entrepreneurial students to consider impact of artificial intelligence on a global economy.

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