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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:53pm

A pair of Kent State University female pilots have successfully completed the 2017 Air Race Classic. The Flying Flashes finished fifth out of the 12 universities, and 15th out of the 47 teams overall. They also received a prize for finishing second on the seventh leg of the race and were one of only nine teams to complete the race with zero penalties.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:18pm

Today, the Kent State University family mourns the tragic loss of one of our student-athletes, freshman football player Tyler Heintz. Tyler was transported to a local hospital by paramedics this morning following football conditioning drills at Dix Stadium. The cause of death is not yet known.

Tyler was from Kenton, Ohio, and planned to study marketing and entrepreneurship in the College of Business Administration. Tyler was recruited as a rising star on our offensive line.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:10am

Kent State sophomore fashion design and business student Madeline Mehler launched a business that creates a more sustainable, lower carbon-footprint approach to making clothes.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 2:44pm

Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising has once again been named among the nation’s elite, according to new rankings from Fashion-schools.org.

For Fashion Merchandising, the school has been rated #3 Nationally (top 2 percent of schools considered), #3 Nationally among public schools and colleges (top 4 percent of schools considered), and #1 in the Midwest.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:40am

Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative has received the 2017 Great Places Award in the Place Planning category from the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA). The EDRA Great Places Awards recognize professional and scholarly excellence in environmental design and pay special attention to the relationship between physical form of the built environment and human activity or experience. 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:51am

Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative has received the 2017 Great Places Award in the Place Planning category from the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA). The EDRA Great Places Awards recognize professional and scholarly excellence in environmental design and pay special attention to the relationship between physical form of the built environment and human activity or experience. 

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:54pm

The 2017 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from June 9-18 on the university’s campus and culminate with the June 18 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. This program is a highly intensive and prestigious festival for talented piano students in grades 7-12. The June 18 gala concert will feature 14 highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists from the United States, China and Italy.

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 1:54pm

Kent State graduate continues to break new ground in the understanding of cognition—and his research may help us move beyond the limits of the brain’s working memory.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 2:57pm

Instead of heading home to relax following the conclusion of finals week, a group of Kent State University student-athletes traveled to Aguacate, Belize, to partner with Courts for Kids on a service project from May 16-24.

A total of 19 student-athletes volunteered to make the trip and were accompanied by five staff members as they aided community members in the construction of a multipurpose sports court located next to the local school.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 4:12pm

With a goal of becoming one of the nation’s top public universities in aeronautics and engineering education and research, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved changing the name of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. 

The change better reflects the expansion of the college’s programs and accentuates its highly trained and sought-after graduates who go on to work for commercial airlines, corporate flight departments, the military and the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 8:06am
With the help of LaunchNET Kent State, Andrew Badger used perseverance and passion to find his starring role in animation.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 2:16pm
The Burr Magazine, Kent State’s general interest student magazine, was named the best student magazine in the nation by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Kent State also earned national finalist status in two categories in SPJ’s annual national Mark of Excellence Awa...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 9:36am
Beginning July 1, Kent State University will become smoke-free and tobacco-free, in accordance with university policy 5-21. The new policy aligns with the university’s healthy campus initiative, Kent State of Wellness. While most people know the health...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:55am
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics has received a grant for $1 million from the Gawlicki Family Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut, to fund the development of a state-of-the-art distance learning translation studies program. The Institute for Applied Lingu...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:55am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 31. The Board is scheduled to convene at 1:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of University Library on the Kent...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:28am
KeyBank Foundation has granted $1 million to Kent State University to support programs to increase the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:57pm
Kent State University will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, May 30.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:57am
Kent State University Distinguished Professor of Human Evolutionary Studies C. Owen Lovejoy, Ph.D., received the President's Medal from President Beverly Warren during the One University Commencement Ceremony on May 13 in Dix Stadium. The President’s Medal is the highest honor co...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:25am
WKSU presents “The Future of Television, Media and Journalism, with NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans” on Tuesday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Lee Theatre in Cleveland Heights. General admission tickets can be purchased at ClevelandCinemas.com for $15. Details are available at...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:33pm
The Kent State University women’s golf team finished tied for fifth at the 2017 NCAA National Championship, falling Tuesday, May 23, in the quarterfinals match play round to top seeded Northwestern, 3-2. The Kent State Golden Flashes completed its best run at the NCAA National Ch...

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