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Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:07am
Does your office have outdated T-shirts taking up space in your storage closet? Let us turn them into reusable grocery bags for food pantries. Do you have a collection of plastic grocery bags at home (from when you forget to take your reusable bags to the store)? Let us turn them...
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:16am
Imagine being faced with a health concern. One way to handle it is to accept a prescription from the doctor and go about your life. But this was not an option for Michealle Gabrovsek, director of technology portfolio management at Kent State University. With the help of Kent Stat...
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:59am
For many people, being your own boss is the ultimate goal. For Evan Laisure, that goal turned into reality shortly after graduating from the Visual Communication Design program at Kent State University. Mr. Laisure began with a simple idea and turned it into his own online shop c...
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:55am
Marji Wachowiak has always been drawn to buying.  Now a lecturer in Kent State University’s Fashion School, Ms. Wachowiak enjoyed an extensive career in the fashion industry where she was a buyer and product developer for Macy’s, Target and wholesalers.
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:50am
As the sun made a rare, warm April appearance, a crowd gathered in the shade outside Kent State University’s Rockwell Hall to remember Taylor Pifer. One by one, Ms. Pifer’s friends stepped up to the microphone, remembering how their kind and outgoing friend would say hi to comple...
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:56am
Against all odds, Ya’el Courtney has become a standout in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and found a world of success after her acceptance into a top-tier summer science program.
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:49am
Kent State University at Trumbull continues to examine ways to encourage prosperity in the Mahoning Valley. Its new Weekend College/Hybrid Completion Program offers anyone with prior college credits a unique opportunity to cost- and time-effectively complete their degree....
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:38pm
Diversity really matters to students at Kent State University, and those issues and accolades have a new administrative channel in the Student Diversity Action Council, a branch of the University Diversity Action Council that seeks to be a voice and an advocate for the student bo...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:25pm
Online final grading for summer 2018 Summer 1 (POT S1) began Thursday, July 12, via FlashFAST. Grading also is now available for any summer 2018 course section that was flexibly scheduled. The deadline for grading submission is midnight on Tuesday, July 17. Any final grades for s...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:38pm
If you compare the fields of medicine and education, you would find that the former bases its practices on empirical scientific research whereas education is mainly driven by intuition. However, cognitive psychology researchers at Kent State University who investigate student ach...

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