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Friday, December 7, 2018 - 1:23pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.  
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
The events of May 4, 1970, placed Kent State University in an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard ended in tragedy with four students losing their lives and nine others being wounded. From a perspecti...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:28pm
Beginning in mid-January, Kent State University will launch a new, semiweekly message to share the most impactful news and stories about our campus community.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:27pm
Kent State University’s Giving Tuesday 2018 broke the million-dollar mark for the second year in a row. Just before midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 27, the campaign raised more than $1,030,000 to support multiple student study abroad scholarships, research opportunities, educational pr...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:14pm
Kent State University Libraries will host its sixth-annual fall semester Stress-Free Zone on Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11. The event will be open to all Kent State students, faculty and staff from 3-5 p.m. in the Garden Room on the first floor of the University Library....
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:07pm
Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is presenting the inaugural issue of a new peer-reviewed, academic online journal called Trends in Diversity.   Trends in Diversity is an open-access, online journal that provides a platform for intellectual dial...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:59am
The Kent State University Alumni Association invites faculty and staff to nominate deserving alumni for the Kent State Alumni Awards. Sponsored by the alumni association, the awards recognize graduates in the areas of leadership, service, character and professional development. ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 12:28pm
Start off your spring semester with mindfulness and meditation skills that can help you become more resilient, more mindful and more rested, and enjoy the many other benefits associated with this wellness approach.   This free, four-week, 75-minute class is offered by Kent State...
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:50pm
Members of the Kent State University Women’s Chorus pour their hearts, time and love for music into their work, and it has led to tremendous growth of the organization with nearly 70 members this year.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:16am
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren is pleased to invite faculty and staff to a holiday reception on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:53pm
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the University Library.   Trust...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:52pm
The Peace Basket Project, gearing up for its 22nd year, continues with the support of members of the Kent State University community by providing gift bags, baskets and boxes filled with “little things” for the King Kennedy Community Center. Last year, more than 115 baskets were...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:50pm
Kent State University faculty and staff are encouraged to submit nominations for the Diversity Trailblazer, Unity Award for Diversity and the new Student Diversity awards, which will be announced during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:47pm
Online final grading for Fall 2018 Full Term (POT 1), Third 5 Weeks (F3), Second Half Semester (H2), Second 7 Weeks (W2) begins Friday, Dec. 7, via FlashFAST. Grading is also now available for any fall 2018 course section that was flexibly scheduled. The deadline for grading subm...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:46pm
Mackenzie Bailey faced the typical challenges during the start of her academic career, including  choosing a major and getting good grades. But that all paled in comparison her sophomore year when she received devastating news: Her father had terminal cancer.   “When I was home f...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:45pm
Faculty members are being asked to remind students to complete their Flash Survey course evaluations for all online courses.   Kent State University is committed to ensuring the quality of its academic programs, teaching, and the learning experiences of its students. Student feed...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:43pm
Students from the Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology program presented for the first time at the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (OOTA) Annual Conference. Two faculty members and three students represented Kent State University at Ashtabula’s Occupational Therapy Ass...
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:07am
The Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative (ESDRI) was excited to be able to offer competitively awarded seed grant funding to research teams in Spring Semester 2018. ESDRI was established in 2017 to support faculty efforts to achieve continued...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:14am
As the semester comes to a close, Kent State University is asking faculty and staff to reduce campus energy consumption over winter break (Dec. 23-Jan. 2). As a result of collective efforts over the 2017 holiday break, the university avoided more than $25,000 in energy costs over...

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