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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10:29am
LaunchNET Kent State team members, mentors, advisors, friends and entrepreneurs came together on April 12 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2015-16 academic year. 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 3:26pm
Kent State University was awarded nearly $1 million in grant funds from the Ohio General Assembly to allow universities to develop programs and courses that support teachers interested in obtaining the qualifications needed to teach postsecondary courses.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:53pm
“Legal Briefs” appears in e-Inside to keep faculty and staff informed of legal issues and their implications. An archive of past Legal Briefs is available online. With the presidential election and general election less than six months away, there will be many opportunities for...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:51pm
Online faculty/staff parking permit renewals will be available now through May 13. After May 13, permits can be purchased in person in the Parking Services office located in Schwartz Center, Room 123. For permit renewal assistance or for additional information, contact Parking Se...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:49pm
New platform allows for higher education dialogue around diversity issues A key focus of Kent State University’s strategic vision is creating and sustaining an inclusive environment. Trends in Diversity, a new Kent State initiative, provides a home for dialogue about diversity i...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:46pm
Kent State University students Caleb “Jag” Ashcraft, sophomore fashion design major, and Brad Baumeister, senior communication studies major, have been named University Innovation Fellows, making them part of a nationwide program designed  to empower students to become agents of...
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:45pm
The Kent State University mock trial team traveled to Ohio Northern University Law School to compete in the Annual Polar Bear Mock Trial Invitational Tournament.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:38pm
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USC) have awarded Kent State University a $50,000 microgrant to help remove the financial barrier to graduation that low-income students may face as they near graduation.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:35pm
Kent State University’s College of Nursing is collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise. The Point of Dispensing Exercise, which involves a mock Anthrax release, triage and treatment s...
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 3:34pm
Kent State University’s Rotaract Club is holding a children’s book drive during the month of April and is now accepting donations to benefit children in surrounding areas. The club is gathering books in good condition for children from newborn to third grade and will be acceptin...