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Kent State University has been recognized with a 2018 Healthy Campus award by Active Minds for fostering a culture of health and wellness for the university community.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:49am
Kent State University’s strategic focus on the health and well-being of students is receiving national recognition.
Omid Bagheri, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics, teaches a class from the Kent State University at Salem Zoomroom and is connected to students from Kent State University at Geauga and Kent State University at Ashtabula.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:32am
Advancement in technology makes learning possible irrespective of the location of students and their educators, and this change is redefining the traditional classroom and connecting Kent State University’s campuses in new ways.
Kent State University's construction management team team was awarded first place at this year’s University of Cincinnati’s New Builders Competition.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:30am
Experiential learning is a cornerstone for many classes with a professional focus. And that experience is paying off for Kent State's construction management students.
Kent State University public relations students placed second nationally for their PR campaign that focused on boosting funding for childhood cancer research.
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:29am
Only 4 percent of federal funding is directed to childhood cancer research, leading to a scarcity of clinical trials advancing treatment.
Kent State University students practice their egaming skills prior to Kent State’s first Esports Tournament, which took place May 5 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 1:18pm
Hobbyist. Gamer. Fan. Together, all three make up esports, one of the fastest growing industries in the world, and universities are catching on to the subculture.
Brandon Davis cultivated his passion for plants when he discovered purpose at Kent State University at Stark.
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 11:17am
Come summertime, Brandon Davis could often be found gardening with his grandmother at her Canton Township home. He learned when to harvest vegetables and how to select flowers that bloom best in full sunlight.
Ken Ditlevson, director of Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center, helps Flash, Kent State's mascot, get ready for a welcome event for LGBTQ students on the Kent Campus.
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:54am
Ken Ditlevson, director of Kent State University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center, has been at the university for four years, giving back to a community that once saved his life.
Kent State University alumna Amy Robyn Krystosik, Ph.D., and her team are currently in Kenya collecting data through spatial videos (SV) that will be converted into a GIS map of disease risk factors.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 7:13pm
It takes a flight of nearly 20 hours to get from Ohio to Nairobi, Kenya, where students and an alumna from Kent State University’s College of Public Health are making an impact on the lives of people who reside in the slums.
Graduating students walk at Dix Stadium during Kent State University’s One University Commencement.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:54am
Michael Keaton will be multitasking during his upcoming return to Kent State University.
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná President Waldemiro Gremski formally signed an agreement between the two universities to launch the American Academy.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Matheus Priosti came a long way to find his purpose. Five thousand miles, in fact. The São Paulo, Brazil, native made the long journey from South America across the equator to arrive at Kent State University in August 2016, and he has never looked back.