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 Officials from Kent State University and New Castle School of Trades signed the articulation agreement between both organizations.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Great things happen when purposeful organizations collaborate. Officials from Kent State University and New Castle Schools of Trades recently signed an articulation agreement that provides opportunities for graduates of the trade school to earn degrees from the university.
Kent State University students take a selfie with middle school students from Daniel E. Morgan School. The Kent State students worked all semester learning about and sharing the stories of the middle school students for their TV news production class.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:50pm
Kent State University students in the Advanced Television News Producing class have spent the semester learning the stories of middle school students at Cleveland’s Daniel E. Morgan School and within the Hough community.
Legendary journalist and news anchor Dan Rather will speak at Kent State University the evening of May 4 as part of the Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:23am
Few have seen the history of our world unfold like Dan Rather. The renowned journalist and former lead anchor of the CBS Evening News is coming to Kent State University to reflect on his experiences as a journalist, news anchor and multimedia producer.
Kent State University faculty, staff, students and campus visitors gather on the Kent State Commons and Blanket Hill for the annual commemoration of May 4, 1970.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:18am
Survivors remember as if it happened yesterday – the sounds, the confusion, the fear as protests and unrest escalated to a deadly level on campus. The scenario may sound similar to the events of May 4, 1970, at Kent State University, but this incident happened two years prior.
“Sandy’s Scrapbook,” a new exhibition at Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, pays tribute to the life of Sandy Scheuer, one of four students killed by Ohio National Guardsmen on May 4, 1970.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:08am
On May 4, 1970, Kent State University was placed in an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard on campus ended in tragedy. Each year, as part of the May 4 Commemoration, Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center...
Kent State associate professors Karen Cunningham and Idris Kabir Syed, co-instructors of the course titled May 4, 1970, and Its Aftermath, discuss the print, Lament: Four Dead at Kent, by Linda Lyke, a digital resource from the May 4 Collection.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:55am
Nearly five decades have passed since Ohio National Guardsmen fired into a gathering of protesting students on the campus of Kent State University, killing four, wounding nine and impacting generations.
Four students were killed and nine others wounded during a student protest of the Vietnam War. The site was formally dedicated as a National Historic Landmark on May 4, 2018.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:20am
Seventeen acres on the Kent State University campus denote the location of the historic events of May 4, 1970, where protesting students, observers and soldiers gathered on that fateful day when the Ohio National Guard shot and killed four students and wounded nine others.
Kent State University researchers have received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study affective disorders.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:10pm
Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 300 million people are currently living with depression.
Pictured are members of Kent State Robotics. The team will compete in May at NASA’s 2018 Robotic Mining Competition.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:14am
Kent State University student Madison Spreitzer spent her childhood building robots out of cardboard boxes and paint. Now, she builds them out of aluminum. 
Student-athletes from Berkshire High School pose with John Epprecht (left) and Kurt Epprecht (right) after the announcement of a $2 million gift to the school. (Photo courtesy of John Stoddard)
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 9:18am
Smile and say “cheese.” That is what members of Berkshire Local Schools in Burton, Ohio, and their partners including Kent State University are doing.