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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.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 9:15am
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.
Mark Polatajko, Kent State’s senior vice president for finance and administration, delivers remarks at the College of Business Administration building design presentations held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:33am
On April 12, future generations of business leaders got a first look at design concepts from several firms competing to develop Kent State University’s new College of Business Administration building.
Representatives from Kent State University, the city of Kent, AAA and Portage County Safe Communities are collaborating on a campaign to promote safe driving practices. The campaign Wait2TXT targets both distracted driving and walking.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:48pm
Did you know that if you are driving and have a passenger, are eating or drinking and send a text, your chances of crashing increase by 1,139 percent?
Kingsly Berlin, lecturer in the veterinary technology program at Kent State Tuscarawas, works with students at the campus.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:31pm
Clients who make use of veterinary services may soon be meeting with registered veterinary nurses instead of registered veterinary technicians if a bill currently before the Ohio House of Representatives is passed.
Andrew Konya, co-founder of Remesh and Kent State University alumnus, successfully raised $10 million from a Series A funding round for his company, which he started as a Kent State student.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:27pm
Through a series of company-building steps, programs and funding, Remesh, what started as the idea of a Kent State University student, has become a star in the Northeast Ohio tech-startup world.
Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Kent State University, also serves as a forensic facial reconstruction artist for several medical examiner and coroner’s offices throughout the region.
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:29am
Strength, tenacity, courage and unrelenting persistence. These attributes describe the women who have shaped America’s history. Linda Spurlock, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology at Kent State University, is one such woman who is making a huge impact in the field of foren...
Rochelle Hostler (on the right, holding the sign), early childhood educator at Kent State University, celebrates with her students after being notified of her Outstanding Teaching Award.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 1:48pm
Experience and passion mixed with a strong dose of critique for both the students and the professor led Rochelle Hostler, lecturer in Kent State University’s School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, to be awarded an Outstanding Teaching Award.
Deepraj Mukherjee, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at Kent State University at Stark, challenges his students to find the answer that will better their homes, neighborhoods and communities.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 11:00am
Deepraj Mukherjee, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at Kent State University at Stark, grew up in a middle-income family in Kolkata, India, but when he walked the city’s streets, poverty was unavoidable.
Kent State University senior Erin Shattuck (left) traveled to the Netherlands where she took classes in sustainable development.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:32am
Imagine planning a dinner party for 500 of your closest friends and not knowing what you will serve until almost the last minute.
Pictured are participants at the annual Nutritious and Delicious Gala. Kent State University Dining Services received three outstanding awards at the event for its gluten-free dish.
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:26pm
When Kent State University's Dining Services launched the first gluten-free dining hall on a college campus almost two years ago, its goal was to cater to students and members of the university community who need or prefer gluten-free foods.