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Kent State University student Eli Kalil, shown here with his mom, engaged Twitter users to help his mom quit smoking.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 10:37am
Eli Kalil, a junior applied communications major at Kent State University, saw just how powerful the tool of social media can be when he posted an inspiring tweet involving his mother in late January.
Gary Koski, Ph.D., associate professor in Kent State’s Department of Biological Sciences, works with students in the lab. Dr. Koski was honored with a Distinguished Teaching Award for demonstrating exceptional teaching in the classroom.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 3:45pm
When accomplished researcher Gary Koski, Ph.D., began his teaching career at Kent State University in 2010, he had no prior teaching experience.
A rendering shows the potential future view of the new iconic main entrance to the Kent State University campus as seen from Main Street.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:20am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees adopted a 10-year facilities master plan that embarks on a $1 billion transformative journey of the Kent Campus to better serve the needs of students and the entire Kent State community. 
Sarah Schmidt (front row, third from right), outreach program coordinator for global education initiatives at Kent State University at Stark, focuses on expanding opportunities for students.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 9:29am
A long way from rural Mansfield, Ohio, the girl who grew up with cows in her backyard was now halfway around the world learning Swahili and teaching children how to speak English.
Kent State University is the only Ohio institution, public or private, to receive the prestigious “Great College to Work For” designation for four consecutive years.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 9:24am
Kent State University is definitely a great college to work for. It has great people, and the university constantly strives to provide a great work environment.
DeWeese Health Center created a community garden focused on growing fresh produce, learning best-practice gardening techniques and managing stress through connection with nature.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 5:22pm
Kent State University’s DeWeese Health Center is on a mission to create a culture of wellness on campus that incorporates body, mind, spirit and financial well-being, as well as a sense of community.
New Kent State University graduates participate in the One Commencement Ceremony in May 2017 at Dix Stadium. The university’s graduates are making dynamic impact and shaping lasting contributions across Northeast Ohio.
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:30am
From FedEx to Medical Mutual to Sherwin-Williams and the Cleveland Indians, Kent State University graduates are making dynamic impact and shaping lasting contributions across Northeast Ohio. 
Kent State Police Officer Anne Spahr, pictured here with K-9 Coco, was recognized as one of the 2017 Crisis Intervention Team Officers of the Year by the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County and the Portage County Police Chief’s Association.
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:25am
Police officers rarely find out how victims are doing after a crisis. But Kent State University Police Officer Anne Spahr recalls the moment when she knew she had saved a life.
Ann Abraham, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry at Kent State University at Ashtabula, earned the Northeastern Ohio Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year award by the American Chemistry Society.
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:37am
Candy, rock ’n’ roll and … chemistry? National Chemistry Week is unlike any other science event.
Women from the Kent State University community attend the annual Women's Heart Health Luncheon in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 9:31am
A room full of red became silent as two women from the Kent State University community brought to life their surprising personal medical scares.