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“I definitely had a purpose going into my college career, and Kent State Stark helped me achieve it,” says Kent State graduate Kent Weaver.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:10pm
Armed with a biology degree, completed entirely at Kent State University at Stark, Kent Weaver says he is more than ready to pursue his calling to become a doctor of veterinary medicine.
The Kent State University women’s rugby team took matters into their own hands when they encountered a tree blocking the road on their way to a match. (Photo credit: Tina Miller)
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:02pm
The Kent State University women’s rugby team found themselves facing a literal bump in the road on their way to a rugby match on Oct. 7.
Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising added a new graduate-level educational experience to its nationally and internationally ranked offerings.
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 1:16pm
This semester, Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, an Ohio Center of Excellence, added a new graduate-level educational experience to its nationally and internationally ranked offerings. 
The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) presented its Annual Excellence in Workforce Development Award to the Multi-County Advanced Manufacturing Corridor, a partnership of Kent State at Tuscarawas and several economic development organizations.
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:38pm
The Multi-County Advanced Manufacturing Corridor, a partnership that includes Kent State University at Tuscarawas, has received the annual Excellence in Workforce Development Award from the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA).
Blake Stringer, Ph.D. (right), assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Kent State, and research assistant Kendy Edmonds study the power needs for a new larger generation of drones for a research grant funded by the Army Research Laboratory.
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:36pm
A grant from the Army Research Laboratory has a Kent State University researcher flying high.   The grant provides more than $130,000 for Blake Stringer, Ph.D., assistant professor of aerospace engineering in Kent State’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering, to study propuls...
John D. Johnson, associate professor of biological sciences, received a three-year, $450,000 grant for a study that could provide a better understanding of how we create deeply-ingrained fear memories — and how to stop them.
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:23pm
People who suffer trauma will, with few exceptions, never forget what happened to them, but a Kent State University researcher may be able offer them the hope of living without constant fear and anxiety.
Jennifer Miller, lecturer in Kent State's School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, was given the opportunity to meet Oprah Winfrey and attend a WW (formerly Weight Watchers) retreat in California. (Photo: Matt Sayles Photography)
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:45pm
A luxury trip featuring accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton, limousine rides, spa treatments and lunch with one of the most influential women in the world. Jennifer Miller, lecturer in Kent State University’s School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences in the College o...
The Kent State University at Salem campus hosted the first-ever STEM University, a free daylong event in September organized by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for area students in pre-K through fifth grade.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:25pm
The Kent State University at Salem campus hosted the first-ever STEM University, a free daylong event in September organized by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for area students in pre-K through fifth grade.
John and Fonda Elliot have become the largest donors in Kent State University’s history, providing the largest total outright gift of $10 million as well as a $2 million planned gift.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:35am
John and Fonda Elliot have become the largest donors in Kent State University’s history, providing the largest total outright gift of $10 million as well as a $2 million planned gift.
Snow covers the Kent State University campus.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:19am
Northeast Ohio has enjoyed a warm fall season, but we all know that winter will arrive soon.

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