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Pictured are Gold Key Portfolio Award winners (from left to right) Nalyn Schell, Isabella Victory and Jennifer Greathouse.
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:34am
Traveling along Canton’s Market Avenue North, one might overlook Sancta Clara Monastery. But 17-year-old Nalyn Schell not only visited the religious structure for two days, she had the opportunity to photograph its nuns.
“Sandy’s Scrapbook,” a new exhibition at Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, pays tribute to the life of Sandy Scheuer.
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:20am
Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. 
DeWeese Health Center created a community garden focused on growing fresh produce, learning best-practice gardening techniques and managing stress through connection with nature.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 3:44pm
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.
High school students participate in a healthcare simulation event at Kent State University at Ashtabula.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 3:33pm
High school students interested in a healthcare career got to find out recently what a day in the life of a healthcare professional looks like at a hands-on simulation experience at Kent State University at Ashtabula.
Advertising major Michael Weber performs on MTV's "Amazingness." He won first place and $10,000. (Photo provided by Michael Weber)
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 3:24pm
Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show Amazingness.
Kent State University researchers use cameras, GPS and experts to help track opioid use in Portage County.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 2:51pm
Driving through the streets of Ravenna on a weekday afternoon, you probably wouldn't notice anything out of the ordinary.
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.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:32am
Few have seen the history of our world unfold like Dan Rather. The 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. 
Vice President Alfreda Brown (left) and Dana Lawless-Andric (right) present the 2018 Diversity Trailblazer Award to Kathy Wilson, Ph.D., professor of economics.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:11am
For Kathy Wilson, Ph.D., diversity means not just having a campus where everyone should be included, respected and comfortable, but where people actually feel that way.
Kent State University at East Liverpool students helped to build the Walnut Grove Playground, an all-inclusive recreational facility designed for those with special needs.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 9:59am
Students from the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Kent State University at East Liverpool rolled up their sleeves, flexed their muscles and went to work to help build the Walnut Grove Playground, an all-inclusive recreational facility designed for those with special nee...
Kent State University won the On the Move University Challenge title for the most active university in the country.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:01pm
Faculty and staff on TEAM KENT STATE hold the On the Move University Challenge title for the most active university in the country.

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