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Hayley Shasteen, a junior psychology/biology major at Kent State University at Salem, took first place honors at Kent State's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) competition. She was one of 60 participants from all Kent State campuses and competed in the psychological sciences division. Ms. Shasteen’s research project, “Cognitive...

Kent State University Police Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary – or about 35 dog-year anniversary – of its first K-9 unit, which features 7-year-old German Shepherd Coco and her handler, Officer Anne Spahr. “She is very high spirited, very high energy and very smart,” Officer Spahr says....

Kent State University Police Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary – or the 35 dog-year anniversary – of its first K-9 unit, which features 7-year-old German Shepherd Coco and her handler, Officer Anne Spahr. “She is very high spirited, very high energy and very smart,” Officer Spahr says....

Kent State Holds Fall Commencement Ceremonies on Dec. 14 and 15 The Kent State University alumni family will grow by nearly 3,000 new graduates as the university holds its Fall Commencement ceremonies. For the Kent Campus, Commencement ceremonies will take place Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center...

Hayley Shasteen, a junior psychology/biology major at Kent State University at Salem, took first place honors at Kent State's Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) competition. She was one of 60 participants from all Kent State campuses and competed in the psychological sciences division. Ms. Shasteen’s research project, “Cognitive...

Can I loft my bed? Is there a dining hall near my residence hall? Where am I able to park on campus? To answer these questions, students can ask The Brain on campus. Yes, that brain – the sculpture by Kent State Professor Emeritus of Art Brinsley Tyrrell located near Merrill Hall.   The project was created to help students feel comfortable...

With a strong work ethic and passion for teaching her native language, Eriko Tanaka has the ability to make students feel comfortable and at ease in her classroom. Ms. Tanaka, Japanese program coordinator and lecturer in the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, received one of three 2018...

Kent State University resident assistants earned the opportunity to embark on an adventure of a lifetime to experience a new culture at a university in Australia. The Department of Residence Services and the Office of International Student Affairs at Kent State worked together to develop the International Resident Assistant (RA) Exchange Program....

Heart of gold. Life was just beginning for Lainey Ward when doctors worked on her heart to keep it beating. A 4-month-old baby, Ms. Ward was in the fight of her life before she knew what living really meant. Her whole world was mom and dad and the mobile dancing over her crib. Open-heart surgery and operations to fix three birth defects kept Ms....

Beginning in mid-January, Kent State University will launch a new, semiweekly message to share the most impactful news and stories about our campus community.   Kent State Today will highlight original and curated content about Kent State to faculty and staff in a dynamic way that includes an online newsroom where...