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Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, was recently awarded the Medal of Marie Sklodowska-Curie by the Polish Chemical Society for his scientific achievements.  The prestigious medal is awarded to outstanding chemists working permanently abroad for exceptional scientific achievements of international significance and for contributions to the community of Polish chemists. Jaroniec delivered an invited plenary lecture, “Nanoporous Carbon Materials: Newest Advances and Perspectives” at...

The Kent State University family truly showed their blue and gold spirit by donating a record breaking $426,000 for Giving Tuesday. Please watch Kent State President Beverly Warren's heartfelt thank you video to learn just how much of an impact donors' generous support made on Giving Tuesday.     ...

Several students and faculty members from Kent State University at Salem began their fall semester with a trip to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southern South Dakota, where they interacted with members of the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe. This was the fifth trip to the reservation by students from Kent State Salem, offered through a transcultural nursing course that focuses on advancing cultural humility. Sixteen nursing students, along with two students from the early childhood education program, were part of this cultural exchange, as well as six faculty members. Lorene Martin, sen...

Thinking big is what Kent State is asking of its faculty, staff and students for the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the history of the university.

Earlier this semester, the Kent State University Board of Trustees and the Kent State University Foundation unanimously approved the administration’s proposal for the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the history of the university. Support of this proposal represents a significant vote of confidence in the Kent State community’s capacity to dream big dreams and achieve them. As this groundbreaking fundraising effort prepares to launch, every member of the Kent State community is invited to play a role in envisioning ideas that will inspire the hearts and philanthropic int...