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Kent State student-athletes are using a new, state-of-the-art cryotherapy chamber to aide in muscle recovery. The chamber uses subzero temperatures to help decrease pain, slow cell aging and reduce the chance of muscle spasms. Kent State University Athletics is the first in the Mid-American Conference to provide student-athletes with a cryotherapy chamber. The therapy uses subzero temperatures, under 200 degrees Fahrenheit, to help muscles recover quickly. The department installed the chamber in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) Annex building in...

International students at Kent State Stark celebrate Halloween for the first time, handing out candy to children. Ruyi Jiao was not thinking about Halloween when she traveled from Beijing, China, to study English at Kent State University at Stark. Still, she made sure to represent her home country, donning a traditional Chinese costume she purchased on eBay. “It’s important we represent China,” says Ms. Jiao, who goes by the American name “Elena”...

Julia Hazel, Kent State junior communications major, won the prize for personal pitch during LaunchNET Kent State Kent​ ​State​ ​University​ ​students​ ​recently used University Library elevators to compete in the fifth annual LaunchNET Elevator Pitch event. ​The​ ​event,​ ​hosted​ ​by​ ​LaunchNET​ ​Kent​ ​State,​ ​gives students​ ​90 seconds to​ ​pitch​ ​a​ ​business​ ​idea​ or their personal...

Julia Hazel, Kent State junior communications major, won the prize for personal pitch during LaunchNET Kent State Kent​ ​State​ ​University​ ​students​ ​recently used University Library elevators to compete in the fifth annual LaunchNET Elevator Pitch event. ​The​ ​event,​ ​hosted​ ​by​ ​LaunchNET​ ​Kent​ ​State,​ ​gives students​ ​90 seconds to​ ​pitch​ ​a​ ​business​ ​idea​ or their personal...

Kent State Geology Professor Joseph Ortiz, Ph.D., and undergraduate student Andrew Congdon take a few moments between collecting measurements of surface reflectance in Sandusky Bay. (Photo credit: Sunny Dickerson, Bowling Green State University) The conditions in Lake Erie continue to pose several health risks to Ohioans in coastal communities, making it difficult to maintain good water quality for citizen. A recent publication in Frontiers in Marine Science shows how researchers in the Great Lakes region are working toward innovative solutions. John Lekki, Ph.D., NASA Glenn Research...

Freshman respiratory therapy student Hayley Sichko displays the new MetaNeb equipment. Kent State University at Ashtabula received a new $5,000 respiratory therapy equipment grant from Hill-Rom, a manufacturer for medical devices, that will provide students with a new learning opportunity. The MetaNeb system, which provides three therapies in one, allows respiratory therapists to give patients inhaled medication, deliver positive...

Kent State Lecturer Ellen Daniels is contributing to a national effort to boost the monarch butterfly population. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the number of monarch butterflies has decreased significantly over the last 20 years. A nationwide effort is underway to help the species through many programs from large-scale partnerships to individuals doing their part at home. According to the USFWS, citizen scientists are providing...

Students at Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine work in the Foot and Ankle Clinic. Kent State University's College of Podiatric Medicine is teaming up with the Cleveland Foot and Ankle Clinic to help reach a segment of the population that may not otherwise receive care for wounds that fail to heal. On Oct. 24, Kent State started enrolling patients in a clinical trial at the new Wound Care and Research Clinic inside the Cleveland...

Kent State University has received a $3.1 million gift for a College of Business Administration scholarship endowment from the estate of Kent State alumnus Joseph Stevens. Kent State University has received a $3.1 million gift for a College of Business Administration scholarship endowment from the estate of Kent State alumnus Joseph Stevens. The Stevens Family Scholarship for the College of Business Administration was established by Joseph and Frances Stevens. Mr. Stevens earned a Bachelor of Business Administration...

The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors led the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Kent State Salem Kent State University at Salem has officially opened its new virtual reality classroom, providing students and staff with technology that will greatly enhance learning experiences across several areas of study. The Salem Community Foundation Virtual Technology Classroom was unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony that highlighted the financial...