Heather Caldwell, Ph.D., a professor in Kent State University’s Department of Biological Sciences, recently received a $450,000 grant to study the role that oxytocin plays in the developing brain.

Professor and Dean of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) Mark Mistur was listed as one of the Top 25 Most Admired Educators in Architecture, Interiors, and Landscape Architecture from DesignIntelligence.

After hearing about a recent outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease at the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, Kent State University at Trumbull nursing students sprang into action to help replace children’s books and toys that were lost when the building was sanitized.  

The Women's Center wants to celebrate not just the women who come into the center, but decades of women who have left a legacy at Kent State.

Kent State alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and the community are invited to take part in one of the university’s long-standing traditions. Student events will occur the week leading up to Homecoming on all eight Kent State campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.


The Diversity and Scholarship Celebration recognizes students, faculty, alumni and community supporters who provide outreach support and programs focused on increasing the success of underrepresented and/or underserved students at Kent State University. 

Michelle Adkins was named the outreach program coordinator for the Rural Scholars program on the Salem and East Liverpool campuses.

Meditation Across Campus is a new initiative that allows Kent State University students, faculty and staff to join their colleagues in free, facilitated meditation sessions around the Kent Campus.

The project is part of the university's Gateway to a Distinctive Kent State, a $1.2 billion master plan to transform the Kent Campus over 10 years.

In order to remain competitive and encourage retention, we are pleased to announce a new and innovative way to provide salary increases for the non-represented classified and unclassified employees.