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Every stroke of the makeup brush reveals Carrie Esser Perhaps the most surprising thing about Kent State University student Carrie Esser is that she is not an art major. The 21-year-old from North Royalton has gained a reputation for her makeup and body-painting business, Makeup Madhouse, which has an Instagram following of more than 13,500. Ms. Esser started her senior year this fall majoring in...

Officials from Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion pose in this photo with graduating students during the spring 2018 Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebración de los Graduados. Cheers to 50 years of embracing diversity and empowering students of color to be successful. These and more are what Kent State University’s Student Multicultural Center is celebrating as it marks its golden jubilee this year. Beginning in the fall of 1968, the Office of Minority Affairs was created within the Human Relations Center to serve as...

Elizabeth Herndon, Ph.D., assistant professor of geology in Kent State University, received a five-year, $487,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The greenhouse effect is one of the most widely known causes of global climate change. It is currently caused by an excess of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere due to burning of fossil fuels. Some natural processes can help slow climate change by removing CO2 from the atmosphere. For example, plants filter CO2 out of air and transfer carbon...

Humorist, columnist and author Dave Barry will headline the Kent State University at Tuscarawas 50th Anniversary on University Drive Celebration on Monday, Sept. 10. UPDATED 8/29/18: Peter Sagal, host of one of NPR’s most popular radio programs "Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me," will speak as part of the Kent State University at Tuscarawas 50th Anniversary on University Drive Celebration on Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Mr. Sagal replaces the previously announced Dave Barry who...

Step Up and Speak Out is a collaborative initiative intended to better educate university community members on how to assist distressed or disruptive individuals. Dear Kent State University Faculty or Staff Member,     Step Up and Speak Out is a collaborative initiative involving Psychological Services, University Health Services, the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Police Services intended to better educate university community members on how to assist distressed or disruptive...

A Kent State employee looks on as a Dining Services’ staff member prepares the new Golden Flash Bistro for the start of the fall semester. Golden Flash Bistro, formerly Kent Market I, will feature Olilo by Cat Cora, renowned celebrity chef. Want to try out several dishes on campus without having to pay a la carte? Want to observe chefs prepare your meal from start to finish? How about on-campus access to healthy, Mediterranean, made-your-way meal options? Beginning this fall, Kent State University’s Dining Services is introducing these and several other updates to enhance...

Kent State University Assistant Professor of Physics Björn Lüssem, Ph.D., (right) works with a graduate student (left) in a lab at the Integrated Sciences Building. While wearable technology is all the rage among high school and college-aged Americans, the average student may not know much about the science behind their high-tech apparel. A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help a Kent State University physics professor make progress on both fronts. Björn Lüssem, Ph.D., assistant...

The Bulldog Flash Academic Institute helps eliminate barriers to success. Participants earn admission to Kent State and renewable scholarships to cover tuition, creating a pathway to higher education. The distance between downtown Canton and New York City is 444 miles, but the journey for aspiring fashion designer Andrea McEaddy begins at her hometown university. On the campus of Kent State University at Stark, the 15-year-old McKinley High School junior learned about pursuing her dream this summer as part of the Bulldog Flash Academic...

The Pizza Boss was formed after a group of students had to create their own business for an entrepreneurship class. Finding the perfect pizza used to be difficult, especially if you have Celiac disease or are gluten-free, but it isn’t anymore. After a trip to Italy, Kent State University students found the perfect gluten-free crust at Ciro and Sons ristorante in Florence. The students knew they had something special, and they asked the owner if there would...

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren was among the featured lecturers during the Chautauqua Institution’s weeklong investigation of “The Forgotten: History and Memory in the 21st Century,” which runs through Aug. 18. Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren will be among the featured lecturers during the Chautauqua Institution’s weeklong investigation of “The Forgotten: History and Memory in the 21st Century,” which runs through Aug. 18.   President Warren will speak at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, in the Chautauqua Amphitheater on the...