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An undergraduate student uses a device to measure light refraction in a Smith Hall physics lab.An undergraduate student uses a device to measure light refraction in a Smith Hall physics lab. Each week, university photographers Bob Christy and Jeff Glidden capture and share a moment of university life on Kent State's social media. Follow Kent State on Twitter or Facebook, and check each Friday for these weekly snapshots.

 Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance and Porthouse Theatre alumna – the Tony Award-winning Broadway performer Alice Ripley – performs songs from The Who Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance and Porthouse Theatre alumna -- the Tony Award-winning Broadway performer Alice Ripley -- performs songs from The Who's "Tommy" with senior musical theatre students at the 50th Anniversary Blossoming Gala on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The gala commemorated 50 years of...

A student from Kent State University A student from Kent State University's Hugh A. Glauser School of Music practices in what she calls "a perfect spot" on campus. The poor acoustics there help her to better hear – and correct – any flaws in her performance.   Each week, university photographers Bob Christy and Jeff Glidden capture and share a moment of university life on Kent...

Kent State UniversityCome home to Kent State University for Homecoming on Oct. 6, 2018! Celebrate 100 years of Homecoming with Golden Flashes from every generation. #KentHC #FlashesForever            

Freshmen at the American Academy attend a welcome reception before starting classes.Freshmen at the American Academy attend a welcome reception before starting classes. The American Academy is a new partnership between Kent State University and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR), a major university in Brazil, for students who want a global experience while earning their degree.       

Graduates of Kent State UniversityGraduates of Kent State University's Child Development Center discuss their experiences at the center and future aspirations.    

Kent State UniversityThe "Ask the Brain” campaign provides a platform to answer the most pressing questions that incoming freshmen might have.      

A new roundabout at Summit Street, which passes through the Kent Campus, now features HAWK beacons, which make it safer for pedestrians to cross the street.A new roundabout, at the intersection of Campus Center Drive and Risman Drive, has multiple lanes and HAWK Beacons.    

Majeda Alhinai, a visiting assistant professor in Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, talks about the intersection of art and architecture.Majeda Alhinai, a visiting assistant professor in Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, talks about the intersection of art and architecture.    

Bill Willoughby, associate dean in Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, addresses students from Akron’s Firestone Community Learning Center who spent a week at the university exploring academic programs, college and career paths.Sophomores from Akron Public Schools’ Firestone Community Learning Center spent a week at Kent State University learning about college programs and numerous potential careers.