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At the start of each semester, Kent State University sees an influx of new life coming to campus in the form of new students. Thanks to University Facilities Management, new life is always coming to campus in the form of new greenery, specifically new trees. On April 21, students and staff gathered behind Korb Hall to help add new life to...

The last e-Inside issue for the 2017 Spring Semester will be published May 8. Copy submissions for this issue should be emailed to einside@kent.edu by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2. e-Inside will resume June 12.    

The University Bookstore and University Libraries will provide numerous chances for students to shake off stress before and during finals week. The University Bookstore will host a De-Stress Fest on Friday, May 5, from 3-6 p.m., providing therapy dogs from 3-5 p.m., massages from 4-6 p.m. and other pampering activities. Refreshments will be...

The School of Art at Kent State University is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of Foundations Mahwish Chishty and Professor of Sculpture Emeritus Paul O’Keeffe have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for 2017. Both were selected under the Creative Arts category with a field of study in fine arts. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial...

Since LaunchNET Kent State opened its Kent Student Center office in summer 2012, the advisers have helped more than 1,500 Kent State University entrepreneurs and innovators, and now the unique “glass box” office is no longer sufficient. “Your ideas grew so big that we outgrew our space,” says Julie Messing, LaunchNET Kent State’s...

A Kent State University summer program that teaches foreign languages to high school students has received federal funding for the 10th consecutive year. Professors Brian Baer and Theresa Minick of Kent State’s Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences received two grants totaling $180,000 to host...

Dawn Plug, associate director of Kent State University’s Center for Adult and Veteran Services, has been appointed to a position on the Association of Veterans Education Certifying Officials’ Board of Directors, serving as the only representative from Ohio. Plug will be one of 10 board members representing 18 states. She will help plan, train...

Kent State University's Child Development Center was selected by the Portage Park District for “Stewarding Future Environmentalists” at its 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Benefit Dinner. The dinner will be held on Saturday, May 6, at the Kent American Legion Post 496. The Child Development Center was chosen for...

By immersing themselves deeply in the local culture, students participating in an education-abroad program can enhance their overseas experience, personally as well as academically. Understandably, some students are more adept at the immersion process than others – a fact that led the staff at Kent State University’s Florence Center in Italy to...