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The Kent State University Alumni Association has chosen 10 finalists from a pool of more than 200 nominees for the 52nd annual Kent State Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award. The finalists will be narrowed down to three, and those recipients will be awarded a $1,500 cash prize and a crystal apple trophy. The three award recipients also...

The Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas adds holiday favorites to its packed 2018 lineup of performances. Upcoming shows include Elf the Musical on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. as well as the Tuscarawas Dance Arts Center’s presentation of The Nutcracker, running Dec. 6-9. Elf the Musical, based on the 2003 film Elf, is part of...

Kent State University generates a large portion of the power used on the Kent Campus and at times can supply all the power requirements for the campus. In order to test the operation and integrity of the power generation, control and distribution systems, a test of the turbines will be performed on Monday, Nov. 12, when the university will be...

Kent State University views student feedback on courses and instructors as pivotal for designing courses and curriculum. In an effort to ensure the quality of academic programs, teaching and the learning experience of students, course instructors are asked to encourage their students to take the Flash Survey, the end-of-course student survey at...

Each year, Kent State University honors full-time, non-tenure track and part-time faculty members who are nominated by their students and peers for being among the most dedicated, highly effective and motivated professors at the university. The Outstanding Teaching Award is presented by the University Teaching Council. The three award recipients...

WKSU expands its coverage of science and research with “Exploradio Origins,” a new segment airing on Thursdays during local broadcasts of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” “Exploradio Origins” is a weekly series that ponders some of the biggest questions in the universe in 90 seconds. The feature is produced in coordination with the...

Online final grading for Fall 2018 First Half Semester (H1) begins Friday, Oct. 12, via FlashFAST. Grading also is now available for any fall 2018 course section that was flexibly scheduled. The deadline for grading submission is midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Any final grades for fall 2018 courses not reported in FlashFAST by the grades...

Medical professionals treat a wide variety of people. But what do they do when they encounter a communication barrier? What if the patient only speaks French or Spanish or American Sign Language? Kent State nursing students are learning how to navigate that situation. Kent State University’s College of Nursing works to provide real-world...

The 2018 Faculty/Staff Health and Resource Fair is planned for Oct. 8-11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the DeWeese Health Center. As part of the week-long event, the Kent State Women’s Center is offering digital mammograms to qualified employees, spouses and students.   The Women’s Diagnostic Center will be using upgraded digital technology for the...

Kent State University’s Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence and Support Services (SRVSS) is joining the national Take Back the Night event. Take Back the Night, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in front of the MAC Center, will focus on allowing victims and survivors to come together for one night to feel empowered in a comfortable atmosphere. SRVSS is...