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The Wick Poetry Center is thrilled to announce its collaboration with the Library of Congress, which will feature the Traveling Stanzas exhibit at the 18th Library of Congress National Book Festival on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Washington Convention Center.   The interactive exhibit includes both analog and digital engagement tools that invite...

The Kent State University Faculty/Staff Bowling League is now accepting new teams, members and substitute bowlers. Bowlers compete weekly on Monday evenings at 6:20 p.m. at Spins Bowl Kent (formerly Bill White’s Twinstar Lanes) on State Route 59 in Kent.   The bowling league is open to all full-time, part-time and retired employees, as well as...

The fourth annual Run the World 5K will take place at Kent State University on Saturday, Sept. 8. The race raises money for the Run the World Fund, which provides scholarships for university study abroad programs.   New this year following the race, Main Street Kent, is sponsoring an International Festival downtown.   From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., live...

Gov. John Kasich has appointed Nick Kollar to a two-year term as an undergraduate student trustee of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Mr. Kollar’s term concludes on May 6, 2020. Mr. Kollar is a sophomore economics and finance major in Kent State’s College of Business Administration. He graduated...

The community is invited to attend Kent State University at Stark’s 2018-19 Featured Speakers Series showcasing a diverse lineup of notables, among them an Academy Award-winning actress, best-selling author and a civil rights leader who spearheaded the charge for equal rights and liberties for all Americans over the course of four presidential...

A bird’s-eye view of most cities captures the barren landscape of asphalt-covered rooftops, sprawling from one high-rise structure to another. As the sunshine makes its way across the city, the intense rays bake the dark roofs; and when the sun turns to rainfall, it floods the concrete sidewalks below. Urban architecture in most areas across the...

To ensure complete and accurate directory listings, University Communications and Marketing is requesting that designated departmental representatives verify and update departmental listings in the online directory as it is not synced up with Banner or Human Resource information. Designated staff members can review departmental listings by...

On Monday, Aug. 6, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Kent State University signed a shared services agreement that will enable NEOMED to offer online degree programs in its College of Graduate Studies. Under the agreement, Kent State will provide technology and support services, including infrastructure, instructional design, video...

With a new semester fast approaching, Kent State University community members are focusing on new projects and initiatives, and welcoming and nurturing our new students, as well as already resetting to foster and strengthen recruiting efforts for the incoming 2019 class.   Just as supporting student success and...

Faculty, staff, students and visitors to Kent State University will no longer have to deal with orange barrels, detours and traffic delays on Summit Street. After more than two years of construction, the Summit Street: Building a Better Way Improvement Project is scheduled to be completed in time for the start of fall classes.    Two-way traffic...