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Today marks the one year anniversary of Pokémon GO’s worldwide release that sent crowds hiking through parks, meandering into streets and walking for miles in search of Pokémon, those cute little digital characters that appear in real locations on your smartphone.

Starting July 1, 2017, all Kent State University campuses will become smoke-free and tobacco-free. The new policy applies to all students, employees, volunteers, vendors, and visitors on all Kent State property locally and abroad.

The policy is in alignment with the university’s healthy campus initiative. Kent State is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy learning, working and living environment for its students and employees. Clearing the air allows us to provide a context in which the entire Kent State community can be comfortable and productive.

Antwan Dixon is overcoming the odds after receiving a life-saving blood transfusion from his father.

Angela Neal-Barnett talks with WEWS-TV about the relationship between stress during pregnancy and low birth weight in African American children. 

Two students from Kent State University at Ashtabula are leading a team that is releasing a health mobile app aimed at helping users maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Kent State's Richard Dahome draws from his resources and dreams to create a camp for young athletes who want to increase their speed.


This year, Kent State University College of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach. To kick-off the year-long celebration, the college hosted a birthday party for students, faculty, staff, alumni and distinguished guests Monday afternoon in Henderson Hall on the Kent campus.

Kent State Professor Andrew Lepp offers advice on how to stay sane on social media.

Kent State University's Recreational Services and Residence Services departments have collaborated to open a new fitness facility in the Tri-Towers Rotunda.

Tara Smith shares how she incorporates zombies into her professional work.