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Seven students were named All-MAC, Academic All-MAC 19-20 At Kent State, a student-athlete’s day typically starts around 6 a.m. with practice or lifting. Then they attend team meetings or a cryotherapy session or study tables. After all that, it’s finally time for class, where these students have to maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 to keep the cumulative team GPA on track. It’s exhausting just to read...

BioBlack Team Poses with their bacteria-dyed tote bad and dress dyed with bacterium The words “biology” and “design” might not typically intertwine; however, Kent State University’s Biodesign Challenge course was created to challenge the idea that the two separate disciplines could not collaborate. The course was a collaboration between Design Innovation and Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative (ESDRI),...

Communicating Risk Class graphic Communication — from the media and from state, local and federal governments — has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. In response, Kent State is offering a new course in fall 2020 that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and...

Students walk along the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus Kent State Dean of University College Eboni Pringle, Ph.D., recently discussed remote support services during an appearance on Facebook Live. She answered live questions and discussed such areas as tutoring, advising, and career exploration and development, all of which remain available to students during this period of remote learning. Pringle...

Public Relations students Since October 2019, select public relations students at Kent State University have been working hard to complete a campaign for the 2020 Annual Case Study Bateman Competition client: the United States Census Bureau. The National Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) hosts this competition each year challenging participants to develop...

Will Riddle works on his Supima collection in the Kent Fashion Design Studio in 2013. (Photo by Bob Christy, Kent State University) It is rare to have two contestants from the same alma mater competing on the same season of a reality show, but that is exactly what viewers saw during the March 27 premier of Amazon Prime's new original fashion design competition series, "Making the Cut."  Kent State University School of Fashion alumni Joshua Hupper and Will...

Welcome to Mississippi, U.S. 61 Northbound UPDATE: Please note that this trip has been canceled. In lieu of traveling to a crowded beach for spring break, some Kent State students will opt for a more informative spring break trip. From March 22-26, 2020, students will head to Jackson, Miss., to learn about the complexities between the Kent State May 4 shootings and the Jackson...

Melbourne, Australia by Acacia Freeman From Australia to Kentucky, Kent State University leaves its mark all over the world. Each year, Kent State students participate in off-campus study away/study abroad programs and internships in locations across the country and around the world. And they take photos—lots and lots of photos. The Kent State Magazine highlighted some of these trips...

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Winter at Kent StateKent State videographers braved the winter weather to remind you there’s snow place like the Kent Campus in winter. Watch this video and enjoy winter on the scenic campus.      

Restituto ‘Tuto’ Velarde If you’ve ever felt stuck somewhere between your job and your ideal career because you’re too busy making a living to go back to college, you’ll understand Restituto "Tuto" Velarde’s position. Thankfully, Kent State University’s Twinsburg Academic Center provided a bridge so he could get to the other side. Tuto, BSN ‘18, RN, is a rehab...