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The Stress-Free Zone returns to the Kent State University Library on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10, from 3 - 5 p.m. to give students a break from studying for finals. The much-loved Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program® will be back once again, and snacks and beverages will be provided.

Karen Hillman, director of marketing, communications and public relations for University Libraries, said the Stress-Free Zone is one of the most popular events for students.

More than 100 reel-to-reel audio recordings pertaining to the May 4, 1970, Kent State University shootings and their aftermath are now accessible through the Kent State University Special Collections and Archives’ digital repository. Some of the recently digitized items include previously inaccessible audio recordings of radio call-in forums, a speech by Kent State President Robert I. White the day after the shootings, a press conference with six students who met with President Richard M. Nixon just days after the shootings, the Scranton Commission hearings and a speech made by Dick Gregory at the Kent State Memorial Service in 1971.

Photo of Kenneth BurhannaKenneth Burhanna, Kent State University’s 2015-2016 Provost’s Fellow and assistant dean of engagement and outreach for University Libraries, is one of the 17 top managers of academic research libraries selected for UCLA’s 2016 Senior Fellows Program.

What starts as a ball of yarn quickly evolves into some much needed winter apparel – from hats, to scarves, in all colors and sizes.

“To see the progress is really awesome,” said Anne-Marie Kurtz, Kent State student volunteer with an interest in learning to knit. “It’s going to a good cause, which definitely makes it worth while.”

They’re back! Kent State University Libraries invites all Kent State University students, faculty and staff to take a break and relax with therapy dogs on Monday, Dec. 14, and Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 3-5 p.m. There will be free popcorn and beverages for attendees.

The fourth floor of the Kent State University Main Library is the ultimate study space, complete with treadmill desks, cozy seats and the Math Emporium. But where are the books?

 

 

From replacing windows and roofs, to restoring stone facades, Kent State University gave College Planning & Management magazine a tour of campus and all of its new construction and renovation projects.

Relax! To ease the stress of finals week, Kent State University Libraries will host the popular Stress-Free Zone this semester on Monday, May 4, and Tuesday, May 5, from 3-5 p.m. The therapy dogs will return once again, and there will be free popcorn and beverages to enjoy.

The event is open to all Kent State students, faculty and staff.

Kent State University Libraries has announced that Karen MacDonald, assistant professor, business and entrepreneurship outreach librarian, has been selected by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as a Knight News Challenge on Libraries prototype winner.

Man’s best friend helped turn the stress of Finals Week into smiles, selfies and solace at Kent State University.

Twenty-two pooches from Dogs on Campus Pet Therapy Program® filled the library for students to enjoy.  

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