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Photo by Bob Christy '95

This fall marks the beginning of the second year of Kent State University’s living-learning community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and asexual (LGBTQA) students and their allies in the recently renovated Korb Hall. 

Everyday Ambassador by Kate Otto

To help new students get acclimated to academic life, during the summer all incoming students to Kent State read the same book, write an essay in response to reading prompts and then talk about it in discussion groups when they get to campus. 

On With Purpose

At Kent State, those three words above represent how much we value a life of purpose—that sense of calling that can open our minds, uncover new paths and transform the world around us. 

Courtesy Kent State University Special Collections & Archives

President John McGilvrey and faculty members pose proudly with the first graduating class in 1914 on the steps of Merrill Hall, the first building completed on campus. 

As Kent State celebrates the 50th anniversary of its flight technology program, we survey the sky-high dreams of women in aeronautics. By Erin Peterson / Kent State Magazine

Kent State University has made an impressive climb up the Best National Universities list released last week by U.S. News & World Report in its new 2018 edition of Best Colleges. 

The head of Kent State’s Textile Arts Program, Janice Lessman-Moss has spent 35 years elevating woven cloth into high art.  

By Laura Billings Coleman / Kent State Magazine

The Kent State University football team is in its 95th season of football. This new hype video debuted at the home opener at Dix Stadium on Sept. 9 when the Golden Flashes took on Howard University.

Kent State University at Stark and Kent State University at Tuscarawas have partnered to expand the computer design, animation and game design program.

Herb Page, Kent State University’s director of golf and head men’s golf coach, has been selected to serve as one of the head coaches of the International team at the 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup in France.