University News

Kent State University celebrated the launch of a dynamic new space, the Design Innovation (DI) Hub, which will bring innovations from many disciplines together in a 68,000-square-foot building near the center of the Kent Campus. The construction launch, which marks the beginning of a major renovation of the former Art Building, was celebrated April...

Teaching is a privilege, according to Janice Lessman-Moss, professor in Kent State University’s School of Art’s Textile Program, whose enthusiasm for working with students led her to be honored with the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching award a tenured or tenure-track professor can receive. The awards are...

Cheers! Interested in learning more about the minute-by-minute details of Brexit negotiations? Want to know more about what’s next in British politics? Business? The Royal Family? On Wednesday, April 24, at 2 p.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Sir Kim Darroch, will speak to students and...

Everyone’s favorite event is back. Kent State University Libraries will host its seventh annual Stress-Free Zone on Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7. The event is open to students, staff and faculty from 3-5 p.m. in the Garden Room on the first floor of University Library. Stress-Free Zone aims to take care of students by providing them this...

Bill Schroeder was from Lorain, Ohio, and attended Colorado School of Mines on a ROTC scholarship before transferring to Kent State University to study psychology. He was also an Eagle Scout, musician and athlete. On May 4, 1970, the 19-year-old stopped to see what was happening on the Commons and then proceeded on his way to class when he was shot...

What would Kent State University look like without its abundance of lush trees? Where would students tie their hammocks on a beautiful spring day if campus didn’t have sturdy trunks rising from the ground? Where would the signature black squirrels nestle for the night if the campus wasn’t speckled with forestry? Kent State’s efforts to...

Kent State University Geauga Campus is being recognized as the 2019 recipient of the Geauga Growth Partnership’s (GGP) Frank Samuel Distinguished Service Award for “relentless determination, diligence and dedication” and for making “significant contributions to enhance the value, quality, effectiveness, and stature of the Geauga Growth...

Kent State University at East Liverpool officially opened its new virtual reality classroom, providing students and staff with technology that will greatly enhance learning experiences across several areas of study. Virtual reality uses computer technology to create an “artificial environment” that allows...

For the first time, Kent State University has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2019-20. The Voter Friendly Campus initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, acknowledged Kent State’s goals to break down barriers and empower students with...

Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine's (KSUCPM) graduating class of 2019 joined their peers across the nation this March to eagerly await the news of where students would be heading to complete their postgraduate residency training. This year’s match results were released on March 15th, and KSUCPM is proud to announce that 100...