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KSU Starsphere Non-Ohio students now have a new incentive to stay in Ohio for graduate school. During a special meeting conducted electronically Thursday, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the near elimination of the additional charge for out-of-state tuition for new graduate students who have earned an undergraduate degree from an Ohio...

Virus and medical worker stock image Tara C. Smith, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology from Kent State's College of Public Health, discussed the fight to stop the spread of COVID-19 and what's ahead for our state and country during a recent conversation on Facebook Live. She answered live questions and shared insights into such areas as social distancing, homemade masks and...

A Kent State University graduate student presents her research at the university’s annual Graduate Research Symposium. Out-of-state residents who have earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio will soon be able to save on tuition for graduate programs at Kent State University thanks to a new in-state tuition option offered by the university. This new in-state tuition option introduced by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy...

Risman Plaza, close in proximity to the Student Center and University Library, is a popular hangout spot. Kent State Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Lamar R. Hylton, Ph.D., discussed ways that students can make the most of remote classes while still benefiting from student services during a recent appearance on Facebook Live. Both answered live questions and discussed...

Flash Zoom Background */ /*-->*/ While Kent State University faculty, staff, students and alumni are working and learning from home, they can show their #FlashesForever spirit during video calls. Two of the video conferencing software platforms being used today are Zoom and Teams, both of which offer users the chance to use their own custom backgrounds using their...

A Kent State University graduate student presents her research at the university’s annual Graduate Research Symposium. Out-of-state residents who have earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio will soon be able to save on tuition for graduate programs at Kent State University thanks to a new in-state tuition option offered by the university. This new in-state tuition option introduced by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy...

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...

Members of Kent State University’s Undergraduate Student Government painted “Flashes Take Care of Flashes” on the Rock on Front Campus. (Photo credit: Lauren Novick, Tierra Moore and Kaelee Dingey) Kent State University announced the creation of the Pay It Flash Forward Emergency Fund that will help students who are unexpectedly finding themselves in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students need us now more than ever,” said Kent State President Todd Diacon. “I am confident that our Golden Flash family will...

Kent State University students make their way to and from classes. Unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic necessitate a change in approach to Kent State University’s admissions process to ensure student access and success. “We recognize that COVID-19 has disrupted the college enrollment process for our prospective students and K-12 educational partners,” said Sean Broghammer, Ph.D.,...

Members of Kent State University’s Undergraduate Student Government painted “Flashes Take Care of Flashes” on the Rock on Front Campus. (Photo credit: Lauren Novick, Tierra Moore and Kaelee Dingey) Kent State University announced the creation of the Pay It Flash Forward Emergency Fund that will help students who are unexpectedly finding themselves in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our students need us now more than ever,” said Kent State President Todd Diacon. “I am confident that our Golden Flash family will...