Students cheering at Convocation 2022

The 2022 Fall Semester is officially underway, and no new school year would be complete without KSU Kickoff. Residence halls move-in corresponded with KSU Kickoff check-in, which was followed by three days of activities on and off campus.

Meet Kent State Police Department’s newest K-9 officer, Salem, three-month-old Labrador Retriever and Sgt. Anne Spahr.

Still in training, this 4-month-old Labrador Retriever will be partnered with Sgt. Anne Spahr. Salem’s cuteness has been featured on all the Kent State social media accounts, and he’s already stealing many hearts!

Grind2Energy System

The central component of the Grind2Energy systems at Kent State University are larger versions of the in-sink garbage disposals found in many homes. The difference is that at Kent State, these units aren’t disposing of food waste, but processing it with a purpose - as the first part of a highly sustainable innovation that creates energy and high-grade fertilizer.

Students learn in Kent State University laboratories

Kent State University is a new charter member of SEA Change, an initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in which universities commit to their systemic transformation into more diverse, equitable and inclusive spaces where a full range of talent can succeed in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

Officer using MILO training system

Kent State University Professor Will Kalkhoff is studying the brain waves and heart rates of police officers during training exercises to help to improve police performance and increase safety. See the research in action.

Essential Workers, including medical, dining, grounds and others, kept Kent State operational during the pandemic.

Kent State President Todd Diacon and others express their appreciation for the hard-working employees who have pulled together to keep our campuses operating throughout the pandemic.

Head Football Coach Sean Lewis on the field.

Today’s Flashes of Inspiration comes from Kent State University Football’s Head Coach Sean Lewis, who delivers a pep talk about how to make it through uncertain, challenging times.

Kent State Golden Flashes Women's Golf Team and Coach Lisa Strom

Today’s Flashes of Inspiration comes from Lisa Strom, Kent State University’s head women’s golf coach, who offers a pep talk to all in the university community struggling under the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wick Poetry Center

Today’s Flashes of Inspiration features David Hassler, director of Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center, who is sharing the poem, “Thank You, Tree.”

Wick Poetry Center

Kent State University is launching a series of videos showcasing the talents of our faculty and staff aimed at providing an uplifting respite from the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.