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Writing Across Borders Exhibit at Taylor Hall
Kent State University’s Taylor Hall is currently housing the Wick Poetry Center’s Writing Across Borders, a poetry exhibit featuring the work of immigrants and refugees living in Akron that was recently featured on Cleveland.com.

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Research & Science
The phenomenon of multitasking across three or four internet-connected devices simultaneously is increasingly common. Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., and Aryn Karpinski, Ph.D., of Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services were curious to know how often this happens during online education.
University News
In May 2018, Kent State University had the largest number of undergraduate degrees ever awarded. One of the majors with the biggest spikes in growth from the previous year was marketing, which saw an increase of 43 students. The marketing major at Kent State, housed in the College of Business and Administration, aims to teach students valuable skills and lessons they can implement outside of the classroom.
Environmental Science and Design Research Initiative
City rats are unlikely to be on anyone's list of favorite animals, but researching exactly how they are problematic for public health provided a unique opportunity this past summer for Gracen Gerbig, Kent State junior majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Research & Science
Thanks to a rare Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Kent State University researchers in the new Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute will be able to work with partners at Merck Performance Materials to advance life-saving sensory technology.
Student Life
Pacifique Niyonzima lost most of his family during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Now he is earning a graduate degree in higher education administration at Kent State so he can give back to his native country.

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