Irvin Cardenas and Yuqiao Xu load donated safety supplies that they delivered to Summa Health in Akron.
“We have to start knitting masks. My director of health just emailed the entire staff.” For Irvin Cardenas, a robotics researcher and computer science Ph.D. student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, these were the worst words he had ever heard from a close friend working at one of Cleveland’s top hospitals.


University News
Out-of-state residents who have earned a bachelor’s degree in Ohio can now save on tuition for graduate programs at Kent State University thanks to a new in-state tuition option offered by the universi
Research & Science
The words ‘biology’ and ‘design’ might not typically intertwine; however, Kent State University’s Biodesign Challenge Course was created to challenge the idea that the two separate disciplines could not collaborate. During the fall of 2019, 24 students from seven different majors worked in teams to create a Biodesign project. The collaborative nature of the course also excited the students.
University News
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 Crises” will be offered through the College of Communication and Information.
University News
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. This university has simplified its admissions process beginning with the 2020 Fall Semester.
Student Life
Kent State Dean of University College Eboni Pringle, Ph.D., recently discussesd remote support services during an appearance on Facebook Live. She answered live questions and dicussed such areas as tutoring, advising, and career exploration and development, all of which remain available to students during this period of remote learning.

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