New Wave ’80s band Devo isn’t just from Ohio. Devo wasn’t just created in Akron. Devo was forged at Kent State University under the pressure of the turmoil of the late ’60s and the events surrounding May 4, 1970. Authors David Giffels and Jade Dellinger brought their book “The Beginning Was the End: Devo in Ohio” to Kent State for a book signing and discussion.
Kent State University recognizes alumni who, through leadership, character and hard work, are making a difference. During Homecoming Weekend, 10 Golden Flashes were presented with Alumni Awards, and nine alumni received Lifetime Achievement recognitions from the university’s Black Alumni Chapter.
“For students especially, this is our future. This is about your individual rights as a person, and it's incredibly important because this is the future that we have for Ohio,” said Sam Zern, a graduate student in Kent State University’s College of Public Health and regional field organizer for Ohioans United for Reproductive Rights. Zern is working to help others see what she believes is the Issue 1's value.
From a young age, ESPN associate producer and Kent State University alumnus Jason Kostura fell in love with the world of sports. Long before his days at ESPN, you could find Kostura on the field ... or mat or court.
The Arctic region is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, with melting ice sheets having far-reaching consequences. Allyson Tessin, Ph.D., assistant professor in Kent State University’s Department of Earth Sciences, is conducting a study that seeks to shed light on the complex interactions between ice sheets, oceanic ecosystems and global climate patterns.
Kent State University's Brain Health Research Institute hosted its 11th Annual Neuroscience Symposium on Oct. 26-27, where speakers and presenters from academia and private industry discussed the field of brain-machine interface.
Michael Daniels, Ph.D., director of the E. Timothy Moore Student Multicultural Center at Kent State University, has been recognized among the 2023 “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber.
My name is Joshua A. Daniel and I am a psychology major with a minor in sociology and a concentration in counseling, and I'm graduating in May of 2024. There are a multitude of reasons as to why I’ve chosen to pursue this path of clinical psychology – the first and most important reason being mental health issues amongst African Americans.
Kent State fans will have an opportunity to preview the 2023-24 men's and women's basketball teams as the Golden Flashes host the annual preseason event when MACC O' Lantern Madness invades the M.A.C. Center on Sunday, October 29th.
Halloween is just around the corner, which means Kent State students are on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume. In what was once a discount store, the spirit of Halloween is alive and well. The pop-up store Spirit Halloween is here to help students get their nick-of-time broomsticks, fangs and more.
Soon after her decision to major in psychology at Kent State, someone had suggested to Hannah Fender that she should get involved in research as an undergraduate. So, she signed up to work in the research lab of Clare Stacey, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology, looking into how empathy changes over time in medical students. And that's when Fender was first bitten by the research bug.
Watch President Diacon as he's joined by Karin Coifman and John Gunstad, professors in the Department of Psychological Sciences, as they talk about their new longitudinal research study, which will look at 10,000 students and their success over time.