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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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Kent State Advanced Telerobotic Research Team to compete in the World Robot Summit

Hannah Lawrence Reporter March 17, 2021

Kent State’s Advanced Telerobotics Research Lab has been chosen to compete in the World Robot Summit. The team’s robot can complete a wide variety of tasks including the ability to go up stairs, and...

Kevin Pospichel, a senior IT user support analyst at the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, wears a shield mask prototype. Pospichel manages the makerspace in the Architecture Building and has experience with 3D modeling. He helped create the PPE prototypes, alongside Ferdig and Kennedy. 

Kent State faculty aim to help first responders in light of personal protective equipment shortage

When nurse Tracy Dodson interacts with a patient experiencing respiratory issues, she wears goggles, gloves, a mask and a gown. She usually puts the equipment in a trash bin when she leaves the room. But...

Schwartz Center ‘makerspace’ sparks creativity among students

Paige Brown April 4, 2017

Spark Innovation Studio, a "makerspace" on campus, has opened with access to 3-D printing, laser cutting and prototyping.A makerspace is a place where people with shared interests, often in computing or...

Computer engineering major, Madhur Malhotra, of the University of Pittsburgh, camps out on his sleeping bag while working on his team’s project in Rockwell Hall library on Jan. 30, 2016 as part of the Kent Hackathon.

Fashion/Tech Hackathon showcase innovative thinking

Ile-Ife Okantah and Taylor Pierce January 31, 2016

The Fashion School at Kent State partnered with the university's LaunchNET and the Fashion School’s TechStyleLAB to host the third annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon from Jan. 29 to Jan. 31 in Rockwell Hall.More...

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KSU student creates business to accompany new Apple Watch

Julianne Calapa April 8, 2015

With the Apple Watch’s April 24 release date approaching, one Kent State student has already started capitalizing on the new product.Spencer Nicol, a senior marketing major, developed WATCHSMITH, a company...

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