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Kent Wired

Senior nursing major Aniara Callipo has worked with COVID-19 patients as a patient care nursing assistant during the span of the pandemic. She graduates in August and is ready to jump in as a nurse.

Nursing students reflect on experiences in field during pandemic, share future plans

Kelly Krabill Reporter March 24, 2021

Wearing layers of personal protection equipment and sterilizing each instrument after treating COVID-19 patients became a normal part of senior nursing major Aniara Callipo’s shift at Cleveland Clinic...

Ohio lawmakers override Gov. DeWine‘s veto on Senate Bill 22

Alexandria Manthey TV2 Reporter March 24, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine has issued a stay at home orders, mask mandates, regulations on restaurants and more. Ohio legislators are now looking to take that power away. As of Wednesday,...

CARES Act data

How Kent State spent CARES Act funding: technology and COVID-19 protections

Emma Andrus Reporter March 24, 2021

When Kent State received $19 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, in 2020, at least half of that money was distributed to aid students through the...

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will focus on a number of topics, including the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court and the racial reckoning in the country, the debate commission announced on Sept. 22.

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, AP September 28, 2020

CLEVELAND (AP) — In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stubbornly...

Masks for Hope delivers medical supplies to local hospitals during the first drop-off on April 1. 

Kent State students donate medical masks to local hospitals, connect with international suppliers

Jenna Borthwick, TV2 Reporter April 16, 2020

“The way I see it is that some of these masks could save lives,” said Irvin Cardenas, a robotics researcher and computer science Ph.D. student at Kent State University. As the number of coronavirus...

Alyssa Hertz, junior fashion design major, works at her sewing machine creating masks to donate to hospitals in need. 

Sewing with a purpose: Kent State student creates masks to donate amid COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing shortages in the U.S. for items like bread, hand sanitizer and toilet paper at local stores. But for first responders and medical personnel, the critical shortage of N95...

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U.S. declares public health emergency over coronavirus, university monitors outbreak

Running a fever, coughing  and dealing with a runny nose are common symptoms of a virus known as the common cold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. This bug we deal with...

Ned Parks gives his presentation on millennials in the workplace to an audience at Kent State Twinsburg. Taken on Jan. 28, 2020.

Twinsburg workshop talks millenial work ethic

Krista DeFini Reporter January 29, 2020

Millennials expect different things from their employers, a business and management consultant told a group of local businesswomen this week.“They keep their work and home life separated,” said Ned...

Meditation helps students manage stress, sleep patterns

Students who feel the grind of the semester are always looking for ways to relieve stress, calm nerves and help their minds relax. Meditation can improve grades, sleep patterns and mental cognition. Meditation...

Chris Flessner, an associate professor in the department of psychology. 

Kent State professor receives grant for food allergy safety training project

Sabrina Scott September 8, 2019

Christopher Flessner, an associate professor in the department of psychology, is launching a food allergy safety training project through a national grant to help lower-income children and their families...

Martin demonstrates her positive attitude while resting in PACU the Cleveland Clinic. 

Kent State student donates kidney, present for class four days later

Brynn Pennell September 3, 2018

This July, Maggie Martin got her test results back from the Cleveland Clinic.She was approved to donate her kidney to her father, James. “I had a transplant coordinator, a social worker; my doctor and...

Why herd immunity can be beneficial

Anu Sharma March 24, 2018

Smallpox is the only disease in the world that has been eradicated and while polio is close behind, herd immunity alone can’t help from eradicating it.Getting vaccinated is the key method of eradicating...

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