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Kent State’s environmental studies major is growing

Aaron Cousin, Reporter May 8, 2023

Kent State University’s environmental studies major is growing by adding new courses and accepting more students interested in the field. The major has expanded since its creation in 2017, said Director...

The Mill District mural by Emily Anne Buckingham and Joshua Bentley located at 300 N. Water St.

Kent Walking Tour highlights public art downtown

Brynne Mann Reporter March 19, 2021

The sky was full of dark gray clouds and raindrops sprinkled the sidewalk outside. Despite the weather, a young blonde woman stood between two buildings staring at a landscape painting of the same area. The...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: President-elect Joe Bidens nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee at the U.S. Capitol on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Previously Gen. Austin was the commanding officer of the U.S. Central Command in the Obama administration. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images)

Senate confirms Lloyd Austin to be first Black defense secretary

Clare Foran, CNN January 22, 2021

(CNN) -- The Senate voted on Friday to confirm President Joe Biden's defense secretary pick retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, who will be the first African American to run the department.Austin, who retired in...

Students in the Conservation of Natural Resources class take waste and weigh it in Eastway Fresh Food Co. on Feb. 1.

Kent State takes initiative to reduce waste

Jada Miles February 9, 2019

Kent State students are weighing food waste at Eastway Fresh Food Company to try to spark a change in students' waste habits.Dining Services partnered with the Department of Geography to reduce food waste...

Flash Alerts and an example of a student’s tweet from the event last April when a shot was fired on Kent State’s campus.

Kent State searches to find relations between social media and crisis

Melissa Puppo January 15, 2015

Three Kent State professors received a grant to study how people use social media during crises. “When there is a crisis, for example an earthquake, hurricane or wildfire, what people want to do first...

Professor receives outstanding geography award

Katie Nix August 25, 2014

A Kent State geography professor earned an Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for bringing a geographical perspective to war, violence and genocide.James Tyner, a professor in the Department of...

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