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Kent State offers emergency grants to assist students

Emily Walters Reporter April 22, 2020

Kent State University has started an emergency grant for students in need during this pandemic. Interim Dean of Students Taléa Drummer-Ferrell said, “We had people reaching out to us asking if they...

Paternostro told his girlfriend, Monica, they were going to go camping and kayaking before college started, but they unfortunately ran out of time. Here they are pictured at Dicks Sporting Goods to make up for the time. 

Surviving a long-distance relationship in college

Kelsey Paulus, [email protected] February 29, 2020

Typical date nights usually consist of getting ready to go out for dinner. For some, the best date nights consist of ordering take-out and watching a movie over FaceTime. Students who start dating in...

Aeronautics and Technology building at Kent State where drone research lab is located.

Kent State professor receives grant to conduct drone research project

Patricia Battle November 1, 2018

Blake Stringer , an assistant professor in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State, has been granted $130,000 for a one-year drone research project funded by the army research laboratory....

Ciana Turner, a senior hospitality major, flips a piece of chicken during the “dining on a budget” event in Nixson Hall Tuesday Nov. 14, 2017.

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week begins with budget-friendly eating

Alex Tinline November 15, 2017

As part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the College of Education, Health and Human Services put on their first-ever "Healthy Eating on a Budget" event Tuesday.Hunger and Homelessness Awareness...

Kent State and Kent City Schools employees, including Kent City Schools superintendent George Joseph (left) and Kent State Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen (right), pose with the $5,000 grant check for an upcoming virtual reality project.

Kent City Schools to create virtual reality ‘Magic School Bus’

Dylan Reynolds September 28, 2017

Kent City Schools students will soon ride a bus to see the wonders of the world — without ever leaving Portage County. It sounds like an episode of "The Magic School Bus."The district plans to install...

Kent State to receive $1.5 million grant for science research

McKenna Corson September 14, 2017

Kent State is set to receive $1.5 million in federal grant money that will go toward three science research projects. The majority of the grant money comes from the National Science Foundation. One...

University partnership promotes mutual tech growth

Rick Pongonis April 4, 2017

A partnership between Kent State and Cleveland State University will allow both institutions to create innovative technology to test and eventually put on the market.“It allows us to take university...

Kent State senior Donovan Tolbert competes in the men’s high jump during the track and field M.A.C. Championships on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

Track and Field takes home Titles at Jesse O.

Samantha Lough April 24, 2016

Five athletes came away with individual titles at the Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic. Senior Dior Delophont captured first place in the triple jump, while placing fifth in the high jump. Sophomore...

Wick Poetry Center receives grant to grow Traveling Stanzas project

Jillian Holness April 2, 2016

The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University received a $125,000 grant from the John. S and James L. Knight Foundation in March during a ceremony at the Akron Civic Theatre as part of the Knight Arts...

Photo courest of Kent State University

Graduate research project receives grant from National Science Foundation

Andrew Keiper March 16, 2016

Dr. Heather Caldwell, an associate professor and graduate coordinator, who has lead the “Origins of Aggression” research project at Kent State with a team of students earned a $400,000 National Science...

Kent State receives grant for sexual assault prevention

Ian Flickinger January 18, 2016

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine presented Kent State with more than $90,000 to improve campus sexual assault victim services.The grant comes from a $3 million federal Victims of Crime Act fund allocated...

Kent State, University of Pennsylvania researchers receive grant for blood pressure study

Tristan Buirley September 11, 2014

Two researchers from Kent State and a colleague from the University of Pennsylvania will conduct the first large-scale study of the effects of mindfulness meditation on blood pressure.David Fresco, professor...

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