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Linda Öhrn-McDaniel, fashion design and merchandising professor and faculty director of the TechStyleLAB, speaks at the opening presentation of the Fashion/Tech Hackathon on Jan. 24, 2020. TechStyleLab is a digital textile-making facility. 

Kent State hosts annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon

Dylan Bowers Beat Reporter January 26, 2020

Kent State hosted its annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon Friday through Sunday at Rockwell Hall. Students from the United States and Canada learned new skills and created game-changing technology to help mold...

Gilson Dos Santos, a senior computer science major, controls his team’s autonomous flight attendant prototype.

SkyHack brings students together to solve real world issues for $10,000

Nick Gates October 15, 2017

Students from across the country competed in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering’s SkyHack hackathon this Homecoming weekend for an opportunity to win $10,000.The hackathon pinned teams of students...

Deborah Hoover, the president of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation (left), Julie Messing, the executive director of NeoLaunchNET (center) and Ken Burhanna, the interim dean of University Libraries, cut the ribbon for the new LaunchNET offices on Sept. 29, 2017.

LaunchNET to host weekend-long SkyHack event

Taylor Robinson October 9, 2017

LaunchNET, a program that assists members of the Kent State community to transform ideas into successful businesses, projects and collaborations will host a weekend-long hackathon from Oct. 13 to Oct....

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...

Fashion school to host third annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon

Taylor Pierce January 25, 2016

Kent State’s LaunchNET and the Fashion School’s TechStyleLab are teaming up to host the third annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon from Friday, Jan. 29 through Sunday, Jan. 31 in Rockwell Hall.“This event...

Our View: Hackathons are a must

Kent Stater editors October 11, 2015

This weekend, hackers took over the library for Kent Hack Enough (KHE) – a 36-hour long hackathon where students built everything from games to automated coffee machines to compete for prizes.The event...

Attendees of the Kent Hack Enough event held by Hack KSU work through the night on their projects. October 24, 2014

University Library begins 2015 Kent Hack Enough Hackathon

Stephanie Rosso October 9, 2015

Kent Hack Enough Hackathon officially began this Friday and will continue through Sunday, on the fourth floor of the University Library. Students gather to learn and design their own app, website or hardware...

Senior digital sciences major Walter Robins speaks to students about how he got started in the major at the digital sciences networking event “Destination Found!” in the Student Center on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Robins said that with a degree in digital sciences, students get a good mix of computer programing, software development, business, design and more that in todays job market is what employers look for.

Students find info on Digital Sciences while networking

Victoria Manenti February 11, 2015

The School of Digital Sciences hosted a new networking event called “Destination Found!” where students within the program shared advice and personal experience on the third floor of the Student Center...

Team Roame explains the prototype of its design at the finalist presentations of the Fashion/Tech Hackathon event hosted in Rockwell Hall on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. Roame won first place and a $1,500 award with the design of a backpack that also acts as a hands-free navigational device. The 36-hour event challenged students to combine fashion with technology using resources such as the textile lab available in Rockwell Hall as well as their imaginations.

Kent State hosts second annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon

Alexandria Valverde February 1, 2015

Fashion and technology came together for one the weekend as students crowded Rockwell Hall for the second annual Kent State Fashion/Tech Hackathon from Jan 30 to Feb 1.More than 200 students from more...

The Kent State Robotics Team works on its robot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for the first night of Kent Hack Enough, a two-day Hackathon hosted by HacKSU on the fourth floor of the University Library.

Students to find new innovations in wearable technology at Fashion/Tech Hackathon

Kelsey Drumm January 28, 2015

Kent State’s second annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon will take place Jan 30 to Feb 1 in Rockwell Hall.This is the first and only collegiate Hackathon focused on developing wearable technology prototypes...

Robin Bonatesta

Kent State student receives fellowship for entrepreneurial skills

Andrew Bugel November 6, 2014

Junior computer science and fashion merchandising major Robin Bonatesta was the first Kent State student named a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation...

The Kent State Robotics Team works on its robot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, for the first night of Kent Hack Enough, a two-day Hackathon hosted by HacKSU on the fourth floor of the University Library.

Kent State Sudoku app takes first at hackathon

Andrew Bugel October 26, 2014

Kent State University’s student-organized group “HacKSU” hosted its annual “Hackathon” in the library this weekend for students to create new ideas with technology they use everyday. The event,...

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