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Professor Katherine Rawson, one of the lead researchers for the study habits grant, at her desk on Feb. 13, 2020. The study habits grant is from the National Science Foundation and will help Kent State professors improve students’ retention of material.

Kent State professors study optimization of student study habits with new web program

Anna Smith Reporter February 16, 2020

Kent State psychology professors are developing a web program to study long-term student retention of concepts with a $552,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.Lead investigators Katherine Rawson...

Tom Mahon, manager of information technology, teaches a Blackboard workshop for faculty focusing on tests and assignments. There are various different courses regarding Blackboard in the library, as well as online help.

Information technology training provides professors instruction on online resources

Anna Smith Reporter February 14, 2020

Faculty can learn more about technology programs to improve online learning through free workshops.The IT Training and Outreach technical workshop topics include Blackboard Learn, Adobe, Microsoft and...

New student organization Two or More gives multiracial and multicultural students a place to talk about their experiences

Kimmy Daniels Reporter January 30, 2020

Multicultural and multiracial students have the opportunity to come together and pot plants in a celebration of Valentine’s Day.Two or More is a new student-led organization on campus with a goal to...

Search for new learning management system continues

The Learning Management System (LMS) committee published a Request for Proposal (RFP) and received three responses from vendors, one of which could replace the current LMS, Blackboard Learn.The three vendors...

Peer mentor program helps psychology students navigate their degree

The Psychological Sciences’ Peer Mentor Program is meant to provide a healthy guide to help students navigate their psychological sciences degree. This program mainly works with freshmen and sophomores,...

Students discuss catching up on homework, relaxing during fall break

As fall break draws close, Kent State students are planning for their time off. This is only the second year where the break, which spans from Oct. 10 to 13, has been part of the academic calendar. Proposed...

Jenna Miley prints a design on a cotton bag at the United Print Alliance booth during the Kent Creativity Festival on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade. Sept. 28, 2019.

Creativity Festival brings community together

The Kent State University College of the Arts hosted its Creativity Festival on Saturday for the first time in two years. The festival, which was scheduled for the same time as the open-carry walk last...

Living-learning residence halls help with grades, connections

Hannah Gooch Housing Reporter September 27, 2019

Students in living-learning communities are able to take advantage of events, speakers and resources that are geared toward their theme or college.“Every year, the students that are in LLCs have higher...

Talent Acquisition Leaders from Crossroads of Mentor, Ohio made an appearance at the 2019 Kent State career and internship fair. “Our CEO is passionate and is locked into the mission,” said Kenyon Mau (left) on why he loved working for the company.

Career fair offers jobs, internships for students

Fall Internships, Co-op and Career Fair prepared students for workforce opportunities through networking, free headshot photos and a refresh and impress station.The Career Exploration and Development event...

Vanessa Michelle (left) and Assata Cheers (right) share what it means to find creativity at Where Do Black Women Go to Create? Nov. 7 2018.

Spiritually-grounded Youtuber and podcast host encourage black female students to seek creativity from within

Sierra Campbell November 8, 2018

Spirituality is the way to discovery and discovery is the way to creativity according to content creators, Vanessa Michelle and Assata Cheers.The two black women found their creative pathways and shared...

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OPINION: It’s never too late to learn

Cameron Gorman October 2, 2018

In getting closer to graduation, a common enough question has been rattling around in my mind: Should I continue my education? When graduating high school, the flow to college is almost an expected one....

Learning a second language: Research helps improve methods of teaching

Caroline Henneman April 12, 2018

Kent State sponsors student and professional research programs each year, providing about 30 million dollars annually in extramural funding, like conference support and grants, for research.The Department...

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