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The Downtown Gallery hosted the silent auction “You, Me, Us, We” benefiting Planned Parenthood on Thurs., June 29, 2017.

Downtown Gallery holds silent auction for Planned Parenthood

Cody Patton June 30, 2017

The Kent State School of Art’s Downtown Gallery held a silent auction benefiting Planned Parenthood Thursday evening.The “You, Me, Us, We” event was a one-time, volunteer-ran event.Art professor...

(from left to right) PhD student in Health Policy and Management Matthew Nichols, master student with concentrations in Public Health and Environment Health Naomi Carlson and PhD student in Health Policy and Management Carissa Smock, study in Lowry Hall on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. The Council on Education for Public Health accredited Kent States College of Public Health.

College of Public Health receives accreditation

Megan Hermensky December 9, 2015

The Kent State College of Public Health received its first accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health.The college received accreditation for five years, the maximum amount of time that...

Foreign languages up at Kent despite state, national trend

The Kent Stater Editors November 29, 2015

Editor's note: A version of this story published Monday incorrectly described Kent State's foreign language enrollment, and the printed edition didn't include its conclusion. The corrected story appears...

Plant biology professor finds home at Kent State after long distance travel

Megan Hermensky November 12, 2015

Professor David Ward has been granted the opportunity to teach in places like South Africa, Israel and the United States. His recent reality is his role as the new art and Margaret Herrick endowed professor...

Guests and members of the Kent State Faculty Senate listen and wait to hear their name during roll call on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.

Faculty Senate approves changes to photo-illustration

Megan Hermensky November 9, 2015

Kent State’s Faculty Senate approved revisions to the photo-illustration major at its November meeting Monday.Currently, the School of Visual Communication Design offers a Bachelor of Science degree...

Professor David Riccio holds a photo of himself taken in 1963 two years prior before starting his tenure at Kent State on Tuesday Nov. 10, 2015.

David Riccio: Kent State’s longest teaching professor

Megan Hermensky November 8, 2015

At Kent State, most professors cannot say what it’s like to teach for more than 50 years. The exception to this statement is Kent State's longest-teaching professor David Riccio.This year is the psychology...

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Art professor remembered by students and colleagues

Megan Hermensky November 1, 2015

For more than 30 years Assistant Professor Gingr Vaughan shared her vast knowledge of art history with her students at Kent State.The art teacher died Oct. 27.Vaughan's memory is carried on by her brother,...

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Art professor unexpectedly dies Tuesday

Megan Hermensky October 28, 2015

Gingr Vaughan, an assistant professor of art history, suddenly passed away Tuesday evening.According to LinkedIn, Vaughan began teaching at Kent State in 1984. One class she taught this semester was Art...

In this March 12, 1999 file photograph, a student fills in his answer to the practice test question for a standardized test, in Roswell, Georgia. (Anitta C. Charlson/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

Kent State freshmen continue to uphold above-average ACT scores

Megan Hermensky October 5, 2015

Another record year for KSU incoming freshman enrollment means another year of above average ACT composite scores for KSU freshman.At the Sept. 14 faculty senate meeting President Beverly Warren stated...

Keeping up with the AAUP negotiations

Megan Hermensky October 4, 2015

Kent State tenure track faculty negotiations remain unresolved on Sept. 2, prompting federal mediation services to be requested by Kent State and its chapter of the American Association of University Professors.According...

Negotiations ongoing between KSU and KSU AAUP

Megan Hermensky September 7, 2015

Editor's Note: An earlier edition of this article made it appear Friday's meeting was between the university and the AAUP. This is not correct; while the university and the AAUP are negotiating, that meeting...

BSR Beats: You can even!

Megan Hermensky October 21, 2014

The phrase, “I can’t even,” seems to be a common saying from over-worked students. Although the end of the semester may seem far away, remember that we’re actually more than half way done! Listen...

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