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Lique Coolen is a neuroscience professor and the associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. Coolen has studied neuroscience for 26 years, focusing in areas of research like reproduction. Courtesy of Kent State University 

Choose Ohio First grant awarded to Kent State; four STEM programs added

Kelly Krabill Reporter May 8, 2021

Kent State has been awarded $3.5 million from the Choose Ohio First grant to support students in STEM-related majors. First-time students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine...

Deborah Belintani Rosa is a senior peace and conflict studies major and the president for the International Student Organization at Kent State Stark. She also is the co-creator of the virtual cooking tutorial series at at Kent State Stark.

Kent State Stark to share virtual cooking tutorials made by international students, faculty

Olivia Futo Reporter February 14, 2021

An upcoming series of intercultural cooking tutorials will feature international students, faculty and their culture. The series of YouTube videos will feature staff and students from Kent State Stark....

The New York Times called the textbook in question, Anime from Akira to Howls Moving Castle, a thoughtful and carefully researched account. Its author, Susan J. Napier, is a Professor of the Japanese Program at Tufts University. This is her third book. 

State representatives object to anime textbook that depicts sexual assault

Lyndsey Brennan Reporter October 13, 2020

State representatives Reggie Stoltzfus (R-Paris Twp.) and Don Jones (R-Freeport) sent a letter to Kent State President Todd Diacon last week demanding the university immediately pull a textbook they said...

Kent LGBTQ+ Center to celebrate history through October

Bella Hagey Diversity reporter October 6, 2020

During the month of October, Kent State will celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with different educational opportunities, history lessons, and fun games and events. The history month is important because...

Organization for disabled adults extends opportunity to Kent State Trumbull

Jessica Cobb Regionals/Teaching reporter September 28, 2020

Students with disabilities can be integrated into university culture and prepare themselves for career success with a partnership at Kent State’s Trumbull campus. The campus is home to Siffrin Academy...

Kent State Stark goes global to create friendships

Jessica Cobb Regionals/Teaching reporter September 18, 2020

High school students will have the opportunity to deepen social bonds, develop intellectual networking, and heighten awareness of global issues at the International Friends Conversation Partner Program...

Mary Frances Berry speaks to students during a press conference.

Civil Rights activist inspires students at Kent State Stark

Ellie Dundics February 28, 2019

Civil Rights Activist and author Mary Frances Berry spoke to inspire students at Kent State Stark on Feb. 27.“If you want to get something done, understand the issue and make it simple, don’t over...

The Concert Band Room at Kent Stark on Thursday.

Inside Kent Stark’s $9.7 million Fine Arts Building project

Brynn Pennell April 27, 2018

The Kent State Stark campus is creating bigger and better opportunities for its students to succeed.The campus’ 85,000-square-foot Fine Arts Building is undergoing a $9.7 million expansion and renovation...

Kent State Stark installed a lactation room after Dean Denise Seachrist realized that Stark needed a private location for moms to breastfeed without having to use bathrooms.

Lactation Rooms: A right females should know about during Women’s History Month

Brynn Pennell March 21, 2018

During her first year at Kent State Stark, Dean Denise Seachrist walked into the women’s restroom of the Stark conference center to hear a noise that sounded like a mouse.It wasn’t a mouse, it was...

Statistics from the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.

Flash’s Food Pantry gives back to the Stark community

Brynn Pennell March 9, 2018

Cereal, peanut butter, pasta, shampoo, soap, toothpaste and baby diapers.These are some of the many items Flash’s Food Pantry at Kent State Stark are in need of to give a helping hand to people going...

Health and Wellness Expo promotes healthy living on campus

Crystal Smith April 12, 2017

0412_NC_VIMEO from on Vimeo.The Center for Undergraduate Excellence held a health and wellness expo on Kent State's campus on Wednesday.Many groups, teams, and organizations came together...

Denise Seachrist

Seachrist to serve as Dean of KSU Stark

Alyssa Ronyak February 2, 2016

Denise A. Seachrist was named the new dean of Kent State Stark campus on Feb. 1. Seachrist's history with the university goes back nearly 30 years. During that time, she has been associated with both...

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