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Get Hired: a guide to on-campus employment

Sophie Young Reporter September 19, 2021

When freshmen and sophomores arrive on Kent State campus, many realize they need a job as start-of-semester expenses start to add up. Hundreds of them will end up working on-campus, but they must first...

Kevin Pospichel, a senior IT user support analyst at the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, wears a shield mask prototype. Pospichel manages the makerspace in the Architecture Building and has experience with 3D modeling. He helped create the PPE prototypes, alongside Ferdig and Kennedy. 

Kent State faculty aim to help first responders in light of personal protective equipment shortage

When nurse Tracy Dodson interacts with a patient experiencing respiratory issues, she wears goggles, gloves, a mask and a gown. She usually puts the equipment in a trash bin when she leaves the room. But...

Kent State promotes mental health in Meditation Across Campus

Shelby Reeves Reporter March 7, 2020

With midterms coming to an end and finals not far ahead, Kent State is making sure students have a space to relax on campus. Throughout the week various buildings host Meditation Across Campus to help...

Faculty Senate members settle into their seats as their monthly meeting kicks off in the Governance Chambers Monday, March 12, 2018.

Faculty Senate rejects proposal for new global-learning program

Valerie Royzman March 13, 2018

Faculty Senate spent close to 40 minutes of the meeting Monday discussing a newly proposed program focused on global and intercultural learning, only to shoot it down.Kenneth Burhanna, the interim dean...

University Libraries holds Student Appreciation Day

Conor Battles February 28, 2018

The smell of fresh popcorn wafted through the library Tuesday afternoon as staff welcomed visitors to Kent State University Libraries’ annual Student Appreciation Day.“We want to thank our students...

University Libraries to hold Legacy Scholarship Event

Taylor Robinson September 28, 2017

Kent State University Libraries will host its fourth-annual fundraising event for the Legacy Scholarship. The event will be in the Library Garden Room on the first floor of the library at 6:30 p.m. on...

University Libraries to honor Constitution Day

Taylor Robinson September 15, 2017

Kent State Libraries will honor Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 17 with a public reading of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.The reading will begin at noon in front of the University Library on...

Code Makers vs. Code Breakers exhibit now open in library

Kimberly Laferty February 15, 2016

The University Library opened a new exhibit to be viewed now through summer 2016 on floor 12 of the library, called Code Makers vs. Code Breakers.Edith Serkownek, an associate professor at the University...

Graduate Professional and Academic Development host workshops

Simon Hannig September 23, 2015

The Graduate Professional and Academic Development (GPAD) will start a free workshop for graduate students Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 in room 310C of the Kent Student Center.Multiple workshops will be held...

Kent Reads event to host Michael Roden

Nick Boone April 20, 2015

The Wick Poetry Corner on the second floor of the University Library will host a Kent Reads event with author Michael Roden on April 22 from 3 to 4 p.m.Roden will discuss his book, “The Enlightened Christian:...

A map of India sits on a table at the map library on Thursday Feb. 12, 2015. The map library, located in 410 McGilvery Hall, contains a wide variety of maps and atlases.

Map Library allows for arm chair travel in McGilvrey Hall

Nick Boone February 17, 2015

Most students who walk into McGilvrey Hall are there only to attend class. However, hidden on the fourth floor lies the Map Library. The library’s bookshelves are packed with many atlases from all over,...

Therapy dogs return for finals week at library’s ‘Stress-Free Zone’

Olivia Young December 4, 2014

Just in time for finals, therapy dogs will visit University Libraries’ Stress-Free Zone events Monday, Dec. 8 and Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 3-5 p.m. on the first floor lobby of the main library.The Stress-Free...

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