Kent State University Magazine Ranks Three Ohio Colleges Among Nation's Best By Jim Letizia • Sep 11, 2015 Three Ohio universities are ranked among the nation's best by "U.S. News and World Report" magazine. University Of Akron's Rebranding Effort Criticized By Other Schools By Jim Letizia • May 22, 2015 ohio.com The University of Akron is adding the branding tag-line "Ohio's Polytechnic University" to its name. New Mineral Named After KSU Professor By Jim Letizia • Mar 19, 2015 Kent State University A newly discovered mineral is being named in honor of a longtime Kent State University geology professor. University Accused Of Housing Discrimination By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Aug 20, 2014 Government officials are accusing Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support animal in her campus apartment. Weekend Ceremonies Commemorate 1970 Kent State University Shootings By Jim Letizia • May 2, 2014 nola.com Kent State University will pause this weekend to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the shooting deaths of four students during a protest of the Vietnam War. KSU Officials Say Communication Plans Worked During Shooting Scare By Ohio Public Radio & Kabir Bhatia WKSU • Apr 3, 2014 Kent State University officials say the school’s crisis plan worked well during last night’s lockdown after a shot was fired on campus. From Ohio Public radio station WKSU, Kabir Bhatia reports. Some Schools Preparing Programs To Teach Drone Technology By Associated Press • Dec 24, 2013 Some Ohio schools are preparing students for a boom in the drone industry with the federal government expected to allow civilian unmanned aircraft to fly in U.S. airspace. Academic, Emotional Problems Tied To E-Devices By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 17, 2013 A new Kent State University study says college students who spend hours each day online, texting or talking on cell phones are more anxious, less happy and get lower grades. LSU Frat Apologizes For Sign Mocking Kent State Shootings By Jim Letizia • Sep 17, 2013 The Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Louisiana State University is apologizing for mocking the Kent State University shootings of 1970. KSU Wins Lawsuit Involving Geno Ford By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 17, 2013 Kent State University has won a 1.2 million dollar judgment against former men's basketball coach Geno Ford for leaving in 2011 to become the coach at Bradley. Stone To Help Commemorate KSU Shootings By Jim Letizia • May 3, 2013 Filmmaker Oliver Stone will headline events planned to commemorate the anniversary of the Kent State University shootings. KSU Students Develop Facebook Post Eraser By Jim Letizia • Feb 1, 2013 A group of Kent State University computer science students may have the answer to embarrassing Facebook posts. Visitors Center To Chronicle 1970 KSU Shootings By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 19, 2012 Kent State University will open a visitors center on Saturday that chronicles the campus shootings of 1970. POTUS Woos Ohio College Students By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 27, 2012 President Obama courted the student vote yesterday during campaign stops at Bowling Green State and Kent State universities.