Kent State University

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One of Kent State University’s past presidents is giving the school a million dollars to help students studying the arts. 

Carol Cartwright was president of the university from 1991 to 2006.  She and her husband, Phillip, committed the $1 million estate grant to create the Cartwright Family Fund for Opportunities in the Arts. 

Kent State spokesman Eric Mansfield says the gift is special to everyone associated with the university.

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Kent State University is investing in technology to help its student athletes recover from injuries. The school has installed a cryotherapy chamber, making it the first school in the Mid-American Conference to have one.

The chamber uses subzero temperatures to induce a forced regeneration of the body in a short amount of time.

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Kent State University

A Kent State University computer-science professor has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further his development of eye-tracking software.

Jonathan Maletic will work with Youngstown State University professor Bonita Sharif on their project, iTrace.

Current technology tracks where viewers’ eyes range on a webpage but doesn’t accommodate scrolling or switching from one page to another, a problem iTrace aims to fix.

Maletic expects his project will help researchers better understand how computer scientists scan lines of code.

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