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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Upward Bound students taking a tour through Florence.

Should you study abroad for a summer or a semester?

Alyse Rohloff August 28, 2015

Kent State students have the opportunity to study abroad at Kent State’s Florence, Italy, campus for either a summer or a semester, and there are several elements to consider in deciding how long they...

Graduate students have several options to get involved

Alyse Rohloff August 27, 2015

Kent State has more than 6,000 graduate students this year in its more than 50 graduate programs.To help with the high cost of tuition, graduate students can participate in assistantships, which are programs...

Missy Hendrix, a public health major, passes a book to students Baraa Iskandar and Abdullah Almotairi at the Kent State International Student Mentors Meeting on March 3, 2015. Members of the organization can leave a message in their language in the journal to share with the group. 

Kent State welcomes 3,000 international students this fall

Alyse Rohloff August 27, 2015

Kent State is planning to host about 3,000 international students this fall, with about 30 percent coming from China and 42 percent coming from Saudi Arabia. About 45 percent of international students...

People eat in the Student Center’s HUB while Wow Bao is under construction on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. Wow Bao will be the newest eatery in the Student Center’s HUB this fall, replacing Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs and Arthur Treacher’s.

Wow Bao to replace Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs and Arthur Treacher’s in HUB

Alyse Rohloff August 6, 2015

Wow Bao will be the newest eatery in the Student Center’s HUB this fall, replacing Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs and Arthur Treacher’s.Wow Bao serves food similar to traditional Asian cuisine, including...

College of Arts and Sciences will raffle off study abroad scholarships in 5K

Alyse Rohloff August 6, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences will host its first Run the World 5K Sept. 12. The college will be raffling off multiple $1,000 scholarships to students to apply to studying abroad from money raised by...

Kent State Stark becomes first regional campus to partner with international university

Alyse Rohloff July 30, 2015

Kent State’s Stark campus will host 11 international students and one faculty member from Shenzhen Polytechnic in Shenzhen, China, during the fall semester, becoming the university’s first regional...

Kent State welcomes biggest, smartest freshmen class yet

Alyse Rohloff July 29, 2015

Paige Morgridge was accepted to nine universities around the United States, including Kent State. Though she had many options outside of her home in Maine, she felt that something was calling her to Kent...

Photo courtesy of Florence Flour blog

Kent State students take on internships in Florence, Italy

Alyse Rohloff July 23, 2015

Four Kent State students interned at hotels in Florence, Italy this summer through the hospitality management program in the College of Education, Health and Human Services.Senior hospitality management...

International students required to buy health insurance to attend KSU

Alyse Rohloff July 21, 2015

All international students are required to purchase a health insurance plan from Kent State or one that is comparable in coverage.According to the Kent State’s policy registrar, the purpose of the mandatory...

Christine Bruno, a former Kent State student who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, prepares for an interview with CFDA, Council of Fashion Designers of America, in Rockwell Hall on June 25, 2015.

Fashion school’s graduate program celebrates one-year anniversary

Alyse Rohloff July 16, 2015

Fine arts graduate student Prerna Suri said she was excited to apply for the Master of Fashion program in the first round of students in spring 2014.“If it was the first batch of some other university,...

Harald Blomberg will share Rhythmic Training Movement at Kent State symposium

Alyse Rohloff July 9, 2015

Swedish psychiatrist Harald Blomberg will be featured to present his findings on Rhythmic Movement Training at the College of Education, Health and Human Services’ symposium, July 21-28.RTM has been...

Students in the Upward Bound Florence program go sightseeing in Italy. The students are recently graduated high school seniors who are spending a month in Florence before starting as Kent State freshmen in the fall.

Upward Bound Florence Program gives students chance to study abroad before college

Alyse Rohloff June 25, 2015

When 18-year-old Raymar Chambers stepped off the plane in Florence, Italy, he said the first thing he thought was how beautiful it was. It was his first trip out of the United States in his adult life.Chambers,...

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