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Aeronautics, architecture graduate programs see large increases in graduate program enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 6, 2021

With the university releasing spring 2021 enrollment numbers, the colleges at Kent State review what this means for them within their graduate programs. The College of Aeronautics & Engineering and...

The lecture series will take place in the John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design.

KSU architecture students access supercomputers to help with coursework

Jessica Ames Reporter February 13, 2021

Kent State architecture students’ ideas are brought to life through their access to supercomputers.“In the architecture program, we are constantly looking for ways to engage with the latest technology...

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. 

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation's...

Kristin Goodwin in Florence, Italy near the Duomo di Firenze.

Architecture students study abroad in Florence

Brittany Wilson February 10, 2019

Imagine walking the streets of Italy and smelling pasta, pizza and gelato. You’re in a city full of history, especially of the architectural variety. You just had your last class of the week, and now...

The finished project, Kitty City, done for the Summit County Humane Society  in Spring 2017.

Students use architecture to help animals in need

Madeline Pigott November 26, 2018

 A student organization puts their knowledge and skills to the test by helping build sanctuaries for animals in need.Kent State’s Barkitecture organization began in Fall 2016 by an architecture student...

Kent State to co-lead new Center of Living Architecture with two area universities

Alexandra Sobczak October 25, 2018

Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design and the College of Arts and Sciences is co-leading the new Greater Ohio Living Architecture Center to advance research and teaching efforts...

Erik Waterkotte discusses his artwork Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

Guest artist shows students power of individuality in artwork

Alexandra Sobczak September 8, 2018

Kennedy Deen, a freshman art education major, thinks artwork should be personal.Deen sat in the audience during the First Friday Lecture Series with print media artist Erik Waterkotte, who spoke to students...

Redhouse studios

Rebuilding Cleveland one fungi at a time

Maria McGinnis July 18, 2018

In today's ever-changing world, it’s crucial to develop new and innovative methods for changing and reconstructing the world around us.The city of Cleveland is littered with abandoned and deteriorated...

Water and Land symposium to discuss sustainability strategies

Logan Lutton September 29, 2017

Leading experts in sustainability will meet at Kent State next week to discuss eco-friendly strategies in man-made environments.The fifth annual Water and Land symposium will be open to the public, with...

Barkitecture members gather materials to begin designs for the Kitty City, an indoor habitat for cats at the Humane Society of Summit County.

Barkitecture members design ‘Kitty City’ for local shelter

Nicholas Hunter March 8, 2017

Kent State students with a love for both animals and environmental design have a new home: Barkitecture.Barkitecture is a new student organization that intends to work with local animal shelters and humane...

Architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang lectures in Cartwright Hall on Jan. 28, 2016 as part of The Thomas Schroth Visiting Artist Series.

Jeanne Gang’s focus on community shapes her architecture

Adrian Leuthauser January 29, 2016

Chicago based architecture Jeanne Gang presented to students and faculty Thursday night in Cartwright Hall to talk about her community oriented accomplishments.Gang, a MacArthur Fellow and recipient of...

The Center for Visual Arts on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. The building has been delayed until the spring of 2017 after asbestos was found in older parts of the building. 

Still in progress: Architecture and Advancement on schedule, Art falls behind

Skye McEowen January 20, 2016

Kent State’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design and Institutional Advancement buildings follow the normal schedule to completion, while the Center for Visual Arts will be behind. CAED...

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