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Nick Petrella, an art Professor at Kent State and the co-creator of the event. 

Art Without Limits viewed worldwide

Benjamin Weaver Reporter February 5, 2022

Having a flexible set of skills is crucial to be successful in your career, said Silas Hite, professional musical composer and performer, during his virtual art entrepreneur session on Feb. 4. “If your...

Sarah Malcolm is the director of international partnerships, marketing and Communication at Kent State University

Kent State drives international enrollment through exchange program with Brazilian university

Halena Sepulveda Reporter October 28, 2021

Kent State partnered with the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) in 2018 to create The American Academy program that aimed to push international enrollment and boost a relationship between...

More information regarding travel restrictions. 

Plans for international students in the fall

Alexandra Golden Reporter May 14, 2021

KSU is preparing for international students during the fall 2021 semester to make them feel prepared and welcomed. “We are planning to have new international students here in the fall. We are planning...

Ellen Glickman is the director of the school of Health and Human Services. Glickman is a collaborator of Lisa Audet.

Brazil program adapts virtually, collaborations with Brazilian universities continue

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 27, 2021

Sending Kent State speech pathology majors to Brazil to work with children diagnosed with autism has been a yearly tradition until recent years when the pandemic cancelled this past year’s trip and put...

Kent State Stark

International students at Stark struggle with connections during pandemic

Jessica Cobb Reporter November 19, 2020

Pablo Castillo, a senior music technology major from Mexico City, always dreamed of someday going to college in the U.S. His love for music and the art that music creates, he said, is what connected him...

Kent State Stark goes global to create friendships

Jessica Cobb Regionals/Teaching reporter September 18, 2020

High school students will have the opportunity to deepen social bonds, develop intellectual networking, and heighten awareness of global issues at the International Friends Conversation Partner Program...

Joseph Underwood

Kent State professor selected for Tyson Scholars Program

A Kent State professor has been selected for the Tyson Scholars Program at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for spring 2020. The award has a cash prize of $21,000.Joseph Underwood, an assistant...

Priscila Gemberling-Nicolotti at a get together at Case Western after her English as a Second Language finals in 2015. Courtesy of Priscila Gemberling-Nicolotti.

Forbes under 30 scholar

Maria McGinnis Assigning editor November 4, 2019

Priscila Gemberling-Nicolotti immigrated to the United States from Brazil five years ago without knowing any English. And now she has been named a Forbes Under 30 Scholar. The Forbes Under 30 Scholar...

President Todd Diacon meets with Student Media representatives on Oct. 15, 2019. 

Q and A with President Todd Diacon

KentWired Staff October 16, 2019

Members of the KentWired staff sat down with Kent State President Todd Diacon to ask him some questions about his first year as president. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.KENTWIRED:...

One of two women perform a dance from Saudi Arabia at the International Homecoming Celebration on Sept. 20, 2019. This was the second act of the night.

Breaking stereotypes, sharing cultures are goals of celebration

Sydney Ford International reporter September 21, 2019

Kent State students from around the world shared their cultures through presentations, performances and traditional foods at the annual International Homecoming Celebration Friday, Sept. 20. An estimated...

OUR VIEW: Sparking coverage of the Amazon fires

Editorial Board August 25, 2019

The first time we read about the Amazon rainforest fires last week, it was not through platforms we expected like CNN, CBS or the New York Times. We read most of the information on Twitter and Facebook....

Bruno Beidacki.

Sports used to be for the people

Bruno Beidacki April 11, 2018

I remember growing up in Brazil, waking up excited on Sunday mornings, putting my jersey on and patiently waiting for my dad to say it was time to go to the stadium. Soccer is huge back home, so it was...

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