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Kent Wired

Golden Girls by Kent State alumna Jennifer Datchuk. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Datchuk.

Kent State alumna wins United States Artist fellowship

Shelby Reeves Reporter February 9, 2020

Kent State Alumna Jennifer Ling Datchuk won a $50,000 art fellowship from United States Artists, which is given to the most compelling artists of various mediums working and living in the United States.“I...

Nitya Mittal (left) and Gurveen Karr (right) pose for a photo. 

International freshmen bring change for the Indian community

Katia Rodriguez March 6, 2019

Nitya Mittal, a biotechnology major, and Gurveen Karr, a biology pre-med major, are freshmen who are already making an impact on the Indian community at Kent State.These two women are both members of the...

Andrew Kuebecks pieces, Keyhole Culture: Joey and Keyhole Culture: Ken, on display Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at the KSU Downtown Gallery. Kuebeck is an assistant professor of jewelry, metals and enameling at Kent States School of Art.

‘Jewelry and Gender’ exhibit connects artwork, models, community

Alexandra Sobczak November 3, 2018

An extravagant, double-layered necklace — jutting bright yellow and orange tree branches and florals out of it — rested on a mannequin and cast an intricate, botanical shadow on the wall of the KSU...

Brandy Michelle, a Kent State student, preforms at the Drag Show in the Kent State University Ballroom on October 17, 2018.

Drag queens take over Student Center Ballroom with performances

Anna Smith October 18, 2018

Drag queens- local, student and famous- took to the Student Center Ballroom to perform for a Kent State audience Oct. 17.The drag show, put on by Kent Interhall Council, stood as part of Sex Week, a series...

Christa Porter leads a luncheon, speaking on the identity of African-American women in their communities on Feb. 21, 2018

Professor evaluates identity development in black students and administration

Erica Carter February 21, 2018

Christa Porter led the first lunch and learn event by the Institute for African American Affairs.In her speech, Porter told the audience that the identity development in black undergraduate women encompasses...

Guest column: Helping students find themselves

The Baltimore Sun March 15, 2016

As the student came into my office, I could see that something was wrong. She was pale and her shoulders sagged. "Are you OK?" I asked. "Not really," she said. "I'm graduating in two months and I don't...

Kent State celebrates Women’s History Month

Nicholas Garisto February 29, 2016

Kent State’s Women’s Center, alongside other campus organizations, are holding events throughout the month to explore the history and impact of women at Kent State as well as the world at large.These...

Sophomore fashion merchandising major Emonte Wimbush talks about his experiences with race and diversity at Kent Talks in the Student Center Ballroom Balcony on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

KENTtalks hopes to open dialogue for diversity

Jack Kopankski January 26, 2016

With an emphasis on “keeping it real,” eight Kent State student panelists, ranging in years from sophomore to PhD candidates, got together in the Student Center Ballroom Balcony Tuesday night for a...

Kent State alumni Susan Avery of Denver, CO, tours the May 4 Visitors Center Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Avery graduated in 82 and said that she wanted to visit the center to pay her respects.

Almost 45 years later, Kent State struggles to redefine its image

Hannah Armenta September 17, 2014

In response to #WeAreKentState, students and alumni all over the world showed their Kent state pride Wednesday by banding together, clad in blue and gold.Kent State alumna Ashleigh Klinger created the...

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