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The Indonesian team serves up food during the International Cook-off on Feb. 16, 2022.

The International Cook-off returns for first time since 2019

Jesse Khalil Reporter February 17, 2022

Team Indonesia takes first place and the People’s Choice award at the first International Cook-off since 2019.Members Noor Agustina (Captain), Susi Rakhmawati, Oktavuiani Hidayah, Ikhasan Darmawan and...

Tuan Kiet Trinh, a biochemistry and pre-pharmacy sophomore from Vietnam stands inside the Integrated Sciences Building where he conducts daily research and visits with other international friends. International students have experienced added stress during the pandemic and have learned to adapt after sudden isolation.

International students adapt to isolation during the pandemic

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 24, 2021

Celebrating the Chinese New Year alone in his quiet apartment was not what international student Tuan Kiet Trinh had anticipated for his sophomore year at Kent State. Cooking traditional Vietnamese food...

Five Ph.D students from India win annual International Cook-Off

Sydney Ford International reporter November 22, 2019

Five students from India took home the first place medal during this year’s 12th annual International Cook-Off by creating a classic entree and drink from their country on Nov. 21. Six teams from India,...

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...

International Exchange students and faculty assemble for a meet and greet at the Alumni Suite at Kent State University on October 18, 2018. Students and some faculty come from Afghanistan, Iran, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Canada. Kent State hosts this meet and greet once in the fall and once in the spring to get students and faculty assimilated in a casual location and encourages networking and relationship building at these events.

International Friendship Program connects global students with local staff

Madison Patterson October 18, 2018

Students from around the world shared food, stories and laughter with faculty and staff members Thursday during the International Friendship Meet and Greet.The event was held in the Alumni Suite i the...

Japanese whaling fleet prepares to depart for Antarctica

December 1 FlashCast Recap

On Tuesday's FlashCast, TV2's Portia Booker and Kristen Anzuini discuss the AirAsia Flight 8501 malfunctions, the 60th Anniversary of Rosa Parks' arrest, and a Japanese whaling fleet which set sail to...

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