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A firefighter stands near to debris and burned houses after an explosion in Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque, on February 14, 2022. - Five people died on the night of February 13, 2022, during a fire triggered by an explosion in a village in the Pyrenees-Orientales. (Photo by RAYMOND ROIG / AFP) (Photo by RAYMOND ROIG/AFP via Getty Images)

Two children among seven killed in French Pyrenees explosion

Dalal Mawad, Anaelle Jonah, Joseph Ataman and Allegra Goodwin CNN February 15, 2022

(CNN) -- At least seven people, including two children, were killed in an explosion in the village of Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque in France on Monday.The death toll from the blast, which also injured...

August Jobs Report

Matt Smith/Shutterstock September 4, 2020

Workers from the entertainment industry hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic participate in a March for Awareness, organized by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. America's jobs recovery...

Winnie Bush, a graduate student from Nigeria.

International graduate student shares experience in the U.S.

Katia Rodriguez March 20, 2019

Winnie Bush is not just any first-year graduate student at Kent State. She is the only international student from Nigeria who is a graduate assistant at Wright Hall.Bush said coming to the U.S. was not...

International fashion and talent show

International Student Council to host fashion, talent show

Katia Rodriguez March 13, 2019

The International Student Council will be hosting its largest event for the spring semester, the International Fashion and Talent Show, in the Student Center ballroom at 7 p.m. March 15.The goal of the...

Graduate assistant and Chinese representative Aierken Subinuer (far left) at the Coming Together event in White Hall asks panelists about their dating life and cultural traditions in dating back home on Thursday.

Students learn about multicultural relationships at second Coming Together event

Jack Thompson February 14, 2019

The Center for International and Intercultural Education hosted a Valentine’s Day event as part of the Coming Together series to bring Chinese and Nigerian cultures together to share their practices...

Homecoming International Celebration mixes worldly and new traditions

Madison Patterson October 6, 2018

Impromptu dancing, traditional foods and colorful displays filled the Student Center Ballroom on Friday night during Kent State’s fourth annual International Homecoming Celebration.Over 1,000 people...

Domestic and international graduate student enrollment

KSU anticipates decline in enrollment this fall

Valerie Royzman August 26, 2018

Kent State is expecting a 2 percent dip in enrollment this fall, which could mean a loss of anywhere from 300 to 600 students, said Kristin Anderson, the director of external media relations.The university...

Students share cultures at International Talent and Fashion Show

Eryn Gebacz March 17, 2017

International students showcased their country's food, fashion, music and talents at the International Talent and Fashion Show Friday night.The show represented 37 students from various countries including...

The poster has been getting attention across Kent State University. 

Poster promotes unity and inclusiveness on campus

Hannah Wagner February 7, 2017

Kent State University’s School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration (FLA) adopted a poster that has spread throughout campus because of its supportive message of inclusion.Kim Schimmel, professor...

Gerald H. Read Center celebrates 30 years

Hannah Wagner February 1, 2017

The Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education will celebrate its 30-year anniversary throughout 2017 to acknowledge the center's accomplishments and milestones.Linda Robertson,...

Wick Poetry Center holds reading centered around culture

Jillian Holness April 22, 2016

The Intercultural Communication Society at Kent State engaged in an international conversation through sharing poetry, songs and dance at the Wick Poetry Center on Friday.Jensen Hykes, a junior communication...

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