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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

“I feel completely thankful to Caroline and the people who think that I deserve this,” Patrick Gallagher said.

‘I think I like teaching more every year’: KSU Spanish Professor Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter December 1, 2019

After Spanish professor Patrick Gallagher graduated from St. John’s University in Minnesota with an English degree, he was not sure what he wanted to do. One thing he did know was that he did not want...

There are over 1,500 international students on Kent States campus as of September 2019.

Faculty can help international students feel at home

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter November 19, 2019

Every new student at Kent State has to adjust to a new school, but international students have to adjust to a new country while getting used to an educational system they’ve never seen before. Kent...

Marino teaches feature writing and business of publishing. 

JMC Professor Jacqueline Marino wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter November 10, 2019

When journalism professor Jacqueline Marino spent the semester as part of Kent State’s Washington Program in National Issues, she knew she was meant to be a journalist. Marino teaches in the School...

Students prepare cuts of steak to pair with different wines at the end of class on Oct. 15, 2019. 

Students earn class credit for drinking wine

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter October 19, 2019

Every Tuesday afternoon, 14 students gather in the kitchen on the second floor of Twin Towers to earn credit by drinking wine. The kitchen served as the dining hall kitchen for Kent State in the 1960s...

Online courses give students more options

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter October 13, 2019

In 1922, Kent State offered its first distance learning program through correspondence courses.Today, 54 percent of undergraduate students are taking at least one online course said Laura Andrews the...

Students, faculty are listening to course evaluations

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter September 27, 2019

Kent State students fill out course evaluations at the end of every semester.  Students use grades to judge their knowledge of the material, faculty use course evaluations to judge their teaching of the...

Make Campus Great Again begins national tour in Akron, Ohio

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter September 19, 2019

Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign kicked off the youth engagement program, Make Campus Great Again, Monday night at the University of Akron. More than 50 students from the surrounding schools...

The effects of using laptops in class

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter September 18, 2019

Students who use laptops in the classroom to take notes experienced a lower grade than those who handwrite their notes according to a study by the Association for Psychological Sciences. Ikram Toumi, an...

Students are stressed, so are the faculty

Katie Thompson September 10, 2019

As fall semester starts, students know the amount of stress they are going to go through, but they may not realize the stress their professors will face. One-fourth of full time faculty that participated...

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