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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Study abroad carbon footprintmap

Study Abroad: The missing piece of a sustainable Kent State

Madison Patterson December 2, 2018

Kent State’s study abroad programs sent 1,329 students overseas in the 2017-18 school year, which means over six million pounds of carbon dioxide were released into the atmosphere from their flights...

New Kent State Florence program to welcome international students

Madison Patterson December 2, 2018

Kent State Florence will begin offering a session specifically designed for international students for summer 2019.The month-long session offers 10 classes, including Italian Mafia: History and Stereotypes...

Panelists discuss the importance of education on environmental issues. Nov. 29 2018.

Climate change panel warns of impending crises

Madison Patterson November 30, 2018

Informing as many people as possible about the realities of climate change is the most important step in fighting it, a panel of Kent State students said at the Countdown to Climate Catastrophe student-led...

Christina Bloebaum, dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, urges the importance of diversity to an audience of students and faculty. Nov. 15. 2018

International Students Appreciation Luncheon honors global aeronautics and engineering students

Madison Patterson November 15, 2018

Research will never be at its best if diversity isn’t in the classroom, Christina Bloebaum, the dean of the aeronautics and engineering college said at the third annual International Students Appreciation...

A panel of immigrants from the Kent State Stark community answer questions about acquiring citizenship and life away from home. Nov. 8 2018

Immigrant Voices of Kent State Stark gives intimate look into six international lives

Madison Patterson November 8, 2018

A panel of professors and students from six countries told an audience of Kent State Stark community members Thursday about what it means to be an immigrant in the U.S.“You always feel like an outsider,”...

Yale professor to teach summer course at Kent State Summer Florence Institute

Madison Patterson October 22, 2018

Students can learn about the Renaissance in its birthplace from Giuseppe Mazzotta, Sterling Professor of the Humanities for Italian at Yale University in summer 2019 at the Kent State Summer Florence Institute....

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...

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...

Alejandra Fishman Prats poses in her neighborhood in Guaynbo, Puerto Rico before Hurricane Marias landfall. 

A year later, Hurricane Maria still hits home for Kent State student

Madison Patterson September 30, 2018

President Donald Trump tweeted Sept. 13 Puerto Rico “had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths” during Hurricane Maria, but Alejandra Fishman Prats, a senior fashion merchandising major, challenges that account.“It’s...

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