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Kent Wired

KSU professors’ families affected by Turkey-Syria Earthquake

Savana Capp, Reporter February 15, 2023

Almost 6,000 miles away, the Kent community reflects in the aftermath of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the Turkish-Syrian border. The earthquake struck the region on Feb. 6 and has since killed more...

Professors working to maintain their mental health after a year of remote teaching

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter March 13, 2021

It’s been a year since classes at Kent State went fully virtual and many have admitted to struggling with their mental health, professors included. Although the pandemic has surely impacted everyone...

Rebecca Catto has been more flexible with her students because of the pandemic.

How professors have adjusted to COVID-19 a year into the pandemic

Olivia Perry Reporter March 12, 2021

The pandemic has created a change in the way students learn and professors teach.Professors everywhere had to switch from teaching classes in-person to online. To reflect the changes brought on by the...

Dearth in Interlaken, Switzerland when studying abroad. 

One year into the pandemic, students who studied abroad are still faced with the toll it took on their mental health

Cassidy Gladieux Reporter March 5, 2021

Standing in one of the most famous cities in the world, surrounded by history and culture, two girls sit bawling their eyes out while leaning onto a fence that surrounds the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral....

When students keep their cameras off, the professor may see a screen full of blank boxes. However, assuming theyve turned their cameras off because theyre not paying attention is unfair. There are many legitimate reasons for wanting to keep their cameras off, such as those listed here. 

OPINION: Professors, it’s time to rethink that mandatory cameras-on policy

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer March 4, 2021

I know, I know. Professors who adopt cameras-on policies for their online classes are usually well-intentioned.They want to make sure we’re understanding the material and engaged. They want to give...

Email encouraging students to fill out a course evaluation survey.

Student evaluations are not used to evaluate professor performance during pandemic

Jessica Ames Reporter March 3, 2021

As of last spring, student evaluations filled out at the end of each semester are only seen by instructors — not directors, chairs or deans.A common way professors are evaluated for their success is...

Bowen used Facebook for tips on where to go for her vaccination.

Eligible Kent State professors get vaccinated

Alexandra Golden Reporter February 20, 2021

Once COVID-19 vaccines became available to Ohioans 65 or older, some Kent State professors became eligible and received their vaccine in the beginning of Feb. Candace Bowen, a journalism professor, traveled...

Carter Goodwin Woodson (1875-1950), African-American historian, is shown in a head and shoulders portrait.

Meet the man who created Black History Month

Originally Published: 01 FEB 21 09:01 ET By CNN Staff February 1, 2021

   (CNN) -- February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping...

President Beverly Warren presents a slideshow on the universitys 10-year, $1.2 billion Master Plan to members of Faculty Senate at a meeting Monday, April 9, 2018.

Faculty Senate outlines new rules for relationships between students, professors

Valerie Royzman April 10, 2018

Many universities across the country have policies limiting consensual relationships between professors and students, which has long been a controversial topic. Kent State is joining the effort to clearly...

Married professors tend to geology museum

Logan Lutton December 4, 2017

Rodney Feldmann, an emeritus professor of geology, and Carrie Schweitzer, a professor of geology at Kent State Stark, are the husband and wife duo who currently tend to the geology museum in McGilvrey...

Professors, students share common ground at rec center

Shane Transue April 7, 2017

Professors are typically authority figures in the classroom that, more often than not, earn the respect of the students they teach. When students and professors encounter each other at the Student Recreation...

NCAA Tournament: Professors hype for Friday’s game

Addie Gall March 17, 2017

Some professors who give little attention to Kent State sports were drawn in by the hype of the men’s basketball team making it to the NCAA Tournament.“I normally don’t get into basketball too much,...

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