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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kevin Pospichel, a senior IT user support analyst at the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, wears a shield mask prototype. Pospichel manages the makerspace in the Architecture Building and has experience with 3D modeling. He helped create the PPE prototypes, alongside Ferdig and Kennedy. 

Kent State faculty aim to help first responders in light of personal protective equipment shortage

When nurse Tracy Dodson interacts with a patient experiencing respiratory issues, she wears goggles, gloves, a mask and a gown. She usually puts the equipment in a trash bin when she leaves the room. But...

Professors Rick Ferdig, Cheng Chang Lu and Karl Kosko sit behind some of the technology that supports their project.

Over $1.4 million awarded to fund teacher training videos

Linden Miller September 2, 2019

A set of Kent State professors recently received a grant of $1.48 million to fund their innovative video project. Karl Kosko and Richard Ferdig, two of the professors who received the grant, teach at...

Professor of Instructional Technology at Kent State University, Richard Ferdig, and his team developed several apps to help special education children.

Bringing special education to the mobile world

Gabrielle Harrison September 20, 2016

A member of Kent State’s faculty has launched a project that developed a website with hundreds of educational mobile apps.Called SpedApps, the app was launched by Richard Ferdig, a Kent State lifespan...

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