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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State Rwanda community benefit company to begin operations by fall 2022

Vivien Starcher, Reporter June 18, 2022

On May 25, the Board of Trustees approved the establishment of community benefit company offices to be located in Rwanda, Africa. Now, the Office of Global Education said the company will be operational...

Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall of Florence, sits right outside the heart of the city adjacent to the Arno River.

Kent State’s ‘A Stroll Through Florence’ offers virtual study abroad experience

Ella Donovan Reporter May 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This story has been edited for accuracy and clarity regarding attractions featured in the virtual tour. Sweeping vineyards, hillside farms, historical renaissance architecture and art pieces...

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....

Joshua Fine (center) poses for a picture at the the Kent State PhoneCenter in 2019.

Students connect with alumni through PhoneCenter even during coronavirus pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter March 3, 2021

Student callers are raising money and building relationships with alumni and student peers from home with the Kent State PhoneCenter.The PhoneCenter is a branch of the Annual Fund which promotes the university...

OPINION: How studying abroad changed me

I have never worked harder for anything in my life. I have never gotten straight A's until I was a senior in high school. I studied day and night, non-stop. I even had tutors outside of school. I didn’t...

Plaques with all the donors of scholarship’s names hang on the second floor of Rockwell Hall, the fashion building.

10 scholarships for students studying fashion design or merchandising

Hailey Phillips Reporter March 16, 2020

The Fashion School at Kent State awards scholarships to students of all class ranks studying fashion design and fashion merchandising each year. The deadline to apply for scholarships is in January, but...

More than just an international student

Brianna Canada Reporter February 11, 2020

MinJee Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea. She grew up in Goyang City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, the same hometown as the famous Korean rapper Rap Monster. As a child, Kim was into sports such as...

Kristin Goodwin in Florence, Italy near the Duomo di Firenze.

Architecture students study abroad in Florence

Brittany Wilson February 10, 2019

Imagine walking the streets of Italy and smelling pasta, pizza and gelato. You’re in a city full of history, especially of the architectural variety. You just had your last class of the week, and now...

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...

Morgan Frantz sits outside the Colosseum in Rome. Courtesy of Morgan Frantz

Senior communications student writing guide to studying abroad

Jacob Majka November 7, 2018

Every semester, students who study abroad experience things that they never could possibly experience while staying at Kent State. One student took this a step further when he decided to write a book about...

Dr. Ruggerio, Dr. Mazzotta and Dr. Ricciardelli in the Kiva.

Scholars share knowledge of Italian culture with students

Alissa Reyes March 21, 2018

Three world-renowned experts shared their knowledge of Italian culture and history during the Florence in a Flash event Monday.Giuseppe Mazzotta, a sterling professor of humanities for Italian at Yale...

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