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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Lique Coolen is a neuroscience professor and the associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. Coolen has studied neuroscience for 26 years, focusing in areas of research like reproduction. Courtesy of Kent State University 

Choose Ohio First grant awarded to Kent State; four STEM programs added

Kelly Krabill Reporter May 8, 2021

Kent State has been awarded $3.5 million from the Choose Ohio First grant to support students in STEM-related majors. First-time students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine...

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Apple releases new tracker item

Madison Knaack Reporter April 30, 2021

Friday, April 30 is the release date of the brand new Apple AirTags, which became available for pre-order April 23. Similar to the popular Tile trackers, they are small tracking tags designed to be added...

Arvind Bansal teaches AI-related courses at Kent State.

Kent State College of Computer Science announces new artificial intelligence master’s program

Zachary Shepherd reporter April 22, 2021

To match the increasing demand for AI-oriented careers, Kent State will offer an artificial intelligence master’s program in fall 2021.Kent State’s computer science department is now accepting enrollment...

A Kent State student receives help with his computer from TechHelp Friday March 3, 2017. 

Kent State TechHelp Department evolves to fit needs of students and professors

Zachary Shepherd reporter April 21, 2021

With the rapid move to online schooling happening over a year ago, the TechHelp Department at Kent State is still recovering and is already preparing for a busy fall semester.“Last year, we found ourselves...

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CARES Act funding supports updates to Franklin Hall classrooms

Austin Monigold Reporter April 6, 2021

Franklin Hall is using CARES Act funding for technology updates intended to help professors and students connect as smoothly as possible during the transition back to in-person classes and beyond.Kent...

Estridge in her classroom at the middle school she teaches. 

Sorority sisters remain close after graduating college, despite going separate ways

Jennifer Lasik reporter March 22, 2021

It’s been around eight months since Brooke Estridge, Alpha Xi Delta alum, moved to Lakeland, Florida, for the opportunity of a lifetime, leaving behind her sorority sisters who had become her best friends...

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...

Gene Shelton, professor in the Media & Journalism department.

Students and professors alike manage the positive and negative aspects of classroom technology

Zach Shepherd Reporter February 16, 2021

As vaccines become more readily available, more schools are opening up. Students and teachers are looking for ways to improve the classroom environment using technology acquired during the pandemic, but...

Video Conferencing platforms infographic

Kent State professors choose between videoconferencing platforms for classes

Madison Knaack Reporter February 15, 2021

Videoconferencing platforms are the way most Kent State students have been attending their virtual classes since the pandemic began, giving professors a few to choose from.  Some of the most used platforms...

KIC poster advertising the February bonding event where students made cards for staff members.

How KSU students are spending their Valentine’s Day

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 13, 2021

What better day than Valentine’s Day to spend with your significant other or friends? This year is particularly special because of the current pandemic, so students need to adjust and find new ways to...

The College of Architecture and Environmental Design building on KSU campus.

KSU architecture students access supercomputers to help with coursework

Jessica Ames Reporter February 13, 2021

Kent State architecture students’ ideas are brought to life through their access to supercomputers.“In the architecture program, we are constantly looking for ways to engage with the latest technology...

Kent State Scientista Co-President Nora Honkomp.

Kent State’s Scientista chapter offers women in STEM majors a place to find success

Kandra Hill Reporter October 15, 2020

Only about a quarter of people who work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are women, according to the National Girls Collaborative Project. Undergraduate women in STEM majors...

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