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Todd Hawley, co-director of the project and associate professor of social studies teacher education.

Summer workshop to guide educators on teaching about May 4

Many events are scheduled for the coming months as the university gears up for the 50th anniversary of May 4. Among these is the “Making Meaning of May 4: The 1970 Kent State Shootings in U.S. History”...

An old family photo displayed of Jeffrey Miller and his older brother Russell playing together as children in the Our Brother Jeff exhibit at the May 4 Visitors Center on Nov. 14, 2019.

‘Our Brother Jeff’ honors Jeffrey Miller, completes May 4 victim series

Abigail Miller Features editor November 20, 2019

About one-third of the way through his family’s cross-country move from New Jersey to Los Angeles in 1976, Russell Miller stopped at Kent State’s May 4 memorial site with his wife Marlene and his 3-year-old son...

May 4 and AR: bringing the past to the present

Maria McGinnis Assigning editor November 13, 2019

As Kent State approaches the 50th anniversary of the tragedy that occurred on May 4, 1970, commemoration is becoming more and more important. Various Kent State professors, students and the May 4 Visitors...


@KSUVoices1970 social media pages bring students closer to May 4

In the wake of a technological revolution, students have a chance to see what social media would’ve been like during the times of May 4, 1970. Mindy Farmer, director of the May 4 Visitors Center, created...

Documentary aims to give details about May 4

With more than 80 events planned for the 50th commemoration of May 4, 1970, the Fire in the Heartland documentary shown regularly in Taylor Hall features a comprehensive look at the events of May 4. The...

May 4 Visitors Center hosts town hall forums

Austin Farber February 5, 2016

Students and faculty members gathered in Taylor Hall Friday afternoon to discuss the limits of our freedom of speech.The May 4 Visitors Center, along with several other sponsors, hosted a town hall style...

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