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Kent State ranks as one of the best National Universities by U.S. News&Report
Kent State University has earned a coveted spot in the first-tier list in the Best National Universities category with its inclusion in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Kent State is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to make the first tier. This is the third time in four years that Kent State has appeared on the first tier of the Best National Universities rankings. Read More..
MA in Arabic Translation at Kent State Institute for Applied Linguistics
Starting in the Fall 2014 the international renowned translation program at Kent State University Institute for Applied Linguistics will be offering a MA in Arabic Translation.
Following the demand for qualified translators in a variety of fields such as business and commerce, medicine, science, law, and technology, Kent State University students will be trained to meet the demands of private or government markets being that in the Middle East or any other parts of the world. Read More..
Kent State Florence Summer Institute 2014 - A month that will change the rest of you life
It is with excitement that we announce that in the summer of 2014 Kent State Florence Summer Institute will start. We invite students from our partner Universities around the world to take advantage of this great program.
This is a comprehensive educational and cultural program that allows students to earn six to seven credits during a month in one of the most remarkable cities in the world. Read More..
Collaboration between Canadian and Kent State University Researchers
Kent State University was featured in the July-August 2013 issue of NAFSA-International Educator Magazine in an article about the collaboration between Canadian researchers and U.S. Institutions.
A grant was given to KSU researchers to fund a bookmaking project between Windsor, Ontario's Walkersville Collegiate School of the Arts and Ohio's Richmond Heights secondary school district. Read More..
Brazilian Student Journalists Visit Kent State,JMC
A group of Brazilian students from Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) visited Kent State University this month to work on multimedia storytelling projects focused on American media and culture.
JMC assistant professor Mitch McKenney helped Brazilian professors organized the trip. McKenney taught International Storytelling Spring 2013, and 16 Kent State students visited PUCPR in Brazil to work on their own multimedia stories. Read More..
Kent State Presidential Speaker Series Presented Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, will spoke at the third Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
Tyson’s appearance is sponsored by Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Division of Research and Sponsored Programs. Read More
Global Immersion Courses Make a Difference in Student Perspectives
Seven students delved into the history, culture and public health systems of Latin America during the inaugural Summer Intersession Course in Colombia and Panama May 20-June 3. Fourteen traveled to Geneva for the third Global Health Immersion Course, focusing on policy, held May 17-June 1. Four students took field study on global access to clean water and sanitation at the Southern Institute for Appropriate Technology (SIFAT) in Alabama May 12-25, the second year of Kent State participation.. Read more..
Kent State Students Explore Culture in Japan
Kent State students of Japanese got a crash course in cultural immersion earlier this year, thanks to the efforts of Kent State Professor of Japanese Translation, Judy Wakabayashi, who escorted two different groups to Japan in December 2012 and May 2013. Read more..
Kent State Faculty and Students Participate in the Tsukuba Summer Institute
Kent State University and University of Tsukuba reached official academic exchange agreement in March 2013.
In this summer, Drs. Steve Mitchell, Takahiro Sato, and two students Katheryn Damicone and Collin Epstein in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program at Tsukuba Summer Institute (TSI) from July 12th – 19th in 2013. Read More..
8 Kent State Professors Spent Three Weeks Teaching in Sichuan University
Eight professors from Kent State University are teaching at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, this summer as part of a partnership between both universities.
The three-week intensive summer session, known as International Course Weeks, runs through Sunday, and was an opportunity for students at Sichuan University to gain international experience from seasoned professors.Read More..
Kent State and German University Partner in Faculty Exchange Program
As part of Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton’s visions for the university, Kent State established an international exchange program with the University of Würzburg, Germany, to broaden students’ educational experiences.
The program allows undergraduate students from Kent State and the University of Würzburg to travel abroad and study at the respective universities.Read More..
Dateline Delhi: An international Storytelling Project
Eighteen Kent State students and their two professors, Gary Hanson and Mitch McKenney, spent nine days in Noida, near Delhi, in India’s Uttar Pradesh, in March 2012 to produce this multimedia collection of news and feature stories.
Their hosts at Amity University provided student-partners who served as guides, collaborators and translators. Read More..
Kent State Students Study Biology in Costa Rica over Winter Break
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Oscar Rocha, Ph.D., originally from Costa Rica, learned how eye-opening a trip there can be for American students.
“I’m always going to remember the first time I took a group of students [to Costa Rica]. It made me value a lot of the things that to me growing up in a tropical country were normal,” Rocha says. Read More..
Dateline Brazil: An International Storytelling Project
Sixteen Kent State students and their two professors, Gary Hanson and Mitch McKenney, spent two weeks in Brazil in March 2013 to produce this multimedia collection of news and feature stories.
Their hosts at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana provided student-partners who served as guides, collaborators and translators. Read More..
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