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Research Uncorked
Wednesday, May 4 5:30 p.m. -  Venice Cafe Public places such as parks and streets have historically been open to the public to hold public debate and peaceful protests. The Kent State “commons,” located behind Taylor Hall, was a location in which students could gather for peaceful protest prior to the events that took place on May 4, 1970. On this day, 13 students were shot and four were killed by Ohio National Guardsman after protesting students refused to disperse.
Martha Arbogast (left) and Rachel Kozy (right) with their Silver Addy Award
The 2015 edition of the Kent State Honors College literary and arts magazine, Brainchild, has been awarded Silver twice for its elegant but striking design by the American Advertising Federation.
Elizabeth Howard
Elizabeth Howard, Ph.D., professor in the Department of English at Kent State University, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award.
Hilary Horn Ratner, 2016 Distinguished Honors Alumni Award Recipient
Hilary Horn Ratner, class of 1974, has been named the 2016 Distinguished Honors Alumni Award recipient.
Senior Honors Luncheon 2015
On April 9, the Student Center Ballroom will be filled with Honors College seniors and their family members.