Collaboration includes radio reports and documentary film
The WKSU newsroom looks back at two significant historical events, presented in collaboration with Western Reserve PBS. As the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War approaches, Western Reserve PBS (WNEO/WEAO) joins with a national PBS effort to examine ramifications that are still being felt today of that deadly conflict. A focal point of the public television station’s coverage is a broadcast on April 28 of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Last Days of Vietnam, directed by Rory Kennedy and part of PBS’ American Experience program.
The Fashion School at Kent State University is currently accepting applications for the Summer Fashion School Academy, a one-week program that introduces high school students to key areas in fashion design and merchandising.
A conference on creating healthy, sustainable communities across Ohio will take place at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center on April 13 and 14. “GreenTown at Kent” will bring together the public and private sectors from around Ohio to work toward creating healthy, sustainable communities. Attendees will experience the revitalized downtown Kent, learn how to create walkable, bikeable communities and explore topics, such as clean water, local food, outdoor space and how to create socially responsible businesses.
CNN anchor Carol Costello says she was intrigued to hear what millennials have to say about forgoing marriage.
Costello recently met with students from her alma mater, Kent State University, to share career advice. In return, she asked students about their views on marriage.
Learn more from CNN about what Costello and students had to say.
Kent State has set its sights on becoming one of the top 200 research universities in the country.
Rick Armon, from the Akron Beacon Journal, reports on how Kent State wants to double the amount of research money coming into the school in the next five years.
National Alcohol Screening Day returns to Kent State University for its 15th year. National Alcohol Screening Day is a promotional outreach effort to reduce and prevent at-risk drinking by providing anonymous screening for alcohol-use disorders. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Kent Student Center.
Kent State Grad Killed in the Line of Duty Honored Through 5K Run, Book Release and Hollywood Movie
Army 1st Lt. Ashley White-Stumpf always had a smile on her face. Those who knew her will never forget the tenderness and incredible strength behind it.
Kent State University freshman Javier Ojeda risked losing it all if surgery to stop bleeding in his brain did not go as planned. Ojeda faced losing the use of his arms, going into a coma, or even dying.
But the night before Easter, Ojeda amazingly walked out of the hospital.
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