Last summer, as the Taliban took over Afghanistan, many Afghans fled the country. Some landed in Akron, where a network of volunteers and government, nonprofit and educational organizations were waiting.
Each year, the School of Media and Journalism’s Diversity and Globalization Committee recognizes students and their work with The Robert G. McGruder Student Award for Diversity, in honor of the late Robert G McGruder, a 1963 Kent State University graduate, and a trail-blazing journalist.
A new interactive exhibit from the Wick Poetry Center that encouraged visitors to explore the history of student protest through the Kent State shootings, has opened in the Kent Student Center as part of May 4 commemoration activities.
Assistant Professor Abraham Avnisan is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is found at the intersection of image, text and code, often centering on culture and justice. His latest artistic development examines the incarceration business in the United States, specifically related to youth incarceration