Fall 2016 Magazine Videos

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Distinctive Design

An opening-day tour of the new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design

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International Voices

The making of a special revival of Act II of “Clytemnestra,” which was performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company at Kent State to honor the dance’s composer, Halim El-Dabh, and his celebrated 1958 musical collaboration with legendary dancer Martha Graham

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An interview with William Auld, associate professor of theatre at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, who is certified in “performer rigging”—how to fly people on wires for live events

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Take Note

At her State of the University address in October, President Beverly Warren expressed her vision for a reimagined public research university, where “the priorities for academic excellence, access and affordability not only coexist but merge as critical elements of a high-quality, distinctive learning environment.” She named this vision The Kent State Promise.

This redesigned issue of the university magazine demonstrates some of the tangible ways Kent State is delivering on that promise, guided by the university’s six-year plan, A Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State.

In her new column, President Warren points to Kent State’s legacy of cultivating civil discourse and meaningful voice, more important today than ever.

The feature highlighting educational technology professor Richard Ferdig offers valuable insights into how digital tools can help us understand the world while also advancing the university’s commitment to community-engaged research. 

A series of photographic portraits and brief stories introduces us to a dozen individuals who represent Kent State’s increasingly diverse community and its global competitiveness priority. 

The profile of Anita Bradley ’95 and her fight to transform lives in the face of addiction illustrates how Kent State alumni are bettering our society.

These stories, among others, exemplify the promise of Kent State University. Thank you for the role you play in ensuring this is a promise kept.