News Archive

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:43am
Jhariah Wadkins, a senior communications studies major in Kent State University's College of Communication and Information, encourages young people to keep this fight against racism going and to not let up.
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 1:10pm
On June 19, people across the country celebrate Juneteenth, the commemoration of the day in 1865 when enslaved black Americans in Galveston, Texas, got the news that the Civil War had ended, and they were now free.
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 11:26am
I wonder, how do I decide how to act in recognition of that disturbing dynamic? Michael Kavulic, Ph.D., director of research strategic initiatives in Kent State University’s Division of Research and Sponsored Programs, shares his inner thoughts as an ally.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 2:55pm
The National Science Foundation believes Kent State University mathematicians Artem Zvavitch, Ph.D., and Dmitry Ryabogin, Ph.D., are having worthwhile conversations about some age-old unsolved problems, and it has provided support to keep the discussion going for another three ye...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 2:09pm
George Floyd's death focused light on what had been America’s ugly secret, the killing of black men by law enforcement officers at a rate far greater than any other race. Wayne Dawson, WJW Fox 8 anchor and Kent State University alumnus, offers his take on what's at stake for Amer...
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 4:21pm
About 300 people attended the first in a series of virtual town halls as the Kent State community addresses systemic racism by learning, listening and taking action as a collective.
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 1:30pm
Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, As we continue to listen, learn and navigate all that is happening in our communities, Kent State University is using town hall forums as meaningful ways to engage and to develop actionable steps to shape a better future for all of our community...
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 9:24am
Mwatabu S. Okantah, associate professor in Kent State University’s Department of Pan-African Studies, shares his perspective as someone who first arrived at Kent State in September 1970 as a student. Nearly 50 years later, he is an associate professor at the university.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:31am
Is this America? Where popular culture is largely represented by Black culture? Where musicians, artists, and athletes can be praised and celebrated for their talents, but criminalized for their skin color? Mike Daniels shares his insight. 

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