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Arts & Culture

A multi-generational and interactive arts festival featuring over 33 activities, live entertainment and food trucks.

 

A Kent State University fashion student used her passion for design to turn an Akron woman’s collection of 1,500 Netflix envelopes into a dress masterpiece.

Mark Whitmore Ph.D., an assistant professor of management and information systems at Kent State University's College of Business Administration, shared his expertise on how the public comprehends fake news in today’s society with the investment research firm Morningstar.

The #metoo movement has propelled the world into discussing issues around sexual assault and abuse, but what happens when survivors come together and turn these shared negative experiences into a positive source of healing?  Megan Taylor, junior Studio Art, Textiles major at Kent State University, is doing just that. When she is not creating art and music, she is on a mission to help survivors of sexual violence heal from their trauma.  Inspired to name the group after a song she wrote, Taylor founded the More Than A Body project (MTAB) two years ago.

Members of the Kent State University Women’s Chorus pour their hearts, time and love for music into their work, and it has led to tremendous growth of the organization with nearly 70 members this year.

For Maxwell Rees, portraying a teen on the autism spectrum in the Weathervane Playhouse production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" was more than just being in the spotlight; it was about shining a spotlight on autism and its effects on individuals, their families and the community.

This semester, Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, an Ohio Center of Excellence, added a new graduate-level educational experience to its highly nationally and internationally ranked offerings. The new program, a Master of Fashion Industry Studies (M.F.I.S.), is the first of its kind in the academic world. 

Evening to include Grammy-nominated, Tony-winning performers and significant modernist artist 

Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising is once again ranked high among the nation’s elite, according to Fashion-schools.org.

The Kent State University Museum announces the appointment of Sarah J. Rogers as its new director. Ms. Rogers has been active in the arts and nonprofit arena for more than 25 years in a variety of roles, which include curating, museum management, fundraising, communications and marketing, donor relations and community engagement.

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