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Kent State University student Mallory Woods, who is currently studying in Florence, Italy, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Award. (Photo credit: Stefano Passerini)

In an impressive close to her undergraduate career, Kent State University Honors College senior Mallory Woods was recently awarded the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Award (ETA). A native of Fairview, Pennsylvania, Woods is completing a major in translation with a Spanish concentration and minors in economics and Italian studies while also finishing a certificate program in teaching English as a foreign language. 

Photos of the We the People display in downtown Cuyahoga Falls

Kent State University is merging research with global connections in the Global Understanding Research Initiative (GURI). The recently displayed “We the People” and the upcoming “Import/Export” exhibition provide cultural kaleidoscopes with local and international reflectors.

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Etruscan tombs at Orvieto, Italy — about 45 northwest from where Dr. Sarah Harvey and her colleagues discovered a likely Etruscan necropolis in summer 2019.

High school students from Portage County and surrounding areas hold Chinese hand fans during a past STARTALK Summer Foreign Language Camp at Kent State.

While the daily news is full of tumultuous conversations about Russia and China, Kent State University has been helping some area high school students learn to converse in Russian and Chinese to facilitate greater global understanding and a less contentious tomorrow.