Global Impact

Update Recycle Eclipse Glasses

After the eclipse, Flashes can do their part to promote sustainability  by recycling their eclipse glasses for use by viewers of future eclipses around the world. 

Holi 2024

In late March, groups of Indian students on campus celebrated the popular and significant Hindu festival of Holi. 

Kent State Classics professor Sarah Harvey, Ph.D., dig at a site in Italy

Sarah Harvey, Ph.D., explains how photogrammetry helps advance her archaeological study.

Kent State graduates

When you hear the word pageant, it likely conjures up images of tiaras, swimsuit competitions and ladies crying as they clutch an armful of roses on a brightly lit stage. But Lorain, Ohio, native and Kent State University alumna Monica Burgett, Ph.D., has triumphed on a pageant circuit that doesn’t include sparkling tiaras or bathing suit competitions. This time, the pageant celebrated contestants for their brilliant minds.

Fall 2023 Fullbright scholars giving their presentations

International Fulbright scholars studying at Kent State presented their plans addressing vital issues in their home countries. 

New Frontiers Education 360 Summit stage in Ecuador

Read Center Director Amanda Johnson, Ph.D., speaks at international education summit with esteemed guests like Ecuador's president in the audience

Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, gives a welcome address to open Peace Education in an Era of Crisis, a global peace conference in Kigali, Rwanda, sponsored by Kent State University, the University of Rwanda, and the Aegis Trust.

Peace Education in an Era of Crisis, a global peace conference dedicated to promoting peace through education, opened Tuesday, July 11, in Kigali, Rwanda, with delegates from throughout the United States and 14 countries participating. 

Brazilian educators at Cleveland sign

A group of educators from Brazil spent two weeks at Kent State participating in workshops and field trips to area schools. 

Brazilian educators at Cleveland sign

Educators from Brazil visited Northeast Ohio institutions for inspirations in innovative teaching. 

American Academy students petting a capybara in Curitiba.

Capybaras are part of the American Academy experience at PUCPR in Curitiba, Brazil.