Global Reach

Students at the American Academy celebrate commencement. Last spring, American Academy student Maria Cecília Sucharski learned that COVID-19 would restrict students from attending in-person classes on the Brazilian campus. However, Sucharski was happy to learn first-hand that faculty for the dual enrollment program were equipped to deliver an optimal remote experience. “The professors actually seemed...

Detail of Romanian ensemble from Transylvania As of Feb. 2, the Kent State University Museum has reopened to the public and is excited to announce its newest exhibition, “Stitched: Regional Dress Across Europe.” This is the first new exhibition to open in 2021. “Stitched” will be on display from February 2021 through December 2021, and it features 75 pieces exclusive to the museum’s...

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. GURI is led by Kent State...

U.S. Election Analysis 2020 Cover Since 2015, Bournemouth University’s Center for Health and Media Research has conducted an election analysis, including rapid responses and contributions from several leading U.S. and international academics. Danielle Sarver Coombs, Ph.D., professor in the School of Media and Journalism at Kent State University, expressed that the report is...

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Photo of the necks of beer bottles lined up at an angle While it's no secret that many college students drink alcohol, how COVID-19 affected these behaviors and patterns is the focus of recent research published in the journal Addictive Behaviors by Kent State University’s William Lechner, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, and...

Image of a silhouette with a missing puzzle piece in the mind and a hand holding it. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, MMPI, is a standardized psychometric test that was first published by the University of Minnesota Press in 1943 and quickly became the gold standard for assessing psychopathology. Kent State University has played a key role throughout the history of this test and a Kent State faculty member led the...

The Dual-enrollment Program American Academy Celebrates its First Commencement A true milestone in the concept of international education, the American Academy celebrated its first Commencement in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, on Sept. 25. The American Academy is a dual-enrollment program jointly operated by Kent State University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR). The program’s curriculum follows a...

Run The World Flyer The sixth annual Run the World 5K run/walk to sponsor Kent State University’s study abroad scholarships is going virtual this year. For the first time, fans of Run the World from all over the world can participate remotely in this event designed to support student participation in international education. Registration is available at...

Duncan Visiting Hsinbyume Pagoda, Sagaing Region, Myanmar Kiana Duncan, ‘18, developed a passion for traveling during her time at Kent State University, always taking advantage of every opportunity she had to study abroad and get new experiences. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 2018, Duncan has been able to turn that love into her career. While at Kent State, Duncan was...

A Women on a Computer Video Call Due to the pandemic, the English as a Second Language (ESL) Center at Kent State University recently moved its English Conversation Partner program online. Once an in-person activity only, the program’s transitioning to a remote environment has actually opened up new opportunities, such as involvement from alumni and additional unique groups and...