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Richard Berrong Outside the Cinébreiz Movie Theatre in Paimpol, France
Seventy-years after allied forces liberated the people of Paimpol, France, during WWII, Professor Richard Berrong decided to document part of the story that he felt had not been told. He traveled to France to do something he had never done -- create a documentary film. In the end, he made two and got some surprises along the way.


Arts & Culture
Kent State University’s School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art host the Student Annual, a student art exhibition on view at the Center for Visual Arts Gallery. The opening reception will take place on March 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. Multiple awards will be announced and will be on view through March 21 at the CVA Gallery, located at 325 Terrace Drive in Kent.
Student Life
Jacob Thompson, a Kent State University sophomore aeronautics and engineering major, was braving the harsh February winds during his regular commute back to the Kent Campus from his Coast Guard drill training in Port Clinton, Ohio, when tragedy struck a semi and Mr. Thompson sprang into action.
Arts & Culture
Dillard’s Inc., one of the nation’s premier and largest fashion retailers, will partner with Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising to present the school’s 2019 Annual Fashion Show, FS2.
Community & Society
For more than 55 years, leaders from Kent State University and the city of Kent have met over breakfast to foster successful collaboration between the university and the city.
Research & Science
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State University professors has come together to explore the different ways virtual reality (VR) technology can help those with developmental and cognitive impairments. “We found that we are able to blend our expertise together to create a project that will improve the health opportunities for people with cognitive impairments,” said Mary Ann Devine, Ph.D., director for the Disability Studies and Community Inclusion minor/graduate certificate.

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