Artifacts of May 4, 1970 – a survivor’s jacket, a gas mask and gun shell casing – tell a story that’s not often accessible to the general public. Assistant Professor Abe Avnisan and students in his digital sciences capstone course will bring these artifacts’ stories to life via the exhibit “May 4: Through the Looking Glass.”
Community & Society
Melissa Harris-Perry to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Kent State’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
On Friday, Jan. 24, members of the Kent State University community and the general public will gather to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will start at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This year’s keynote speaker is Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D., the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, television host, author and political commentator.
Terry Schwarz, director of the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC), home to Kent State’s urban design graduate program, as well as public service activities of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, was recently featured on News 5 Cleveland.
Ohio College2Careers Creates Opportunity and Encouragement for Students with Disabilities at Kent State
When human development and family studies major Katherine Schroeder heard about the Ohio College2Careers program coming to Kent State University for her first semester of sophomore year, Schroeder was determined to learn about what the program could offer her. After applying, Schroeder has been given the support she had been looking for in her college experience.
Researchers at Kent State University were featured on Spectrum News 1 discussing the development and implementation of their drug prevention infrastructure for three Ohio counties.