The digital edition of the Fall/Winter 2022-23 issue of Kent State Magazine is now available. In this issue, you can travel with Kent State University and its students around the world to learn how the university is making global education a priority and working to increase access to these life-changing experiences for all students. From programs in Europe, Africa and South America to global-inspired exhibits and events stateside, hear from students and faculty about some of the unique learning opportunities available.
The Photovoice Project is an art display that uses photography and storytelling to engage community members and encourage them to describe the strengths, weaknesses and overall health of their community.
Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design students have been commissioned to create new design concepts for a redevelopment site in Warren, Ohio, as recently featured in the Youngstown Business Journal.
Sophia Edmunds came up with a simple fashion hack and posted about the idea on TikTok last May with the idea that it might help a few friends. The video quickly went viral, amassing more than 6 million views and numerous comments from women suggesting she pitch the idea to Shark Tank.
"It was one of those massive situations that cause us to rethink the role of sports in society,” according to Kent State Associate Professor JD Ponder in reflecting on communications across the nation following the collapse of Damar Hamlin during a nationally televised NFL game.
Redshirt Senior Sincere Carry, of Farrell, PA., was named the 2022 Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year at the 23rd Greater Cleveland Sports Awards. Carry leads the Golden Flashes with 17 points and 4.9 assists per game, and he has recorded double-digits in 19 games this season, including a season-high 31 points.
Jewelry Making With FAB was an artistic and interactive activity hosted by the Flash Activities Board that turned the second floor of the Kent Student Center into a free jewelry-making station for two hours.
Professor Emeritus Laura Davis, co-creator of the May 4 Walking Tour and May 4 Visitors Center, and a witness to the 1970 Kent State shootings, shares personal reflections on singer David Crosby's ties to Kent State.
In the southwest corner of South Dakota, on the Nebraska border and at the southern end of the Badlands, sits the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. It is home to the Ogalala Lakota Nation.
This fall, faculty and students from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Kent State Salem traveled to the reservation in what has become an almost annual excursion. The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to the trips over the last three years, which made this return visit quite significant for members of the group.
When Junior Giovanni Santiago's parents said they weren't comfortable sending him all the way to Ohio from Puerto Rico, he needed an advocate to step forward in order to continue his college basketball dreams. His brother, Luis, answered the call.
The combination of passing on a love of Earth science while acting as a mentor for students is a perfect match for Eric Taylor, associate professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at Kent State University at Stark.