Wick Poetry Center News

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:14am
Nearly a half century ago, sparks from a passing train not only set fire to oil-slicked debris on the Cuyahoga River, which sent flames five-stories high, it ignited the river’s reputation as one of the most polluted in the United States. Since then, clean-up efforts have helped...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 2:04pm
Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University to Receive $90,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts  
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 4:00am
There are no right or wrong answers when it comes to sharing a poem, youngsters in the Skeels Summer Youth Program learned recently. And writing a poem can be a lot of fun, especially when you team up to do it. 
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:18pm
Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center to benefit from grant
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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 12:10pm
The Ford Foundation to Support the Poetry Coalition with $200,000 Grant
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 1:54pm
  1. The pageant of digits comprising the number pidoesn’t stop at the page’s edge.It goes on across the table, through the air,over a wall, a leaf, a bird’s nest, clouds, straight into the sky,through all the bottomless, bloated heavens.Oh how brief – a mouse tail, a pigtail...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:09pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 6:48pm
  On Earth Day, tens of thousands turned out for the March for Science in Washington, D.C., despite the rain, celebrating ideas, facts, and empirical data while chastising climate science deniers.
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Inside the Poets for Science tent, Kim Roberts was giving a workshop on poems about insects and spiders.  
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 2:33pm
David Ruth by Clint Datchuk   Thousands of marchers dressed in lab coats and brain hats carried pro-science messages as they gathered in the rain at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Saturday morning with a common goal: inform the public that science matters.