Wick Poetry Center News

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 9:51am
Today’s Flashes of Inspiration features David Hassler, director of Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center, who is sharing the poem, “Thank You, Tree.”  
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 10:04am
Kent State University is launching a series of videos showcasing the talents of our faculty and staff aimed at providing an uplifting respite from the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 3:30pm
The Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University are launching Earth Stanzas, an interactive poetry project in honor of Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world on April 22....
Earth Stanzas
Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 2:48pm
The Wick Poetry Center and Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary launch Earth Stanzas, an interactive online Earth Day Poetry Project April 19, 2020 Kent, OH / New York, NY
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 11:12am
David Hassler is the director of the Wick Poetry Center, where he oversees the local and national Wick projects, works with students and collaborates with other programs across campus. We asked him 10 questions about Kent, Kent State, poetry and, of course, how he's keeping himse...
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:28pm
During Governor Mike DeWine’s COVID-19 press conference on March 22 announcing an Ohio stay-at-home order, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said, “I know it feels like life is shutting down, but I feel like life is waking us up.” At the Wick Poetry Center, we beli...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:25pm
During this time of isolation and uncertainty, we are working at the Wick Poetry Center to share our outlets for self-expression and reflection. This is a role poetry has always played in our lives.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 12:29pm
During this time of crisis when we must rely on accurate, science-based information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, the Wick Poetry Center would like to share news of the ...
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 10:48am
Whiteaker Middle School eighth-grader Rachael Lang hadn’t heard of the Kent State massacre until two of her teachers covered it in class this year. But when the idealistic 14-year-old learned how the Ohio National Guard opened fire on unarmed college students protesting the bombi...
Poets for Science Exhibit
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:32pm
The Communication of Science and Technology program will host the Wick Poetry Center’s Traveling Stanzas: Poets for Science exhibit Feb. 3-5 at the Engineering and Science Building atrium/lobby.