Category Archives: WSU History

50 Years Ago: Remembering the Kent State Shootings

In looking back at the Kent State tragedy of May 4, 1970, when four students engaged in protest of the Vietnam War were shot and killed by members of the Ohio National Guard, it seems appropriate to reflect on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Boonshoft School of Medicine’s 1st Graduates

Happy anniversary to the inaugural class of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, who this year are celebrating their 40th anniversary. After the establishment of the new school by the Ohio legislature in 1973, the charter class of medical students began … Continue reading

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Celebrating African-Americans Who Helped Shape WSU- Part 3

In our 3rd installment in the series, Dr. Oris Carter Amos, Professor Emeritus of the College of Education and Human Services, discusses some of her groundbreaking work in the development of a certification program in the education of the severely … Continue reading

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