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Kent State researchers study viral messages

Gabrielle Woodard December 6, 2015

Imagine there is an earthquake in Kent. As normal college students, the first place a student goes to for more information is Twitter. But amongst all the tweets, the student is unable to find information...

Students take group photo to show solidarity to the University of Missouri on Nov.19, 2015

Black Lives Matter and race relations at Kent State

Gabrielle Woodard November 29, 2015

With the recent protests at the University of Missouri and Black Lives Matter activism across the country, race relations is something many people are starting to pay attention to, including Kent State.Students...

Kent State professor specializes in middle eastern studies

Gabrielle Woodard November 23, 2015

A political science professor who specializes in middle eastern studies stresses that his true Egyptian experience is not like the news depicts.With all of the unrest in the Middle East, associate professor...

Smart pill dispenser could change the way people take medication

Gabrielle Woodard November 22, 2015

Two Kent State psychology professors, Dr. Anthony Sterns and Dr. Joel Hughes, have created an automatic pill dispenser that not only reminds people to take their medication by lighting up, but also by...

Photo courtesy of Maxim Dzero

Kent State physics professor receives grant for research

Gabrielle Woodard October 29, 2015

Physics professor Maxim Dzero recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund his research project titled, “Spins and Knots: The Rise of Topology in F-Orbital Materials.”The...

Kent State to break ground on new science building

Gabrielle Woodard September 29, 2015

Kent State is breaking ground for the new Integrated Sciences Building this Friday.The building will connect to the existing Williams Hall on the Science Mall and will add classrooms, instructional labs...

Hiroshi Yokoyama, director of Kent States Liquid Institute, poses for a portrait outside of the third floor laboratory that will be the primary facility for incoming students of a new Liquid Crystal masters program in fall of 2015. Yokoyama will direct the new program.

Liquid Crystal Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary

Gabrielle Woodard September 25, 2015

The Liquid Crystal Institute (LCI) at Kent State celebrated its fiftieth anniversary on the same day its original founder, Glenn H. Brown, would have celebrated his 100th birthday.There were about 200...

Laura Schuch is a PhD candidate in geography researching the prevalence and distribution of lead paint in older structures in Akron neighborhoods. With her is Professor of Geography Andrew Curtis.

Kent State doctoral student making progress in lead exposure research

Gabrielle Woodard September 17, 2015

A geography doctoral student has paired with Akron Children’s Hospital to use research technology to prevent high lead levels in children in Akron neighborhoods for the past two years.Laura Schuch, who...

Ken Ditlevson, director of the LGBTQ+ Center stands in his office. THE LGBTQ+ Center offers Safe Space Ally training in order to create an inclusive space on campus for all people.

LGBTQ Student Center hosts Safe Space Ally Training

Gabrielle Woodard September 10, 2015

Kent State strives to create an inclusive place for all people on campus by offering Safe Space Ally Training through the LGBTQ Student Center.Recently, a Kentucky county clerk has created a stir by refusing...

PRSSA nominates new officers for 2015-16 year

Sabrina Scott April 30, 2015

The Public Relations Student Society of America, or PRSSA, Kent chapter is now looking at a more inclusive and energetic year after recently being nominated as the best chapter in the nation.PRSSA Kent...

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