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Lique Coolen is a neuroscience professor and the associate dean for the College of Arts & Sciences. Coolen has studied neuroscience for 26 years, focusing in areas of research like reproduction. Courtesy of Kent State University 

Choose Ohio First grant awarded to Kent State; four STEM programs added

Kelly Krabill Reporter May 8, 2021

Kent State has been awarded $3.5 million from the Choose Ohio First grant to support students in STEM-related majors. First-time students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine...

Kent State’s neuroscience club offers members a multitude of opportunities

Kandra Hill Teaching reporter October 6, 2020

Although Kent State introduced a neuroscience undergraduate degree program last fall, the neuroscience club has existed on campus since 2018. “The neuroscience club started two years ago as a way to...

Neuroscience Major

Neuroscience degree offered beginning Fall 2019

Paige Bennett November 1, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience in Fall 2019.Expanding the neuroscience program has been one of university’s goals for over 25 years, James...

Sleep Cartoon

Sleep plays significant role in academic success, decision-making

Paige Bennett September 8, 2018

Attending classes, participating in student organizations, studying for exams and working jobs.For college students, managing these priorities often means losing out on sleep. 60 percent of college students...

Kent State student to take part in neuroscience program

Emelia Sherin March 8, 2018

A Kent State student and sprouting female scientist was accepted into a summer internship program at  The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for summer 2018.Ya'el Courtney, a senior biology major, is...

Neuroscience research collaborates with English department in new study

Emelia Sherin February 22, 2018

Researchers on campus are recording the thoughts and actions of students on the autism spectrum to better understand how to improve teaching methods in composition and writing.“A study I had published...

Symposium to explore obesity’s effects on brain

Hannah Reed April 1, 2014

Kent State’s second annual neuroscience symposium will be held at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent on Thursday and Friday.The symposium will run from 7 p.m. to 9:15...

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