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Fabio Polanco is a associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and co-chair of the CARE committee. 

Kent State CARE committee members share insights on new Anti-Racism and Equity Institute

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

The Community, Anti-Racism, and Equity committee is a “permanent standing committee” within the School of Theatre and Dance, according to its website. The website states that the committee was created...

Madeline Sterling is a junior nursing major at Kent State and she was able to participate in a research study last summer as a part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.

SURE program funds student researchers to conduct faculty-supervised research projects

Morgan Boyd Reporter April 28, 2021

Last summer in the summer research program, junior nursing major Madeline Sterling had the opportunity to participate in a research study involving how environmental factors relate to the emergency room....

Robert Clements is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. 

Kent State professor conducts research to integrate computer science, biomedical data processing

Morgan Boyd Reporter April 9, 2021

As demand for advances that speed up data analysis and allow for less human error continues to increase, associate professor Robert Clements is studying to develop technologies to evaluate medical data...

Caitlin Woodward is a junior nursing major at Kent State University. 

Kent State student’s research into the Careol project impacts her perspective on nursing

Morgan Boyd Reporter March 31, 2021

Last semester, as a part of her honors course work in the nursing program, senior Caitlin Woodward had to collaborate with a faculty member to conduct research. Originally hoping to find a study based...

Ellen Glickman is the director of the school of Health and Human Services. Glickman is a collaborator of Lisa Audet.

Brazil program adapts virtually, collaborations with Brazilian universities continue

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 27, 2021

Sending Kent State speech pathology majors to Brazil to work with children diagnosed with autism has been a yearly tradition until recent years when the pandemic cancelled this past year’s trip and put...

A porch portrait of Suzy DEnbeau, her mom, Mimi and her kids. 

PERSONAL ESSAY: Students support, give back to faculty who are also struggling during pandemic

Suzy D'Enbeau Contributor March 23, 2021

For most of the pandemic, I was drowning like just about every other working mother, trying to homeschool while also doing my full-time job as an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies....

The presentation of the winner of the 2020 annual undergraduate symposium. The research study was done by Caroline Nitirahardjo for the biological science field and focused on the association between mosquito spread and neurodegenerative diseases. 

Students to showcase research in virtual symposium, compete for a cash prize

Morgan Boyd Reporter March 12, 2021

Instead of creating poster boards and setting up at the Student Center, students will present their research projects virtually as part of the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium later this semester.  Scheduled...

The Board of Trustees approved the Anti-Racism and Equity Institute in a Zoom meeting Wednesday. Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented the proposal at the Academic Excellence and Student Success Committee meeting March 4.

Board of Trustees approves Anti-Racism and Equity Institute, amid the racial climate

Kelly Krabill Reporter March 10, 2021

The university’s plan to establish diversity will be the new focus of an institution approved by the Board of Trustees in a Zoom meeting Wednesday.The Anti-Racism and Equity Institute will host faculty,...

2019’s scholars of the McNair Scholars Program.

McNair Scholars Program offers opportunities to build research experiences, professional development

Cameron Aloway Reporter March 3, 2021

The mission of the McNair Scholars Program is to provide students with transformative research experiences, exceptional faculty mentorship and intentional professional and personal development. The deadline...

Joshua Fine (center) poses for a picture at the the Kent State PhoneCenter in 2019.

Students connect with alumni through PhoneCenter even during coronavirus pandemic

Zoë Blank Reporter March 3, 2021

Student callers are raising money and building relationships with alumni and student peers from home with the Kent State PhoneCenter.The PhoneCenter is a branch of the Annual Fund which promotes the university...

Whisky among his toys. The Family Dog Project research team is investigating on these exceptionally talented dogs.

Some dogs can learn new words after hearing them only four times

Amy Woodyatt, CNN January 29, 2021

(CNN) -- Some talented dogs can learn new words after hearing them only four times, according to a new study.Most dogs do not learn words unless they are extensively trained -- but a team of researchers...

Professor receives $450,000 grant for oxytocin research

Paige Bennett October 27, 2018

A Kent State professor received a $450,000 grant for her research on oxytocin and how it may be involved in the brain development of males and females.The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child...

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