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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...

Students discuss advantages and challenges of undergraduate research

Paige Bennett October 20, 2018

Participating in undergraduate research opportunities presents both benefits and difficulties, according to students working in research laboratories.Senior biology major Ya’el Courtney said balancing...

Kent State graduate biological anthropology student Cody Ruiz speaks in Lowry Hall about his experience at Kyoto University in Japan on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.

Anthropology students learn scientific research cross-culturally in study abroad program

Tyler Haughn February 27, 2017

When anthropology assistant professor Anthony Tosi reached out to the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University, he had his future students in mind. Tosi said he wanted to give his students...

Graduate Student Senate to hold annual research event

Andrew Keiper April 18, 2016

The Graduate Student Senate will host the 31st annual Graduate Research Symposium, the largest annual research event at Kent State, this Friday on the second and third floors of the Kent State Student...

Iris Harvey, vice president for university relations, reads to children from the Child Development Center at the University Library on Thursday. Photo by Anthony Vence.

Childhood Development Center becomes International Baccalaureate School

Austin Farber March 8, 2016

Transitioning into an International Baccalaureate (IB) school, the Kent State Child Development Center continues to offer a transdisciplinary approach to learning for young students.“We are in the process...

Professor wins award in Australia for unique research thesis

Kimberly Laferty March 5, 2016

Winning an award for the first time based on research wasn’t something Leisa Gibbons, an assistant professor at Kent State's School of Library and Information Systems, expected. That is, until she was...

Kent State gains more research funding

Simon Hannig October 23, 2015

Kent State’s federal funding has reached over $25.3 million, $3 million more than last year, for its research program.Over the past 20 years, the federal government has invested $355 million in research...

Undergraduate research symposium gives students a chance

Simon Hannig October 18, 2015

The Undergraduate Research Symposium at Kent State allows students to share and present to an audience their results of on a well-researched academic topic.Undergraduate students attending any of Kent...

Michael Strickland, photo courtesy of Kent State University.

Kent State physics professor receives grant to study early universe matter

Jessa Schroeder July 23, 2015

Kent State physics researcher Michael Strickland received a two-year $307,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study a hypothetical state of matter believed to have been present milliseconds...

Kent State University assistant professor of biological sciences, Min-Ho Kim has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health for the development and further research and advancement of “nanobombs”. 

Biological sciences professor awarded grant to study wound healing

Jessa Schroeder July 16, 2015

Kent State biological sciences assistant professor Min-Ho Kim was awarded a five-year grant of more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how wounds heal.He will be researching...

Performing Arts Library to host Colloquium Series

Nick Boone April 17, 2015

The Performing Arts Library will host its two-day Colloquium Series on April 27 and 29  in the Performing Arts Library, located in D-004 of the Center for the Performing Arts.  Joe Clark, the head of...

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