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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Grant awarded to Kent State invests in anti-cancer therapy research

Alton Northup, Senior Reporter April 21, 2022

Kent State pharmacology, physiology and biological chemistry research departments are set to receive a $454,327 grant that will help researchers and students lay the groundwork for new anti-cancer therapies. While...

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...

David Hassler is the director of the Wick Poetry Center.

Wick Poetry collaborates with professors, Center for Earth Ethics for Earth Stanzas project

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter May 2, 2021

The university launched numerous projects and efforts for Earth Month to get the community involved. David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center, collaborated with the Center for Earth Ethics at...

This illustration shows the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft departing asteroid Bennu to begin its two-year journey back to Earth.

NASA mission will zoom by asteroid before returning sample to Earth

Ashley Strickland, CNN January 30, 2021

(CNN) -- A NASA spacecraft that took a sample from an asteroid 200 million miles away now has a plan to come back home.On May 10, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will leave the near-Earth asteroid Bennu and...

Kent State Scientista Co-President Nora Honkomp.

Kent State’s Scientista chapter offers women in STEM majors a place to find success

Kandra Hill Reporter October 15, 2020

Only about a quarter of people who work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are women, according to the National Girls Collaborative Project. Undergraduate women in STEM majors...

Sidney Cannon-Bailey, an engineering grad student from the University of Pittsburgh, suits up in a blouse decorated with plants to show how they can be seen as a technology and that being around them improves the quality of one’s life on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. 

Sixth annual Fashion/Tech Hackathon couples clothing, innovation

Sophia Iannelli January 27, 2019

From headbands that track a baby’s temperature to jackets covered in plants, the variety of products presented at this year’s Fashion/Tech Hackathon was vast.Students from across the nation gathered...

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...

Vice President Riley Weatherholt and President Tara Rogers of Kent States undergraduate chapter of Scientista.

Female science majors discuss challenges of being heard

Paige Bennett September 22, 2018

Despite holding 47 percent of U.S. jobs in 2015, women filled only 24 percent of positions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, otherwise known as STEM, according to the U.S. Department...

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...

Jamil Wright, a rising 10th grader at Akron’s NIHF STEM High School, works with other I Promise students on their team brand identity on June 18 at Kent State University.

How the partnership between The LeBron James Family Foundation and Kent State came to be

Simon Hannig June 21, 2018

The LeBron James Family Foundation and Kent State announced this week they have agreed to a partnership.According to WKYC, the I PROMISE high school students will live on the Kent campus from Monday through...

Members of Ocean Motion pick up trash on the beach. 

A Kent State club is making an environmental impact

Emelia Sherin March 16, 2018

The Kent State Marine Conservation club, Ocean Motion, is an environmentally friendly organization that invites students to participate in being involved in nature and developing a green thumb.Alexandra...

The Integrated Sciences Building.

Grand opening of science building sees integration of students, faculty, donors

Logan Lutton September 16, 2017

Science is now officially on display after the grand opening of the Integrated Sciences Building Friday.The event began in the Timken Foundation Active Learning Classroom, where attendees listened to speeches...

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