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Kent Wired

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...

Vice president of regional campuses and dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies candidates Margaret (Peggy) Shadduck, David M. Dees, and Jennie J. Gallimore.

Vice president for regional campuses candidates give presentations

Jessica Cobb, reporter Megan McSweeney, reporter November 5, 2020

Three final candidates with differing backgrounds and experiences gave presentations for the position of vice president for regional campuses this past week.Each candidate was asked to discuss the challenges...

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...

Betsy Kling.

Paving a path for the women of STEM

Maria McGinnis March 19, 2019

Women make up half of the college-educated workforce in the United States, but only 29 percent of the science and engineering workforce. In 2016, only 35 percent of chemists in the field were women, according...

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...

College of Aeronautics and Engineering celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Robyn Berardi September 21, 2018

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month for the first time in the college’s history.The celebration began Thursday with the Seminar on Hispanic Contributions to...

Kent State researchers help local high school compete in STEM contest

Alexandra Seibt February 25, 2016

Richard Dudley, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) teacher at Coventry High School in Akron, Ohio and his STEM students are state winners of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest and received...

Scientistas fight the leaky pipe phenomenon

Gabrielle Woodard November 11, 2015

A phenomenon called the "leaky pipe" describes the number of women dropping out of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.Scientistas, an organization located on college campuses across...

Scientistas go to symposium in New York

Gabrielle Woodard October 23, 2015

The Kent State chapter of the Scientistas attended the Scientista Symposium Oct. 16 through 18 in New York City, the symposium is an opportunity for members to network with professionals in the STEM field.The...

Our View: Career Choices

KS Staff April 15, 2015

Summary: According to an analytic list of the best and worst jobs, some of the best jobs fall only in math and sciences. For many students who came to study majors that don’t relate to those subjects,...

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