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Kent Wired

Professor Maletic was awarded with the Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award.

Kent State professor receives top research award, eye tracking and source code developments

Mateo Martin Reporter October 21, 2021

Professor Jonathan Maletic from the Department of Computer Science was awarded with the 2021 Faculty Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for his findings in eye tracking and source code research.Maletic...

Tara Smith, professor of epidemiology at Kent State.

Kent State professor receives top research award, strain similar to COVID-19

Haley Kisling Reporter October 12, 2021

Professor Tara Smith of the College of Public Health was awarded the Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for epidemiology studies. It’s the top research award at Kent State and is “for people...

How Your Immune System Works

What you need to know about a potential COVID-19 vaccine

Connor Steffen, reporter May 28, 2020

Returning to life as it was before the COVID-19 outbreak may hinge on the development and widespread availability of a coronavirus vaccine. Government scientists, biotech companies and university researchers...

What’s new with the Flu

Colleen Carroll Science reporter October 15, 2019

Flu season is just beginning to rear its ugly head and clinics are arming themselves with arsenals of vaccines. Influenza’s annual assault falls in October and can last through early spring, and it’s...

Madison MacArthur, a sophomore journalism major, blows her nose in her dorm room. She has been sick for four days.

Passing germs: an inevitable consequence of attending classes

Logan Lutton September 29, 2017

Cold season has arrived at Kent State, and students and faculty will have to manage as best they can.This onslaught of sickness is due to a combination of factors.“Everyone is just coming back to school...

Kent State associate professor Tara Smith teaches during her Epidemiology of Infectious Disease class on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

Zombie outbreak infiltrates health professor’s lesson plan

Abigail Winternitz February 16, 2017

Students may now be one step closer to surviving the zombie apocalypse — or at least one step closer to understanding how one might occur.Tara Smith, a microbiologist, infectious disease epidemiologist...

University to offer Ebola course spring semester

Samantha Ickes November 6, 2014

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson’s visit to the Akron area days before she tested positive for the Ebola virus caused concern in the Kent community, especially since three of Vinson’s relatives work on the...

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