College of Arts & Sciences News

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 3:56pm
Over half of the described species in the world are insects. Although many people think of insects as pests, they play vital roles and have a big impact on our invaluable ecosystems, as pollinators, helping break down wastes, and as an essential food source for many other organis...
Monday, September 19, 2022 - 10:46am
Saying "yes" to everything landed Kathryn Burns in the middle of New Jersey's coastal wetlands  
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 2:59pm
The Nkafu Policy Institute recently appointed Ghana native Felix Kumah-Abiwu, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Africana Studies at Kent State University, one of its Non-Resident Fellows in Governance & Democracy.
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 11:02am
Kent State University’s newest anthropologist, Assistant Professor Aldo Cimino, Ph.D., has made it his life’s work to understand the causes and consequences of hazing, including the possible generation of solidarity. He and his co-author recently published an...
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 2:18pm
The College of Arts and Sciences wishes to congratulate David Disabato, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, who recently landed a tenure-track faculty position at Baldwin Wallace University, near Cleveland!
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 2:51pm
ATHENA Akron, a women’s leadership organization in Summit County, Ohio, has named Angela Neal-Barnett, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, its winner of the 2022 ATHENA Akron Leadership Awa...
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 2:05pm
Sometimes it just takes a small spark to ignite a fire within you. For Anna Mika, who started as a geology major her freshman year and switched to anthropology the following year, that spark came in 2017 while taking an Anthropology course called North America’s Ice Aged Hunters...
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 8:32am
Autism spectrum disorder is a group of neurodevelopmental disabilities characterized by social communication deficits and stereotypic behaviors. Currently, little is known about the cellular and molecular mechanisms of autism spectrum disorder, but the research of Kent State Asso...
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 12:00am
The development of liquid crystal technology in Northeast Ohio - and specifically at Kent State University - is an important part of the region’s and university’s legacies and ongoing global impact.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 9:00am
Congratulations to Drs. Metin Eren, Department of Anthropology, Angela Neal-Barnett, Department of Psychological Sciences, and Mietek Jaroniec, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, who are 2022 recipients of the President’s Faculty Excellence Award.