Biology

Honors College student Betty Sterling beams with a passion for animals, so she was ecstatic to take on a fitting internship opportunity with the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center. After receiving an email from the biological sciences department about an intriguing internship opportunity, the second-year commuter changed her usual co...

Honors College student Richie Dell poses in his baseball uniform holding a baseball.

Richie Dell, a senior molecular biology major, has navigated the last three years as a Kent State University Honors College student as well as a pitcher for the Kent State Men’s Baseball team. With extra coursework from Honors-level classes and playing a Division I sport, he always has to be in tip-top shape - whether on the pitching mound...

Honors College student and Division I gymnast, Kyndall Gilbert.

Kyndall Gilbert is a junior Honors College student studying biology and pre-medicine at Kent State University. Along with completing her school work and preparing for medical school, she is a crucial member of the Kent State Women’s Gymnastics team, where she primarily competes in the vault bar and floor events.  Per...

Image of COVID 19 cells

Jean Engohang-Ndong, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, has been closely following the development of vaccines for COVID-19. He credits advances in science for helping researchers to develop vaccines in a short period of time. “We can do things that we would not have been able to do 50 yea...

Neurons

The College of Arts and Sciences invites you to join us for the sixth annual Neuroscience Symposium on April 25-26, 2018 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. This year's topic is "The Neuroscience of the Healthy Brain," with John Cryan, PhD, as our keynote speaker on Wednesday April 25 at 7 p.m. Dr. Cryan is a pro...

Kent State Columbiana County Campuses

  Kent Salem Hosts Horticulture Entrepreneurship Seminar Salem, Ohio – Kent State University at Salem hosted a gathering of students and industry experts for a horticulture/entrepreneurship seminar named “What Makes Us Grow.” Students from Kent State Salem, Columbiana County Career and Technical Center and the Mahoning County ...

Kent State Columbiana County Campuses

Kent State Salem Receives Rotary Donation Salem – Kent State University at Salem recently received a check for $1,500 from the Salem Rotary Club, earmarked to help the campus’s Discovery Garden grow. The Discovery Garden is an outdoor classroom where individuals can “learn, grow, live and laugh.” Students in the horticulture program...

Demonstrations on our color vision, sweet receptors on your tongue and laboratory rats’ blood pressure are just a few tactics John Johnson, Ph.D., biology professor at Kent State University, uses in his classroom to keep his students engaged. And it works. Current medical student and Kent State alumnus Justin Kaufmann, ’14, who ...

John Johnson, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent Campus  is among the finalists for the distinguished teaching award.  Ten faculty finalists were chosen from a group of more than 250 nominations for this year’s 47th Annual Kent State University Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award. The three recipients of the awar...

BSCI Information Fair on Tuesday, October 21st, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center rooms 306A-C and 310. Learn about careers in biological sciences, including human and veterinary medicine, environmental and conservation management, research, zoological parks/aquaria and other allied health professions.This event will b...