College of Arts and Sciences

Image of cells For students going into the medical research field, having a chance to learn, succeed, fail and be inspired under the supervision of an accomplished researcher during their education is a priceless experience. This experiential learning would not be possible without outside funding, and now, students in Manabu Kurokawa’s lab can elevate their...

Kent State student volunteer for Global Vaccine Poem project What would you say to the COVID-19 vaccine? Would you summarize your experience during the pandemic? Would you focus on your hopes for the future?   The Global Vaccine Poem project is a collaboration between the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, and the...

LaunchNET Kent State

Nico Rushh, owner of Pure Sodalite In partnership with the Kent State LGBTQ+ Center, LaunchNET is celebrating our entrepreneur diversity this week for Trans Week of Visibility   Alumni entrepreneur Nico (they/them) has been selling beautiful crystals through their business Pure Sodalite and has been a valued LaunchNET client for a number of...

The University Library is located in the heart of the Kent State University campus. U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State University in the top 20 Best Library and Information Studies Programs in the country in its 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. Kent State is the only Ohio institution included in this ranking. Overall, Kent State is recognized in 12 new national rankings in the 2022 edition of Best Graduate...

Photo of a filled bookcase An h-index is a metric frequently used within the scientific field to determine the productivity and impact of someone’s work based on their various publications over a certain period of time. According to the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), the average chemistry professor has an h-index...

Division of Research & Sponsored Programs

Research ship in the Arctic One of Kent State University’s newest faculty members in the Department of Geology has already made her mark with the recent publication of her and her colleagues’ work to better understand the effects of global warming as it relates to the arctic ocean. Allyson Tessin, Ph.D, assistant professor, specializes...

Materials Science Graduate Program:
Graduate Education on Soft Matter Science

A sketch by Oleg Lavrentovich A liquid crystal research group at Kent State University is knocking on the doors of the biomedical industry with its current project. The recent publication of research on “Directional self-locomotion of active droplets enabled by a nematic environment” explains a technique of controlling bacteria movement with liquid crystal structures that...

Division of Research & Sponsored Programs

A graphic of Earth wearing a mask on a yellow background As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches a one-year mile marker, the temptation and opportunity to socialize, party, and indulge in public events grows increasingly stronger. Perhaps now more than ever it is important for people to understand the risks associated with COVID-19.  “People need to understand the...

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay In the medical field, demand for technological advances that can speed data analysis and be less prone to human error continues to increase. Robert Clements, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Kent State University, recently received a federal grant to continue his work creating a more efficient and improved system to...

E. Timothy Moore accepts the 2015 Diversity Trailblazer Award A scholarship has been established to honor the life and legacy of E. Timothy (Tim) Moore, Associate Dean Emeritus in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pan-African Studies. Moore passed away suddenly this week. The E. Timothy Moore...