College of Arts & Sciences News

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 9:05am

Kathy Kerns, Ph.D, a psychology professor at Kent State University, was selected to receive the Bowlby-Ainsworth Award by the Society for Research and Child Development (SRCD). Kerns is being honored for her work in the field of middle childhood development and attachment.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 9:44am

Kent State University will host the inaugural “Run the World 5K”, a run/walk international-themed race, on Saturday, September 12 on the Kent Campus Esplanade. Registration proceeds will support study abroad scholarships so that Kent State University students can better afford the experience of short or long-term study abroad programs.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:21am

Researchers from Kent State University's Liquid Crystal Institute, School of Fashion Design and Merchandising and College of Podiatric Medicine have teamed up to create a fabric that could ultimately save the feet of diabetics.

Like mood rings, the fabric uses liquid crystals to change color when it detects a change in body temperature, due to an infection, swelling or poor circulation.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:26am

Oindrila Roy, who recently defended her dissertation and will begin a TT position in the Department of Political Science in the Fall, just received an acceptance notice for an article out of her dissertation!

"Religious Roots of War Attitudes in the United States: Insights from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf," Foreign Policy Analysis, forthcoming. The article examines how American citizens' religious affiliation affects their views on US military action in recent conflicts.

Congratulations, Oindrila!

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 4:03pm

On March 27 and 28, Kent State University hosted the Spring 2015 Meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society (OSAPS), a regional unit of the APS that serves Ohio and adjacent states, especially Michigan and Indiana.Mansoureh Shasti discusses her poster "Spectral analysis of dynamic scattering mode in nematic liquid crystals"

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 9:09am

The Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center kicks off the 45th Annual May 4 Commemoration by hosting a multimedia presentation by Lauren Onkey, Ph.D., vice president of education and public programs for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, on March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva.

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 9:27am

Laura Bartolo (Professor and Director of the Center for Materials Informatics, Kent State University) and Lan Li (Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, Boise State University) are serving as guest editors for a Special Issue of Crystals, a new international, open access journal of crystallography.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:06am

Photo of Gemma Casadesus Smith (center) with graduate students in her labGemma Casadesus Smith describes herself as a scientist who likes to investigate ideas that run counter to prevailing thought.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 10:55am

The Kent State University Jewish Studies program, in the College of Arts and Sciences, will host a presentation by Gary Phillips, Ph.D., the Edgar H. Evans Professor of Religion at Wabash College, on March 2 at 7 p.m. in Satterfield Hall, Room 121, on the Kent Campus.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 10:24am

Spring 2015 Political Science Colloquium Series

Speakers: Dr. Mike Ensley and Odeh Halaseh

“Candidate Positioning and Mobilization in U.S. House Elections”

Date: Thursday March 5, 2015
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Bowman 313