Kent State University recently received a $330,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use historical satellite imagery and archival research to study landscapes of mass violence in Cambodia during and after the regime of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979.
College of Arts & Sciences News
Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute® will host a symposium called “Chirality at the Nanoscale” on June 4-5 in the Kent Student Center on the Kent Campus.
Kent State’s Joshua Stacher and Case Western Reserve’s Pete Moore to accept award
The Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle East Studies (NOCMES) will receive the Education Award at the Niagara Peace and Dialogue Awards ceremony on May 18 at the City Club of Cleveland.
What does it take to become great in your field? Certainly motivation, dedication and creativity are important, but what about inspiration? For young scientists that inspiration can come from a variety of places, including interactions with colleagues and especially the top scientists in their field.
Lisa Hager’s research focuses on the actions and reactions of Congress and the Supreme Court
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences seeks to establish a faculty-led academic unit that will enable the expansion and integration of LGBT Studies and Women’s Studies programs. In the coming weeks, an advisory group of faculty and students will help develop the mission and structure of the new Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.
Kent State University professors Brian James Baer, Ph.D., and Theresa Minick of the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies have been awarded two federal government STARTALK grants, totaling $225,000, to support the Regents Foreign Language Academy, a summer language immersion program for Ohio high school students and K-12 teachers.
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Student Leadership and Distinguished Teacher and Advisor Awards, which is sponsored annually by the College of Arts and Sciences. The student award recipients, who are nominated by their departments, have shown leadership in academics, university service, community service, and other special programs.
The award recipients were honored at a dinner and ceremony on April 23 in the Kent Student Center.
Kent State University’s Jewish Studies Program will host a gala, “Memories, Milestones, Momentum,” in honor of its 40th anniversary on May 17 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center located at 215 Depeyster St. in downtown Kent.
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.