Division of Research and Sponsored Programs

The State of Ohio and the Department of Higher Education awarded Kent State University a $510,000 Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills grant.

Photo of Cassandra StorlieWhat keeps some students in low-income, ethnically diverse school districts from succeeding?

A Kent State University researcher suggests it may have a lot to do with their ability to envision bright future career pathways.

Photo of 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award RecipientsThree Kent State University faculty members were honored with the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony that took place on April 5 in the University Library.

Scholar of the Month
Willie H. Oglesby III
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
College of Public Health
2009-present

Willie Oglesby is a member of the founding faculty at the College of Public Health. He is an associate professor of health policy and management and also serves as the assistant director of the Office of Public Health Practice and Partnerships.

Reminder: Summer/Fall 2016 Practicum Orientation Sessions on

Wednesday, February 24th at 9:00 AM & 4 PM (200 White Hall, Read Room)

For additional information, please contact Kathy Bergh (kbergh@kent.edu or 330-672-5380)

Photo of Richard AlleyThe third annual Water Research Symposium at Kent State University will be held Oct. 14-15 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent, Ohio. This year, the symposium is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Science with additional support from the Cleveland Water Alliance. The event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Michael StricklandA physics professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University recently received a $307,000, two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to support the development of a novel approach to studying non-equilibrium dynamics in the quark gluon plasma (QGP). 

Photo of Paul DiCorleto - photo credit: Cleveland ClinicFollowing a national search, Kent State University has selected Paul E. DiCorleto, Ph.D., as its new vice president for research and sponsored programs. DiCorleto comes to Kent State from Cleveland Clinic, where he has served as Sherwin-Page Chair of the Lerner Research Institute since 2002, and from Case Western Reserve University, where he has served as chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine since 2003. He joins Kent State on Aug. 17.

Three top researchers in literary studies, liquid crystals and post-traumatic stress received Kent State University’s 2015 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony and reception held April 14 on the Kent Campus. The awards are sponsored by the University Research Council and Division of Research and Sponsored Programs.

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.

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