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EVENT UPDATE: In front of a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,000 people, professors, entrepreneurs, administrators, students and community members gave short, dynamic talks around the theme “Rewind, Rethink, React.” Check out online conversations using @tedxkentstate and #tedxkentstate. Also, KentWired reporters wrote synopses on each of the sessions. (Photos by Alex Ledet)

 

The School of Communication Studies will host the first research colloquium in its Spring 2017 series at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in Rm. 109 of the Art Building.

The session, entitled “Identity and caregiving: Negotiating what it means to be a cancer caregiver,” will be presented by Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., a professor and graduate coordinator in the School of Communication Studies (COMM).

School of Communication Studies associate professor Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., was recently named editor of the Journal of Family Communication. In this role, Child will manage submissions and publications for issues published from 2018 through 2020. He will begin his work mid-2017.

There is nothing like it - holding a tiny baby in your arms. As a parent, you most likely know what it is like to get flooded with a rush of those ooey-gooey feelings. But why? How does it happen and what is the science behind those feelings for dads?

It could be argued that no science is more valuable to us than that which helps to ensure the survival of our species by solving the problems that challenge it.

It could be argued that no science is more valuable to us than that which helps to ensure the survival of our species by solving the problems that challenge it.

Physical activity is essential to fighting obesity, and scientists are constantly working to make this activity more effective and beneficial.

A $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help biology professor Colleen Novak, Ph.D., from Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences better understand how the body allocates energy and burns fat.

Kent State Epidemiologist Leads Study That Refutes Assumptions About Depression In Heart Attack Patients

Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar research shows that heart patients who have depression face lower survival rates.

Kent State Epidemiologist Leads Study That Refutes Assumptions About Depression In Heart Attack Patients

Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar research shows that heart patients who have depression face lower survival rates.

Kent State Epidemiologist Leads Study That Refutes Assumptions About Depression In Heart Attack Patients

Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar research shows that heart patients who have depression face lower survival rates.

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