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The School of Communication Studies will host a robotics demonstration on the third floor of the Kent State Library, Rm. 330, Friday, April 21, from 2:30-4 p.m.

A Kent State Visual Communication Design (VCD) class is stepping outside the box this semester. VCD students from Assistant Professor Jessica Barness’ Interaction Design class have teamed up with a group of students from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) to reimagine the Akron Innerbelt.

 

Kent State's Gemma Casadesus Smith is studying why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer's. 

On Tuesday, May 2, the Organizational Communication Training and Development in the School of Communication Studies will hold a showcase of its diversity research work on the third floor of the University Library. It is open to the public. Refreshments will be available at 12:15 p.m. with the program beginning promptly at 12:45 p.m.

Approximately 13,500 years after nomadic Clovis hunters crossed the frozen land bridge from Asia to North America, researchers are still asking questions and putting together clues as to how they not only survived in a new landscape with unique new challenges but adapted with stone tools and weapons to thrive for thousands of years. 

Kent State University School of Communication Studies students are producing a persuasive health campaign to gather donations of women’s feminine products, or money to be used for such products, for the Kent State Women’s Center pantry. This project is for the course Communication and Influence which is taught by COMM Assistant Professor J.D. Ponder, Ph.D.

Kent State University is among the institutions and businesses in Ohio to share $10 million in grants from the state’s Third Frontier Commission.

Kent State will share $400,000 with Cleveland State University to help commercialize the inventions that they create through research.

The grants are used to give a boost to the state’s economy through startup and other technology companies

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Kent State's Gemma Casadesus Smith is studying why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer's. 

Kent State University researchers use geospatial technology to study youth violence in Akron, Ohio.

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S. in 2017.

These numbers are stark and sobering, and worse yet, we still do not know exactly why cancer develops in its victims or how to stop it.

An online publication in Nature Nanotechnology this week by Kent State University researchers and their colleagues at Kyoto University in Japan, however, may offer new understanding about what turns good cells bad.

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