College of Arts & Sciences News

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 3:30pm
The Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University are launching Earth Stanzas, an interactive poetry project in honor of Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world on April 22....
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 9:53am
Celebrity Tina Fey and her husband, KSU alumnus Jeff Richmond will join an ensemble cast in the radio play version of May 4th Voices, written by David Hassler, Director of the Wick Poetry Center and produced and directed by Joe Gunderman, Production Coordinator at NPR affiliate,...
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 3:43pm
Ashley Nickels is an assistant professor of political science at Kent State University. Amanda Clark is an adjunct professor of political science at Nova Southeastern University and an alumna of the Kent State University PhD program in political science. In this joint essay Nicke...
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 1:59pm
On this campus, 50 years ago, a protest against the Vietnam War resulted in the death of four students. In all, 13 were shot by the Ohio National Guard. Nine were injured. One was paralyzed from the waist down.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:06am
Nuclear physics researchers at Kent State University and all over the world have been searching for violations of the fundamental symmetries in the universe for decades. Much like the “Big Bang” (approximately 13.8 billion years ago), but on a tiny scale, they briefly recreate th...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:20pm
“We have to start knitting masks. My director of health just emailed the entire staff.” For Irvin Cardenas, a robotics researcher and computer science Ph.D. student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, these were the worst words he had ever heard from a c...
Mapes (left) and Koopman (right)
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:01pm
They remember the sights and sounds of helicopters and trucks as the Ohio National Guard moved into their small college town. They remember the smell of tear gas. They remember the chants of the protesters against the Vietnam War and invasion of Cambodia. They remember the panic...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:20pm
Kent State University psychology professor John Gunstad, Ph.D., has received at grant of nearly $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to expand his Alzheimer’s disease research into a national study.
Shown is the augmented view of the Victory Bell on the Kent State University campus as it would have looked on May 1, 1970.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 2:01pm
Coinciding with the 50th commemoration of the events of May 4, 1970, Kent State University faculty members have received a grant for $175,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to launch an on-site augmented reality experience of May 4.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 3:52pm
Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner announced Thursday, Dec. 12, that Kent State University has been awarded a $2 million Choose Ohio First grant to support computer science and related fields and to strengthen Ohio’s workforc...