College of Arts & Sciences News

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 2:18pm
Several Kent State University professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have been selected to receive Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). REU grants are designed to provide faculty with funding to create research p...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:19am
Dementia affects one-third of all people older than 65 years in the United States. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, irreversible brain disease that results in impaired cognitive functioning and other behavioral changes. Humans are considere...
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:25am
A Kent State entrepreneur creates a website and an upcoming app that connects renters to landlords.
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:10pm
A Kent State University assistant dean runs 200 miles for his daughter and all other families touched by multiple sclerosis. 
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 9:59am
Kent State University Assistant Professor Jennifer Mapes, Ph.D., was honored with the Volunteer of the Year award by Main Street Kent during the organization’s annual aw
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:18pm
Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center to benefit from grant
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:45am
Scientists at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands and Kent State University in Ohio have developed a new material that can undulate and therefore propel itself forward under the influence of light. To achieve this, the scientists clamp a strip of this polymer ma...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:28am
Kent State University faculty and students in the Department of Physics, in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently played a key role in using a new silicon detector technology to examine nuclear collisions that recreate the Big Bang on a tiny scale in the U.S. Department of E...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:41pm
When someone suffers a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or brain tumor, one of the common symptoms is aphasia, a disorder that arises from damage to portions of the brain, usually the left side, that are responsible for language. It impairs the expression and understanding of lang...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:55am
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics has received a grant for $1 million from the Gawlicki Family Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut, to fund the development of a state-of-the-art distance learning translation studies program. The Institute for Applied Lingu...