College of Arts & Sciences News

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:23pm
Recently, Joseph Ortiz, Ph.D., professor and assistant chair in the Department of Geology in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Science, partnered with Sir Roland Jackson, Ph.D., a historian of science at the Royal Institutio...
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:57am
Women occupy just 28% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs and account for only 17% of computer science majors and 21% of engineering majors. A group of researchers from Kent State University and North Carolina State University want to know what can be...
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 1:51pm
Kent State University has conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree on alumnus Earl K. Miller, Ph.D., a world-renowned neuroscientist.
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 9:52pm
Two Kent State University students, in the College of Arts and Sciences, were among 62 students from 50 different U.S. universities recently selected for funding by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.  
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:59pm
International project to study COVID-19’s impact on the UK’s LGBTQ+ population announced.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:43am
The medical and science communities are always seeking new ways to study and monitor organs and common diseases to improve human health and quality of life.   While there is a seemingly endless need for versatile, low-cost, yet highly sensitive biochemical sensor devices, there a...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:00pm
Yingfei Jiang, a College of Arts and Science graduate student in the Chemical Physics program and the Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University, and his advisor Deng-Ke Yang, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Physics, have invented the first e...
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 10:54am
Dr. Joseph D. Ortiz, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Geology at Kent State University, was part of an international team of researchers that co-authored an article about a deadly tsunami that occurred about 1,000 years ago in Tanzania. The study sug...
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 9:56am
On February 29, 2020, the History Department at Kent State University hosted a research symposium entitled, “The May 4th Event and New Directions in Scholarship on the Vietnam War.” The symposium, as organized by History professors Kevin Adams, Ann Heiss, and Shane Strate, had tw...