College of Arts & Sciences News
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 3:28pm
Marilyn Norconk, Ph.D., a Professor Emerita of Anthropology in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the jo...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:56am
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...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:52am
A pair of Kent State University geographers have teamed up to secure two research grants totaling more than $550,000 for separate projects to study climate change and weather patterns.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:32am
Jonathan Maletic, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, has received a three-year, $290,610 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help support basic research on how programmers write and...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
The discovery of fossilized dinosaur feces has scientists rethinking the eating habits of certain dinosaurs.
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 3:47pm
The conditions in Lake Erie continue to pose several health risks to Ohioans in coastal communities, making it difficult to maintain good water quality for citizens, state and local policymakers.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 4:04pm
Pet or person, caregiver’s burden is similar, Kent State researcher finds The mental and physical stress on individuals caring for elderly loved ones with chronic and terminal disease is well-documented and known as caregiver burden. It is linked to depression, anxiety and poor...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:44pm
Famed science fiction writer and biochemistry professor Isaac Asimov once said, “The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the only one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but rather, ‘Hmm ... that’s funny.’” Members of Kent State University’s scientific community...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Famed science fiction writer and biochemistry professor Isaac Asimov once said, “The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the only one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but rather, ‘Hmm ... that’s funny.’” As members of Kent State University’s scientific communi...