College of Arts & Sciences News

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:02pm
“The generosity of Earl and Marlene reflects their passion for Kent State’s brain health research,” said Kent State President Beverly Warren. “With their support, we will continue our multidisciplinary efforts to unlock the secrets of brain function and address the complex intera...
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 3:52pm
How different are human brains compared to the brains of other primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and monkeys? It’s one of many important questions that scientists have asked for years while pursuing a better understanding of human evolution.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:56pm
On Monday, November 13, 2017, the Kent State College of Arts and Sciences and Office of Global Education hosted the MISSION: LIFE VI international innovation competition, focused on bringing together interdisciplinary teams to address major world problems. The Kent State team, wh...
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.