Environmental Science and Design Research Institute News

Tabitha Ludwiczak, who worked extensively on the project, graduated with a BS in Zoology in Spring 2022
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 4:05pm
When driving in the rain, it is unlikely that you have thought much about how the environment is affected, let alone how nearby aquatic sources are impacted. With funding from the...
A close-up shot of a bee on a flower in the Beyer-Murin Gardens on the Kent Campus. Photo by Robert Christy
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 3:56pm
Over half of the described species in the world are insects. Although many people think of insects as pests, they play vital roles and have a big impact on our invaluable ecosystems, as pollinators, helping break down wastes, and as an essential food source for many other organis...
Wharton State Forest coastline
Monday, September 19, 2022 - 10:46am
Saying "yes" to everything landed Kathryn Burns in the middle of New Jersey's coastal wetlands  
Kent State Uses Geospatial Technology to Map Violence
Friday, June 17, 2022 - 9:13am
Principal Investigator Cameron C. Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Geography (within the College of Arts and Sciences) at Kent State University, was recently awarded a three-year, $387,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) C...
Metin Eren from Kent State University's Department of Anthropology
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 9:45am
They have gone above and beyond to keep Kent State University moving forward during the pandemic, and now they are being honored for their dedication and hard work. Kent State President Todd Diacon recently notified nine faculty members and 14 staff members that they have receive...
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 10:16am
Global Change main image
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 11:13am
Climate change is a complex problem with no easy answers—and everything at stake.
2022 Biodesign Challenge Group Members
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 10:34am
Two significant environmental issues our nation faces today include invasive plant species and a lack of sustainable materials. Invasive plant species are detrimental to host environments for multiple reasons. Kent State students are working to turn invasive plant species into a...
Grind2Energy System
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 10:45am
The central component of the Grind2Energy systems at Kent State University are larger versions of the in-sink garbage disposals found in many homes. The difference is that at Kent State, these units aren’t disposing of food waste, but processing it with a purpose - as the first p...
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 11:21am
Saying "yes" to everything landed Kathryn Burns in the middle of New Jersey's coastal wetlands