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Kent State University researchers use cameras, GPS and experts to help track opioid use in Portage County.
Kent State University researchers use cameras, GPS and experts to help track opioid use in Portage County.
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 6:18am
Driving through the streets of Ravenna on a weekday afternoon, you probably wouldn't notice anything out of the ordinary.
Cameron Lee, Ph.D., (left) and Scott Sheridan, Ph.D., (right) from Kent State University’s Department of Geography have teamed up to secure two research grants to study climate change and weather patterns.
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.
Cameron Lee, Ph.D., (left) and Scott Sheridan, Ph.D., (right) from Kent State University’s Department of Geography have teamed up to secure two research grants to study climate change and weather patterns.
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 2:07pm
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.
Two Kent State University geography professors use the lessons learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the forecast of Hurricane Irma as teaching tools in the classroom.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 3:10pm
Two Kent State University geography professors bring hurricane lessons into the classroom.
Ideastream's Sound of Ideas talked with Kent State's Andrew Curtis about creating maps to reduce health disparities.
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:25am
Where you live could determine how long you live. It is a struggle for many living in the inner city where residents often fear for their safety.
Kent State Uses Geospatial Technology to Map Violence
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:31pm
Kent State University researchers use geospatial technology to study youth violence in Akron, Ohio.
The theme for this year's Water and Land Symposium at Kent State University is "Sustainability and Resilience on the Land-Water Continuum."
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:36am
The fourth annual Water and Land Symposium at Kent State University will be held Oct. 5-6 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent, Ohio. This year, the symposium is co-sponsored by Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Cleveland Water...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 3:31pm
Two Kent State University researchers from the College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded more than $1 million in federal grants for their research projects. The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging awarded Gemma Casadesus-Smith, Ph.D., from Kent State...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:12pm
Science teacher Richard Dudley of Coventry Local Schools’ Coventry High School is the $20,000 Ohio winner of the 2015-16 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Dudley and his STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) elective students designed an innovative STEM project that...
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 2:24pm
We have all seen them explode on social media. They are the posts that feature the outlandish, the cute and the funny messages that go viral.     But how does one message catch on and others do not?

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