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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?
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 4:01pm
The third annual Water Research Symposium at Kent State University will be held Oct. 14-15 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent, Ohio. This year, the symposium is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Science with additional support from the...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:49pm
Kent State University Geography Professor Andrew Curtis and his doctoral student Laura Schuch, in the College of Arts and Sciences, have developed mapping approaches that can help predict neighborhood lead exposure in children which continues to be a health concern in older neigh...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:16am
Kent State University recently received a $330,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use historical satellite imagery and archival research to study landscapes of mass violence in Cambodia during and after the regime of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:31pm
How well does Twitter represent public perceptions and behavior in a public health crisis? 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 9:21am
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Kent State University a $300,000 grant for three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members to study how human dynamics across social media and social networks can be modeled. The grant is part of a $999,887 collaboration with S...

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