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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...
Geography Students at Kent State
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 4:55pm
Scott Sheridan, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Geography, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, was recently selected to become an inaugural American Geophysical Union (AGU) LANDInG (Leadership Academy and Network for Diversity and Inclusi...
Grass after first frost
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 4:50pm
Many wonder if climate change is the reason we’ve had 'weather whiplash' or day-to-day dramatic changes from hot to cold or cold to hot. As a climate scientist, Cameron Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State, gets...
Book covers of recent books authored or edited by Kent State College of Arts and Sciences Faculty
Friday, December 17, 2021 - 10:19am
Have you ever wondered how Asian Americans helped win the Allied victory? What inspired Hemingway’s writings while in Paris? How has Wonder Woman impacted comics, feminism, and pop culture over the past 80 years? The diverse faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences have you co...
An aspen woodland/sagebrush shrubland ecotone. Photo by Tim Assal
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 11:27am
Timothy Assal, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Geography, was awarded a grant as a co-principal investigator on a multi-institutional project, “Vulnerability of lower-ecotone aspen forests to altered fire regimes and climate dynamics in the northern Great Basin” (...
Kent State University's new graduate minor degree in Race, Gender & Social Justice (RGSJ)
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:31pm
Starting in Fall Semester 2021, the Department of Pan-African Studies will offer all Kent State University graduate students the option of taking three courses leading to a new graduate minor degree in Race, Gender and Social Justice at the Kent Campus. Pending approval by the Ke...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 3:06pm
The Kent State University College of Arts and Sciences congratulates James A. Tyner, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geography and Director of the Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence, who is a 2021 recipient of ‘Distinguished Scholarship Honors’ from the Amer...
Looking at the clouds of a hurricane from above
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 10:30am
Climate change can now be measured on a global scale using multiple weather variables, according to new research published by Cameron C. Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Geography at Kent State.
Mapes (left) and Koopman (right)
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:01pm
They remember the sights and sounds of helicopters and trucks as the Ohio National Guard moved into their small college town. They remember the smell of tear gas. They remember the chants of the protesters against the Vietnam War and invasion of Cambodia. They remember the panic...
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:37am
  We’re welcoming two new assistant professors to the Kent campus, Dr. Tim Assal and Dr. He Yin.  

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