Strategy 1 Stories: Expanding Breakthrough Research and Creative Endeavors

1. Support and enhance a more comprehensive culture of scholarship in the University.

The narratives below define and bring clarity to what each of the University Strategic Goals means to Academic Affairs. The narratives express our values and beliefs, and create a context to guide implementation efforts. To learn more about the specific strategies and tactics involved in achieving the expansion of breakthrough research and creative endeavors, please view our Academic Affairs Strategic Plan.

Research Magazine features collaborations

A student works in a science lab in Williams Hall.

The 2014 Research for Life magazine explores how a “connect the dots” strategy carries out a collaborative, problem-solving approach to research and scholarship. The results of “connecting the dots” can be exhilarating, leading to innovative solutions to challenging problems facing society—in health, public policy, energy and sustainability—and in fostering new ideas. 

Kent State hosts national symposia at its Conference Center in 2014

The Kent State Hotel and Conference Center shortly before the grand opening celebration.

Kent State researchers have scheduled several national symposia this year. 

KSU Researchers in the News

Phd.student Phil Reno and Professor Owen Lovejoy pose with some material used for Reno's recent research into the monogamy in early humanids. Included are the bones from Lucy and other specimens.

From the Washington Post to Forbes Magazine, KSU faculty researchers are making headlines in the media.