Research Newsletters | Kent State University

One of the many ways we spread the word about some of the great research our faculty and students are carrying out is through our research newsletter. You can always find the most recent issue posted on this homepage, and an archive of all previous issues.

Vol. 1/Issue 1 — April 2017

A new professor and his archaeology team prolifically win grants and publish papers; a biologist nets a million-dollar grant for cutting-edge Alzheimer's research; geographers map youth violence in a neighboring community; and student enthusiasm makes the UG research symposium the best yet.

Vol. 1/Issue 2 — November 2017

KSU researchers help discover signs of Alzheimer's in chimpanzees for the first time; a new polymer goes walks when illuminated; two geographers partner on separate grants to study climate change; and an epidemiologist discusses vaccine hesitancy and promotion.

Vol. 2/Issue 1 — March 2018

A Liquid Crystal researcher secures a trio of patents for novel medical applications; chemists help FiveThirtyEight study baseball composition; A career grant lets a physicist study organic transistors and change how students learn about physics; Geographers offer new insight into the Cambodian Genocide.
STUDENT RESEARCH FEATURE: A Ph.D. student publishes a solo article in archaeology’s top journal, challenging conventional wisdom on ancient pottery.