The College of Arts and Sciences invites you to join us for the sixth annual Neuroscience Symposium on April 25-26, 2018 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. This year's topic is "The Neuroscience of the Healthy Brain," with John Cryan, PhD, as our keynote speaker on Wednesday April 25 at 7 p.m. Dr. Cryan is a professor and chair of the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at University College of Cork (Ireland) and a TEDMED speaker.
Additional talks will take place between 8:30-4:00 p.m. on Thursday April 26. Speakers include:
Demonstrations on our color vision, sweet receptors on your tongue and laboratory rats’ blood pressure are just a few tactics John Johnson, Ph.D., biology professor at Kent State University, uses in his classroom to keep his students engaged. And it works.
John Johnson, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent Campus is among the finalists for the distinguished teaching award. Ten faculty finalists were chosen from a group of more than 250 nominations for this year’s 47th Annual Kent State University Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award. The three recipients of the award will receive a $1,500 cash prize and a crystal apple, and they will be honored at the University Teaching Council Conference luncheon on Friday, Oct 24.
With a grant from the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation, Kent State University at Stark students have set out to find what exactly is contaminating the Nimishillen Creek watershed. This project, called “Making the Invisible Visible: Water Quality in Stark County,” is led by Kent State Stark with participation from Walsh University, Malone University, Stark State College and the University of Mount Union.