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Are the new Major League baseballs "juiced"? An article on goes to bat on this controversial topic and has drawn interest from several other media outlets, including ESPN, USA Today and CBS Sports to name a few. 

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is saddened to announce the death of Dr. Anatoly Khitrin, a professor who specialized in physical chemistry.

Khitrin received his M.Sc. from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1978, followed by his Ph.D. in 1985 from the Institute of Chemical Physics in Chernogolovka, USSR Academy of Sciences.  He began his career at this institute in 1978 and ultimately became a leading researcher and head of laboratory.  He was then employed by the University of Oklahoma, serving as an adjunct professor and research scientist.

We invite high school students and their parents and siblings to visit the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for Explore Kent Chemistry Day on Saturday, February 11, 2017.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry celebrates its 14th annual Honors Week with some special events, all of which are open to the public!

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will host “Explore Kent Chemistry Day”, a visitation program for high school juniors and seniors interested in chemistry and biochemistry majors, at Kent State on Saturday, February 6 from 10 am to 2 pm in Room 110, Williams Hall on the Kent Campus.

“Explore Kent Chemistry Day gives an excellent introduction to the chemistry and biochemistry programs at Kent State University,” said Michael Tubergen, Ph.D., chair of Kent State’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.