At the inaugural March for Science, a global demonstration centered in Washington, D.C., a special edition of the Wick Poetry Center's Traveling Stanzas titled Science Stanzas will provide an opportunity for participants to discover the intersection of expressive writing and scientific inquiry.
David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, guides a poetry workshop. Hassler and other Wick Poetry Center staff will lead March for Science participants in a poetry-writing exercise.
Kent State's Gemma Casadesus Smith is studying why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer's.
Gemma Casadesus Smith, an associate professor in Kent State’s Department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.
Approximately 13,500 years after nomadic Clovis hunters crossed the frozen land bridge from Asia to North America, researchers are still asking questions and putting together clues as to how they not only survived in a new landscape with unique new challenges but adapted with stone tools and weapons to thrive for thousands of years.
Pictured is a collection of Clovis point replicas and casts in the archaeology lab at Kent State University.
Weighing in at barely 100 pounds, Brooke Mullins summoned every ounce of strength she had, and even more she didn’t. Her muscles were shaking; her mind – exhausted. The Kent State University junior had one last shot at overcoming the most grueling portion of a physical exam. If she could pass it, Mullins would follow in her father and brother’s footsteps as a certified volunteer firefighter.
Kent State student Brooke Mullins stands in front of the Lordstown Fire Department – Station 36 in the Village of Lordstown, Ohio, where she serves as a volunteer firefighter.
According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S. in 2017.
These numbers are stark and sobering, and worse yet, we still do not know exactly why cancer develops in its victims or how to stop it.
An online publication in Nature Nanotechnology this week by Kent State University researchers and their colleagues at Kyoto University in Japan, however, may offer new understanding about what turns good cells bad.
CACM Director Patrick Coy has published a chapter in a new book focused on constructive conflict management. Coy’s chapter, “Communication, Constructiveness, and Asymmetry in Nonviolent Action Theory and Practice,” is chapter two in Perspectives in Waging Conflicts Constructively: Cases, Concepts and Practice, Bruce Dayton and Louis Kriesberg, editors, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2017. Here is a link to reviews: