Division of Research and Sponsored Programs

Kent State receives grant to help move inventions to the commercial market. Kent State University is among the institutions and businesses in Ohio to share $10 million in grants from the state’s Third Frontier Commission. Kent State will share $400,000 with Cleveland State University to help commercialize the inventions that they create through research. The grants are used to give a boost to the state’s economy...

School of Digital Sciences

Six Conference Speakers Represent Each School and College at Inaugural University-wide Event EVENT UPDATE: In front of a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,000 people, professors, entrepreneurs, administrators, students and community members gave short, dynamic talks around the theme “Rewind, Rethink, React.” Check out online conversations using @tedxkentstate and #tedxkentstate. Also, KentWired reporters wrote synopses on each of the...

Professor Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., is an expert in health communication and teaches in the School of Communication Studies. The School of Communication Studies will host the first research colloquium in its Spring 2017 series at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in Rm. 109 of the Art Building. The session, entitled “Identity and caregiving: Negotiating what it means to be a cancer caregiver,” will be presented by Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., a professor and graduate coordinator in...

School of Communication Studies

Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., is an associate professor of communication in the School of Communication Studies in the College of Communication and Information. School of Communication Studies associate professor Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., was recently named editor of the Journal of Family Communication. In this role, Child will manage submissions and publications for issues published from 2018 through 2020. He will begin his work mid-2017. As editor, Child will select reviewers for journal article...

baby holding study There is nothing like it - holding a tiny baby in your arms. As a parent, you most likely know what it is like to get flooded with a rush of those ooey-gooey feelings. But why? How does it happen and what is the science behind those feelings for dads? Business Insider reached out to Heather Caldwell, associate professor and graduate coordinator...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University It could be argued that no science is more valuable to us than that which helps to ensure the survival of our species by solving the problems that challenge it. For many years, two Kent State University researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have been toiling over this matter, and each has recently received new grants from the Eunice...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University It could be argued that no science is more valuable to us than that which helps to ensure the survival of our species by solving the problems that challenge it. For many years, two Kent State University researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have been toiling over this matter, and each has recently received new grants from the Eunice...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Physical activity is essential to fighting obesity, and scientists are constantly working to make this activity more effective and beneficial. A $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help biology professor Colleen Novak, Ph.D., from Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences better understand how the body...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Kent State Epidemiologist Leads Study That Refutes Assumptions About Depression In Heart Attack Patients Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar research shows that heart patients who have depression face lower survival rates. For...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Kent State Epidemiologist Leads Study That Refutes Assumptions About Depression In Heart Attack Patients Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar research shows that heart patients who have depression face lower survival rates. For...