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Cubon Bell

Warmth, earnest enthusiasm and respect are just some of the words students use to describe Valerie Cubon-Bell, associate professor for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University at Trumbull. As a professor, Cubon-Bell is known for creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for all students to learn and thrive. These reasons are why she is a recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Award (OTA). “There is no better feeling than to have received such a prestigious award from student nominations,” Cubon-Bell says. “I am here at Kent State Trumbull for my student...

At Kent State University's Energy and Sustainability Lab, researchers are working on ways to help lower our world's dependence on burning fossil fuels. Much of this research is centered on advancing fuel cell technologies.         ...

The pond and surrounding greenery within the rolling hills of the campus of Kent State University at Stark is not the average water-retention pond. It’s a living, breathing, vital research tool that is having a major impact on the lives of Kent State Stark students, faculty and staff. Soon, it will have similar importance to K-12 students in the Akron-Canton area who are interested in studying and protecting the environment. Thanks to a $25,000 grant from Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, Kent State Stark’s 17-acre Pond and Wetland Habitat/Wildlife Study Area...

Meet international student Tiago Delgado, a musician from Brazil who has had an incredible first year playing the clarinet as a master’s student in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University. After completing his Bachelor of Music degree at Minas Gerais Federal University in Brazil in 2012, Delgado moved to the United States to work toward his Performer Diploma at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, which he finished in 2015. Later that same year, he decided to further continue his musical studies at Kent State. Delgado’s journey as an accomplished musician be...