Grants

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, Kulas Visiting Artist The Kent Blossom Music Festival has been awarded a $15,000 Kulas Foundation Grant to support the Kulas Visiting Artist residency during the Summer 2019 season. This marks the seventh season of receiving a grant from the foundation, which has supported visits from such distinguished artists as the Emerson String Quartet, violinist Jennifer Koh, Time...

Blake Stringer, Ph.D. (right), assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Kent State, and research assistant Kendy Edmonds study the power needs for a new larger generation of drones for a research grant funded by the Army Research Laboratory. A grant from the Army Research Laboratory has a Kent State University researcher flying high. The grant provides more than $130,000 for Blake Stringer, Ph.D., assistant professor of aerospace engineering in Kent State’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering, to study propulsion systems for a new generation of...

Blake Stringer, Ph.D. (right), assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Kent State, and research assistant Kendy Edmonds study the power needs for a new larger generation of drones for a research grant funded by the Army Research Laboratory. New funding will support student research and curriculum expansion efforts in Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Two grants from Cotton Incorporated will fund collaborative studies between merchandising and design students at Kent State’s Fashion School under the leadership of Assistant Professor Gargi Bhaduri,...

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Music faculty member Christopher Coles will use a $45,000 Knight Arts Challenge Grant to compose an original work that honors nine lives lost in a church shooting in South Carolina. On Nov. 14, the Knight Foundation announced the 17 winning projects chosen from the 300 submitted ideas for the 2017 Knight Arts Challenge Akron. Among the recipients is Kent State University faculty member Christopher Coles, whose grant totals $45,000 out of the $743,000 awarded this year. His winning idea, titled “Nine Live,” involves the...

Christopher Coles On Tues., Nov. 14, 2017 the Knight Foundation announced the 17 winning projects chosen from the 300 submitted ideas for the 2017 Knight Arts Challenge Akron. Among the recipients is Kent State University faculty member Christopher Coles, whose grant totals $45,000 out of the $743,000 awarded this year. His winning idea, entitled “Nine Live,”...

Christopher Coles Several Kent State University professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have been selected to receive Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). REU grants are designed to provide faculty with funding to create research positions and experiences specifically for undergraduate students....

Christopher Coles A Kent State University summer program that teaches foreign languages to high school students has received federal funding for the 10th consecutive year. Professors Brian Baer, Ph.D., and Theresa Minick of Kent State’s Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences received two grants totaling $180,000 to...

Christopher Coles The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University will expand its successful Traveling Stanzas project with $125,000 in new funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge. The Knight Arts Challenge funds ideas that engage and enrich Akron through the arts.    Traveling Stanzas: Writing Across...

Christopher Coles Kent State University professors Brian James Baer, Ph.D., and Theresa Minick, both from the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, have been awarded two federal government STARTALK grants, totaling $225,000, to support the Regents Foreign Language Academy, a summer language-immersion program for...

Christopher Coles Kent State University English Professor Susanna Fein, Ph.D., in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a $114,616 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant will support a summer seminar for college and university teachers on The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer to be held on the Kent Campus from July 18...