Antibiotic resistance is a public health crisis that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world. Yet, according to a new report released Aug. 29, the U.S. policy response fails to adequately address this major challenge. The commission report was authored by 12 antibiotic resistance experts from the fields of infectious disease medicine, veterinary medicine, microbiology, epidemiology and public health, including Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at Kent State University’s College of Public Health.

Kent State researchers build optical illusions into plates to see how they can help us choose smaller portions and ultimately lose weight. 

Ideastream® talks with Kent State University Psychology Professor Angela Neal-Barnett about the relationship between racial stress in black women and ways to reduce the stress before it affects pregnancy.

Where you live could determine how long you live. It is a struggle for many living in the inner city where residents often fear for their safety.

Kent State Professor Angela Neal-Barnett shares her Acting White Accusation research with WKYC-TV and


The New York Times highlights a Kent State University student who turned the heroin epidemic into a theatrical performance “Independent: The Heroin Project.”

The National League for Nursing has again designated Kent State University’s College of Nursing as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022 in the category of “Advance the Science of Nursing Education.” 

Kent State University has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active employers in the country. The university placed 17th in the Large Employer category of this year’s national On the Move Workplace Challenge. That is a significant improvement from last year’s 29th-place finish.

Kent State University has opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art sports medicine facility in the MACC Annex.

Kent State University has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active employers in the country.