Honors College

The castle in Prague. In her upcoming presentation, Dr. Candace Bowen will discuss her sabbatical at Anglo-American University. The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Water Street Tavern in downtown Kent. "When the View from My Office was a Castle" will feature Candace Perkins Bowen, an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication within the College of...

The castle in Prague. In her upcoming presentation, Dr. Candace Bowen will discuss her sabbatical at Anglo-American University. Megan Carrasco, a 2016 graduate of Kent State University School of Communication Studies, will be recognized with the 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Paper Award by the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) for her senior honors thesis. Carrasco’s thesis, titled, “The Ideal Millennial Working Woman: A...

Kent State Florence students enjoy the sights of the Italian countryside. When Joshua Budd thinks about all the places he has traveled up to his senior year of high school, only one has been outside of the United States, and that was a quick jaunt to Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Canada. So, the thought of actually living in a foreign country, especially Europe, was well outside of his comfort zone. As an incoming freshman...

The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Water Street Tavern in downtown Kent. Anyone who has visited Barcelona and toured buildings designed by Antoni Gaudi knows that Catalonia’s architecture at the beginning of the twentieth century was marked by an...

Dr. Naomi Oreskes, Photo by Vincent Verdi Dr. Naomi Oreskes, co-author of Merchants of Doubt will be coming to Kent State University on Thursday, April 7 to speak to the University community. Oreskes, a professor of the history of science at Harvard University, has been a force to be reckoned with on the political issue of climate change. In her book Merchants of Doubt, Oreskes boldly...

Andrea L. Case The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Secret Cellar in downtown Kent. Many organisms, such as maple trees and clownfish, are hermaphrodites with flexible sex expression, and some switch between male and female based on social and environmental conditions....

Susan Roxburgh, Department of Sociology The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Secret Cellar in downtown Kent. Why is a cockroach not a healthy snack?  Why does dessert come at the end of the meal?  What makes something good to eat?  Every bite we take and every meal we make signifies our...

Danielle Sarver Coombs The Kent State University Honors College will host its next Research Uncorked event on Wednesday, February 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Secret Cellar in downtown Kent. Thus far, the campaigns to earn the major party nominations for the 2016 Presidential election have defied expectations and confounded prognosticators and pundits. During her...

Danielle Sarver Coombs A senior pursuing a bachelor of science in architecture, Adam DeChant is currently working on a Senior Honors Thesis that explores material connections not covered in the standard curriculum. For his project, DeChant is utilizing various metals such as steel, wood and other common architectural modeling materials to create a physical model that...

Danielle Sarver Coombs Senior applied communication major Megan Carrasco is currently working on a communication studies-related honors thesis. Her endeavor began as she came across an online article that piqued her interest called “Forbes Top 100 Sites for Millennial Women.” She immediately recognized this to be an appropriate topic for a communication studies...