Research

Dr. Lawrence Osher (far left), professor of podiatric medicine, reviews X-rays with some first-year students in the Amerigel Radiology Lab on the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine campus. Scholar of the Month Lawrence Osher Professor College of Podiatric Medicine 1982-present An accomplished doctor and academic, a highly regarded colleague and educator, the June 2016 Scholar of the Month is Dr. Lawrence Osher of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine, a decision made unanimously among the college’s leadership. ...

Angela Ridgel, Ph.D., an associate professor of exercise science at Kent State University and an avid cyclist, has designed a bicycle specially tailored to Parkinson’s patients. Physical therapy is usually a component of treatment for patients of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative and motor system disorders. Now, a Kent State University professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Services has designed a piece of equipment that serves that purpose and sets the bar for exercise therapy higher. ...

Angela Ridgel, Ph.D., an associate professor of exercise science at Kent State University and an avid cyclist, has designed a bicycle specially tailored to Parkinson’s patients. Physical therapy is usually a component of treatment for patients of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative and motor system disorders. Now, a Kent State University professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Services has designed a piece of equipment that serves that purpose and sets the bar for exercise therapy higher.  ...

Angela Ridgel, Ph.D., an associate professor of exercise science at Kent State University and an avid cyclist, has designed a bicycle specially tailored to Parkinson’s patients. The free app is now available in iTunes; Android version to follow Educators, scientists, and technologists from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Kent State University and Cleveland Metroparks have partnered to develop a new learning app that is now live and freely available on iTunes. The app, called ParkApps, features a number of different...

graphic for comm studies lecture Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its annual Cowperthwaite Communication Lecture on Sunday, July 17 at 3 p.m. in the Kent State University Library, third floor lobby. This year, the free lecture will be given by Dawn O. Braithwaite, Ph.D., department chair and Willa Cather professor from the University of...

image that says research news Kent State University School of Communication Studies assistant professor Jihyun Kim, Ph.D. recently collaborated with Gachon University associate professor Hayeon Song, Ph.D. on a study titled “Celebrity’s self-disclosure on Twitter and parasocial relationships: A mediating role of social presence.”   According to Kim, currently, most...

image that says research news What keeps some students in low-income, ethnically diverse school districts from succeeding? A Kent State University researcher suggests it may have a lot to do with their ability to envision bright future career pathways. Cassandra Storlie, Ph.D., an assistant professor and researcher in Kent State’s School of Lifespan Development and...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Scholar of the Month Terri Kent Professor College of the Arts 1991-present An accomplished director, actor and educator, Terri Kent is a professor in the School of Theatre and Dance at the College of the Arts. She is the coordinator of the musical theatre program and is the producing artistic director of Porthouse Theatre, Kent State...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Bill Kelvin, a third-year Ph.D. student within the College of Communication and Information recently participated in the 31st annual Kent State University Graduate Student Symposium and received Most Outstanding Presentation in the Human Behavior Panel. Kelvin presented his research: Quiet champions or energy wasting nags? Interpersonal advocacy of...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Two Kent State University researchers from the College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded more than $1 million in federal grants for their research projects. The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging awarded Gemma Casadesus-Smith, Ph.D., from Kent State’s Department of Biological Sciences, a three-year $444,000 grant...