Research

Kent State researchers study the effects of cellphone use on walking speed. We all know that we are supposed to exercise to reduce the risk of heart disease. But let’s face it, sometimes the only workout we get is walking from our office to the breakroom, and to the parking lot to drive home. So how then do we get the most out of those short walks? Kent State University researchers suggest putting the cellphone away –...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University It could be argued that no science is more valuable to us than that which helps to ensure the survival of our species by solving the problems that challenge it. For many years, two Kent State University researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have been toiling over this matter, and each has recently received new grants from the Eunice...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University It could be argued that no science is more valuable to us than that which helps to ensure the survival of our species by solving the problems that challenge it. For many years, two Kent State University researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have been toiling over this matter, and each has recently received new grants from the Eunice...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Shawn Rohlin, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in Kent State University's College of Business Administration, and colleague William Horrace, Ph.D., of Syracuse University, have been named W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars and will receive a research grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of Justice Programs and the National...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Physical activity is essential to fighting obesity, and scientists are constantly working to make this activity more effective and beneficial. A $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help biology professor Colleen Novak, Ph.D., from Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences better understand how the body...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Kent State Biology Professor Studies How Selfish Genes Cause Male Sterility in Flowering Plants Why are plants often sterile when their parents are from different species? How do species remain separate entities in nature? Andrea L. Case, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University Policy statement. In furtherance of the mission of the university to provide a foundation and support for research and collaboration, the division of research and sponsored programs shall serve as the coordinating office for sponsored programs administration, research compliance, and technology commercialization The vice president for research and...

Doug Kline (left) and Srinivasan Vijayaraghavan (right), both professors in Kent State University A Kent State University epidemiologist has refuted some age-old assumptions about depression in heart attack patients. Studies have shown that people who suffer from depression are more likely to have heart disease or heart attacks in their lifetime. Worse still, similar research shows that heart patients who have depression face lower survival...

Jon Yoder, Ph.D., associate professor of architecture at Kent State, teaches a seminar in the new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design. Scholar of the Month Jon Yoder Associate Professor of Architecture College of Architecture and Environmental Design 2013-present Paul DiCorleto, Kent State University’s vice president for research and sponsored programs, likes to say that “innovation occurs where fields collide,” and October’s Scholar of the Month is certainly a testament...

The theme for this year The fourth annual Water and Land Symposium at Kent State University will be held Oct. 5-6 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent, Ohio. This year, the symposium is co-sponsored by Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Cleveland Water Alliance. The event is free and open to the public, but...