April 08, 2021
While he was vice president of research and development at a Marietta medical device company, Michael Lipoma was rewriting his life’s script when he enrolled in Kennesaw State University’s Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) program in 2005. The KSU education, along with experience he gained as both a writer and producer since graduation has paid off for Lipoma. The International Screenwriters Association named him to its “Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2021” list.
April 06, 2021
Considering her dedication to social justice, inclusion and community engagement, it’s no surprise that Kennesaw State University student Madison Potts views her national award from the NAACP as a team accomplishment. Potts, a senior majoring in political science, was honored as the Youth Activist of the Year as part of the 52nd annual NAACP Image Awards. The president of Kennesaw State’s NAACP student chapter, Potts was recognized for her commitment to voter education and registration.
March 24, 2021
The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has named Kennesaw State University’s Department of Geography and Anthropology as one of two recipients of the 2021 Award for Bachelor's Program Excellence in Geography.
March 19, 2021
One year ago this month, the lives of the entire KSU community changed rapidly as the university was forced to close its doors due to COVID-19. In April 2020, the KSU Archives and Special Collections began collecting stories of how our University community was experiencing the pandemic. Students, faculty and staff submitted personal narratives, photographs, video, and classwork over the following month documenting their own experiences in the early days of the virus.
March 19, 2021
Kennesaw State University journalism professor Josh Azriel is an ardent supporter of freedom of the press rights for members of the mass media – even more so after having been in the trenches with a group that some people might deem less worthy of freedom to do their job: the paparazzi.
March 18, 2021
Thought Provoking Podcast
March 17, 2021
KENNESAW, Ga. (March 17, 2021) — Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research hosts a one-hour web show every other Friday at 4 p.m. to showcase the varied research being conducted by KSU faculty members. “Research with Relevance” spotlights Kennesaw State researchers in a live interview followed by an interactive question-and-answer session with the virtual audience. This week’s episode features Brian Moore, an assistant professor of psychology in the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He will discuss his work to better understand the impact that traumatic stressors have on military members and their families, in order to improve their health and quality of life.
March 05, 2021
The old adage posits that polite conversation does not include politics or religion. Kennesaw State assistant professor of political science J. Benjamin Taylor asks, “Why not?” Taylor has co-authored a book called Political Advocacy and American Politics: Why People Fight So Often About Politics, in which he and Georgia State University associate professor of political science Sean Richey argue that political advocacy—trying to persuade someone of your viewpoint while remaining civil and recognizing their humanity—is part and parcel of a functioning democracy.
February 24, 2021
Three undergraduate researchers will represent Kennesaw State University at the Posters at the Georgia State Capitol, a showcase of the state’s best undergraduate research, on Feb. 24 from 1-5 p.m. The event gives selected participants from Georgia’s colleges and universities an opportunity to present their research to state leaders. Sponsored by the Georgia Undergraduate Research Collective, the 2021 poster session will take place as a synchronous online virtual conference.
February 18, 2021
To Regina Bradley, Southern hip-hop is more than just about music; it is a means to understanding Black culture, and it offers an opportunity to engage in a dialogue around race. Bradley, assistant professor of English and African diaspora studies, researches how Southern hip-hop influences perspectives on Black history and social issues in the South.