February 05, 2021
Best known as the morning meteorologist at Atlanta TV station WXIA, Chesley McNeil also teaches environmental and atmospheric science at Kennesaw State as an adjunct professor. Today is National Weatherperson’s Day, so with that in mind and as part of Black History Month, McNeil reflects on combining his loves of science and television, acknowledging his role models in both television and science, and giving back by teaching and talking about meteorology.
February 01, 2021
Only months after earning a degree in computational and applied mathematics, Jessica Reyes is making waves in the data science industry and giving back to the academic program that set her on her path to success. As a data scientist at Equifax, Reyes leverages her skills in data and analytics to understand financial lending trends in mortgage and auto industries and to provide her clients with sound decision-making.
January 22, 2021
Kennesaw State University senior Basirat Olorunlambe’s research on the use of bacteria to reduce infections from MRSA, an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria, in healthcare facilities, won the top award at the College of Science and Mathematics Birla Carbon Symposium. The annual event recognizes 11 student scholars and their research.
December 02, 2020
Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research is hosting 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. In this week’s episode, Mario Bretfeld, assistant professor of biology in the College of Science and Mathematics, will discuss his research on the thermo-biological properties of organic and conventional tomatoes grown at the KSU Field Station. Before the presentation, Bretfeld answered a few questions about his interest in research and the ways in which he involves students.
November 19, 2020
Julia Fortenberry’s best-learned skills led her from the classrooms at Kennesaw State to a job as a supply chain analyst at Americold, a cold-storage and transport company with corporate offices in the Atlanta area. She graduated last December with a major in computational and applied mathematics and a minor in statistics. Thanks to the combination of her coursework and a summer internship, Americold hired her full time starting in January.
November 05, 2020
To say Kennesaw State senior Carrie Lyn Barron has a lot of irons in the fire is an understatement. Among those who know her, the most popular observation is “I don’t know how she does it.” Barron, a non-traditional cellular, molecular and developmental biology major and student in KSU Journey Honors College, works in the lab of professor of biochemistry Jonathan McMurry, works two jobs and cares for her husband, Jay, who has autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). With support from Kennesaw State’s Campus Awareness, Resource and Empowerment (CARE) Services, the couple now have a stable place to live.
October 14, 2020
Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research is hosting 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. In this week’s episode, Clint Penick, assistant professor of biology in the College of Science and Mathematics, will discuss his research involving what humans can learn from how insects interact with their environment.
July 22, 2020
Kennesaw State summer 2020 graduates
July 16, 2020
Kennesaw State University and the University of Tennessee (UT), in collaboration with the Office of Naval Research, will launch a unique program training a cohort of Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students at each institution in cybersecurity, data analytics and advance manufacturing.
June 02, 2020
For the third consecutive year, Kennesaw State is a leading choice for students, according to data from U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News study determined that Kennesaw State has one of the nation’s highest admissions yield rates, meaning the percentage of admitted students who enroll.