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  • Israel Sánchez-Cardona

    Partnership aimed at addressing structural issues affecting health disparities in Puerto Rico through $6 million NIH award

    September 28, 2023

    Kennesaw State University associate professor of psychology and associate director of the AMES Research Center, Israel Sánchez-Cardona will embark on a five-year, $6 million research initiative sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at developing partnerships between researchers and community organizations to address structural issues affecting health in Puerto Rico.

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  • Jian Zhang

    Kennesaw State study uses AI, common clothing tags to diagnose health issues

    September 20, 2023

    Occasionally, big ideas are birthed from small beginnings. Kennesaw State University assistant professor Jian Zhang got the idea to study joint movement after hearing about his friend’s toddler who developed some serious sleep issues. Zhang, who has a background working on robotic systems and is interested in how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology can improve our daily lives, thought there might be a way to combine artificial intelligence and clothing security tags to help find a solution.

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  • Edwin Trejo-Rivera

    Kennesaw State student presents undergraduate research at international conference

    September 15, 2023

    Kennesaw State University student Edwin Trejo-Rivera said that having opportunities to conduct research is an experience he never expected to have at an undergraduate level. The junior psychology major from Marietta not only had that opportunity but, over the summer, presented his research on a global scale at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology in Paraguay.

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  • Christy Storey and Matthew Lyons

    Kennesaw State institute, professor help Cherokee County address homelessness

    September 11, 2023

    Connections matter in matching people who have no home with services they need. In Cherokee County this year, connections between a United Way leader who is a two-time Kennesaw State University graduate and scholars at KSU led to a study that pinpointed the extent of the needs of unhoused people in the county.

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  • IVE lab

    Kennesaw State immersive experience lab presents future-focused research opportunities

    September 06, 2023

    Tucked away in an unassuming room on Kennesaw State University’s campus is a device that can help researchers study black holes, better understand microscopic organisms and even learn to fly.

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  • Birla Carbon scholar

    Kennesaw State celebrates 10th cohort of Birla Carbon scholars

    August 28, 2023

    Senior biology student Katie Moerschel’s study on the effects of prenatal exposure to THC won the top prize on Thursday at the Birla Carbon Scholars Symposium. Now in its 10th year, the Symposium marks the completion of an intensive summer research program that allows students to apply their studies toward sponsored projects under the guidance of Kennesaw State faculty scholars.

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  • Brandon Carpenter

    Kennesaw State biology professor will create research opportunities through NIH grant

    August 24, 2023

    Kennesaw State University biology professor Brandon Carpenter was inspired to pursue a career in science because of an undergraduate research experience. With a recent grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he’ll provide a similar experience to his students.

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  • Kennesaw State and Cobb County partnership pioneers new mental health 911 response

    Kennesaw State and Cobb County partnership pioneers new mental health 911 response

    July 10, 2023

    A Kennesaw State University research team is working to develop new systems and software that could help first responders better handle emergency calls for mental health issues in Georgia and beyond.

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  • Researcher uses virtual reality to help autism spectrum students cope

    Researcher uses virtual reality to help autism spectrum students cope

    June 12, 2023

    Joy Li, assistant professor of game design and development in the College of Computing and Software Engineering, has always been interested in using advanced gaming tools in a serious manner.

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  • Kennesaw State faculty study shows potential effects of presidents

    Kennesaw State faculty study shows potential effects of presidents' use of Twitter

    June 09, 2023

    Twitter can influence American standing in the world when one of its 350 million users is the U.S. president, a study from Kennesaw State University suggests.

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