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  • Ken Kubiak

    Kennesaw State student pursues childhood dream through research

    June 24, 2024

    In 1981, NASA launched into orbit the space shuttle Columbia, which made 37 revolutions around Earth before safely landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California two days later. The mission was wildly successful, demonstrating the shuttle’s ability to not only take off like a rocket and carry a crew through orbit, but also land similar to an airplane. It also instilled in Ken Kubiak a lifelong fascination with space travel. Kubiak, a mechanical engineering student, enrolled at Kennesaw State University in 2022 to pursue his second bachelor’s degree.

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  • Eric Stachura

    Grant will help Kennesaw State math professor analyze electromagnetic waves

    June 21, 2024

    The stereotype of mathematics and mathematicians involves a solitary pursuit of knowledge, but Eric Stachura knows better. The Kennesaw State University assistant professor of mathematics works on quantitative analysis of electromagnetic waves and keeps a collaborative research practice with colleagues near and far. That partnership has led to a three-year grant worth $223,206 from the Army Research Office, a director of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory.

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  • Betsy Barron

    KSU student incorporates cultural background into research project

    June 20, 2024

    Betsy Barron is a senior elementary education major whose research project aims to engage students based on their cultural background in subjects such as literacy and mathematics. Barron is conducting her project, “Culturally Relevant Math Lessons and Motivation in Elementary Education," under the mentorship of professor of mathematics education Paula Guerra and through the Office of Undergraduate Research's Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).

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  • Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State, Kroger partnering to boost campus resources at nine HBCUs

    June 17, 2024

    Kennesaw State University is teaming with Kroger to ensure that college students have access to food and other basic necessities, through a partnership that will establish and expand campus resource pantries at nine other universities.

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  • Chantelle Chapman

    Kennesaw State grad embraces the art of research

    June 14, 2024

    For Chantelle Chapman, research includes bright colors, gouache paints, and a studio—rather than test tubes, safety goggles, a lab coat, and a laboratory. From Chapman’s studio came an art project about an extinct bird, the Carolina parakeet, that was declared extinct in 1939. The series of gouache paintings, “Parakeet Lost,” built upon research that included visits to museum specimen collections, earned a runner-up prize at KSU’s Spring Symposium of Student Scholars, a rarity for a student in the College of the Arts.

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  • Research

    Hooty Hoo's Doing Research?

    June 12, 2024

    Follow along as the Office of Research highlights undergraduate students engaged in research through the First-Year Scholars Program.

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  • Miyanna Clements-Williamson

    Kennesaw State alum's inspiring, full-circle journey

    June 07, 2024

    Miyanna Clements-Williamson’s journey is a testament to the transformative power of resilience and the importance of finding community. When she first stepped on Kennesaw State University’s campus, she was classified as a McKinney-Vento student, a designation given to high school students who have experienced homelessness.

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  • Charles Koduru

    Kennesaw State graduate builds award-winning disinfection robot

    June 06, 2024

    Charles Koduru recalls his aunt and older sister working in hospital settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Koduru, already interested in engineering, wanted to design a robot to make their jobs easier.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    Partnership gives Kennesaw State students paths to public service careers

    June 06, 2024

    Kennesaw State University is teaming with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue careers in public service. Kennesaw State is beginning a three-year partnership with the HHS’ Pathways to Public Service program, which will help students obtain paid internships and entry-level positions with federal government agencies.

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  • William Reed

    Kennesaw State master's graduate makes the personal academic

    June 04, 2024

    As his master’s thesis started to take shape, recent Kennesaw State University graduate William Reed noticed a limited amount of literature reviewing soccer referees within exercise science. So, he broke new ground. Reed, who earned his master’s degree in exercise science, connected his love of soccer with his academic interest in human performance, earning acclaim along the way.

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