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  • Kennesaw State professor earns national mentoring award

    Kennesaw State professor earns national mentoring award

    January 23, 2023

    In recognition of her commitment to her students and colleagues, Kennesaw State University associate professor Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez received the national 2022 Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences Award.

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  • Kennesaw State research: COVID surges caused higher mortality among non-COVID patients

    Kennesaw State research: COVID surges caused higher mortality among non-COVID patients

    January 19, 2023

    Overall patient care suffered during the coronavirus pandemic when COVID-19 surges swamped U.S. hospitals, especially in patients 45 years and older, a study by a Kennesaw State University researcher shows.

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  • Kennesaw State Field Station is a living laboratory

    Kennesaw State Field Station is a living laboratory

    January 17, 2023

    Just a few minutes northwest of Kennesaw State University sits a 23-acre plot of land along Hickory Grove Road near Interstate 75 in Kennesaw, Ga.

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  • Kennesaw State-based mushroom farming business takes honors at innovation challenge

    Kennesaw State-based mushroom farming business takes honors at innovation challenge

    January 12, 2023

    A business founded by researchers at Kennesaw State University to improve the process of growing specialty mushrooms won the People’s Choice Award and finished among four finalists at the Ag Innovation Challenge sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).

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  • Kennesaw State receives federal grant to train nurses in fight against opioid addiction

    Kennesaw State receives federal grant to train nurses in fight against opioid addiction

    January 11, 2023

    Kennesaw State University’s Wellstar School of Nursing has received a federal grant to teach graduate students how to help patients break increasingly deadly opioid addictions.

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  • Kennesaw State researchers work to solve problems around the globe

    Kennesaw State researchers work to solve problems around the globe

    December 21, 2022

    Researchers across Kennesaw State colleges look to solve problems, whether they exist on a local, national, or global scale.

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  • Kennesaw State student pursues careers in nursing, track

    Kennesaw State student pursues careers in nursing, track

    December 08, 2022

    Between workouts and 12-hour clinical shifts, Kennesaw State senior Sarah Hendrick has lived college life to the fullest. As a nursing major and undergraduate researcher in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, she participated in the Symposium of Student Scholars presenting a study on opioid addiction. As an athlete on KSU’s track and field team, she has earned all-America honors four times in the 800-meter run. To top it off, Hendrick has done all of this while earning President’s List six times and the Dean’s List twice.

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  • Grant boosts expansion of Kennesaw State researcher

    Grant boosts expansion of Kennesaw State researcher's study of high-tech materials

    December 07, 2022

    By discovering a process that could simplify the manufacturing of advanced materials used in consumer electronics, Kennesaw State University assistant professor of chemistry Graham Collier has earned a nearly $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand his research.

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  • Kennesaw State and Georgia Tech researchers partner to marry dance and science

    Kennesaw State and Georgia Tech researchers partner to marry dance and science

    December 02, 2022

    Wriggling into a stretchy, full-body black suit with internal wires, Kennesaw State University senior Jordan Carter smiled. “I feel like a spy,” the dance major said as she zipped up the motion capture suit, put on the accompanying gloves and strapped an elastic crown to her head. Nearby, KSU assistant professor of dance Andrea Knowlton watched two stick-figure avatars on a laptop screen. Carter and junior Tyler Hayes admired their suits and made adjustments before going through a series of predetermined movements.

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  • Christina Scherrer

    NIH grant aids Kennesaw State researcher to expand work on school-based dental health programs

    November 28, 2022

    Kennesaw State University researcher Christina Scherrer’s studies on school-based dental health programs have shown how effective they can be in reducing tooth decay in elementary-aged children. Now, through a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Scherrer is expanding her research to see if similar programs can also help children in middle school.

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