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    KSU Students Selected to Present Research at Georgia State Capitol

    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.

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  • Faruque Hossain

    Construction Management Professor Strives for Global Sustainability

    February 24, 2021

    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. This week’s episode features Faruque Hossain, an assistant professor of construction management in the College of Architecture and Construction Management. He will discuss using a holistic approach to sustainable practices that will better protect the environment. Prior to the presentation, Hossain answered a few questions about their interest in research and its benefits to students.

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  • Research with Relevance

    Engineering team explores acoustic qualities of face masks

    February 10, 2021

    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. This week’s episode features Laura Ruhala, associate professor of mechanical engineering; Richard Ruhala, professor of mechanical engineering; and Lance Crimm, professor of electrical engineering; all of whom belong to the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. The trio will discuss a recent study involving the acoustic qualities of different types of face masks. Prior to the presentation, each answered a few questions about their interest in research and its benefits to students.

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  • Fall Symposium of Student Scholars

    Fall Symposium of Student Scholars

    December 02, 2020

    Symposium of Student Scholars

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  • Mario Bretfeld

    Researcher to discuss properties of plant growth

    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.

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  • Symposium of Student Scholars

    KSU Student Research on Display in Second Virtual Showcase

    November 25, 2020

    Following the success of its first virtual showcase in April, Kennesaw State University’s Symposium of Student Scholars will return in December for its first fall semester edition.

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  • Jessica Stephenson

    Researcher talks history and ethics of carved elephant ivory

    November 12, 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. Jessica Stephenson, associate professor of art history in the College of the Arts, will be the guest on the Nov. 13 show, presenting her research on the history and ethics of carved elephant ivory from 19th century Africa. An art historian raised in South Africa, Stephenson primarily focuses her research on the growing field of modern and contemporary African art. In advance of the upcoming Research with Relevance show, Stephenson answered a few questions about her interest in research and its benefits to students.

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  • Carrie Lyn Barron

    Star student overcomes homelessness to excel

    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.

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  • Ebony Glover

    KSU neuroscientist awarded grant for research on women's PTSD risk

    October 26, 2020

    Evidence shows that women are two times more likely than men to be affected by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a debilitating and costly mental health condition. Kennesaw State University’s Ebony Glover seeks to understand the biological factors behind that heightened risk through a grant she recently earned from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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  • Jennifer Wade-Berg

    KSU professor awarded research grant to explore diversity and inclusion

    October 19, 2020

    Kennesaw State University professor Jennifer Wade-Berg has been named the inaugural recipient of an American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Research Foundation grant promoting the study of diversity, equity and inclusion among associations.

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