January 20, 2022
Two Kennesaw State University researchers have been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore improvements in theoretical formalisms and calculations that could advance the study of theoretical particle physics worldwide.
December 23, 2021
Kennesaw State University student-athletes not only left their mark on the field of play in the fall semester but also worked diligently in the classroom for an outstanding academic semester. The Owls posted a 3.13 grade point average as a department during the 2021 fall semester.
December 16, 2021
At Kennesaw State University, graduation doesn’t mark the end of a journey. Rather, it signifies the launch of an entirely new adventure. It’s a time during which thousands of Owls transition from inquisitive learners to innovative doers, from students to the next generation of business leaders, teachers, engineers, artists and healthcare workers. A time in which far-flung families descend upon Kennesaw State to laud the achievements of their loved ones. In celebration of those turning the page to a new chapter, KSU honored more than 2,500 students in its Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies this week.
December 09, 2021
As a freshman in 2018, Kennesaw State University student Shania Kalladanthyil sought solace in the classroom and laboratory following the tragic death of her older sister.
November 29, 2021
Demand for culinary mushrooms in Georgia and the wider region is far higher than supply, leaving both home cooks and chefs wanting. Mushroom-growing technology developed at Kennesaw State University could be poised to change that.
October 08, 2021
Early this year, Clint Penick’s voice floated over the airwaves on NPR and the BBC. His words appeared in scores of print and online media outlets, too. The assistant professor of biology at Kennesaw State authored a paper on a new discovery about ants—that they can shrink and regrow their brains—which appeared in the prestigious scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. He found himself in virtual chats with print and broadcast journalists from around the world, explaining the ability of Indian jumping ants to regenerate brain tissue.
September 27, 2021
Whether it’s in the shallows along the Florida Gulf Coast or a stream near Atlanta, Kennesaw State assistant professor of biology Troy Mutchler often finds himself knee-deep in his research. Mutchler studies human effects on underwater plant ecosystems, and he sought to find out why some coastal plants were dying at increasing rates.
August 20, 2021
Kennesaw State University senior Ethan Wagner’s research into a durable polymer that can conduct electricity won the top prize on Thursday at the Birla Carbon symposium, where the College of Science and Mathematics recognized its 11 Birla Carbon Scholars.
August 10, 2021
Jade Lugo became a researcher almost by accident. Now, the Kennesaw State 2021 biochemistry graduate has secured a postbaccalaureate research position with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Lugo, who had pursued several majors before deciding that she wanted to be a neuroscientist, will participate in NIH’s Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award program, which allows college graduates pursuing advanced degrees to spend one to two years conducting biomedical research with leading NIH scientists.
July 30, 2021
Hope Didier forged her own path at Kennesaw State – an academic journey that blended divergent passions in dance and the sciences. The July graduate will earn two bachelor’s degrees this week in fields not typically paired: dance and molecular and cellular biology.