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  • Julia Fortenberry

    KSU graduate uses data analytics skills for the win

    November 19, 2020

    Julia Fortenberry’s best-learned skills led her from the classrooms at Kennesaw State to a job as a supply chain analyst at Americold, a cold-storage and transport company with corporate offices in the Atlanta area. She graduated last December with a major in computational and applied mathematics and a minor in statistics. Thanks to the combination of her coursework and a summer internship, Americold hired her full time starting in January.

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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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  • Clint Penick

    Researcher focuses on insect interactions

    October 14, 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, Clint Penick, assistant professor of biology in the College of Science and Mathematics, will discuss his research involving what humans can learn from how insects interact with their environment.

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  • Congratulations, Class of 2020!

    Congratulations, Class of 2020!

    July 22, 2020

    Kennesaw State summer 2020 graduates

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  • Data Science

    Kennesaw State, UT program to offer research experience to ROTC students

    July 16, 2020

    Kennesaw State University and the University of Tennessee (UT), in collaboration with the Office of Naval Research, will launch a unique program training a cohort of Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students at each institution in cybersecurity, data analytics and advance manufacturing.

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  • KSU among top 15 national schools where students are eager to enroll

    KSU among top 15 national schools where students are eager to enroll

    June 02, 2020

    For the third consecutive year, Kennesaw State is a leading choice for students, according to data from U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News study determined that Kennesaw State has one of the nation’s highest admissions yield rates, meaning the percentage of admitted students who enroll.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    More than 3,500 spring graduates earn degrees from Kennesaw State

    May 07, 2020

    Their official ceremony may be postponed, but more than 3,500 Kennesaw State University students are graduating this week. The May 2020 class of 3,512 graduate candidates – 2,893 undergraduate and 619 graduate students – marks an increase from last spring’s 3,400 graduates. The students are earning their degrees and receiving their diplomas after KSU transitioned to fully remote learning midway through the semester because of the coronavirus outbreak, which also caused the May Commencement ceremonies to be postponed.

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  • Students share research via Virtual Symposium

    Students share research via Virtual Symposium

    April 17, 2020

    The 24th annual Symposium of Student Scholars, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, was held virtually for the first time as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that students would not miss out on valuable experiential learning opportunities. The event is held each year to give undergraduate and graduate researchers from all disciplines at Kennesaw State University the opportunity to present their work to a wider audience.

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  • Kojo Mensa-Wilmot

    Renowned cellular biology researcher named dean for College of Science and Mathematics

    February 27, 2020

    Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kathy Schwaig have named Kojo Mensa-Wilmot as dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. He will start in his new role on August 1.

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  • Altug Poyraz and students

    Kennesaw State Researcher Wins Petroleum Grant

    December 12, 2019

    Altug Poyraz, an assistant professor of inorganic chemistry at Kennesaw State University, has been awarded an American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) grant for research on petroleum coke, a carbon-rich solid fuel produced during the oil refining process.

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