FY19 News

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  • research lab

    KSU opens healthcare management and informatics lab

    June 17, 2019

    Collaboration with leading insurance provider offers opportunities for practical research.

  • Jonathan McMurry

    Biochemistry professor awarded NIH grant

    June 11, 2019

    Jonathan McMurry will continue work on cell-penetrating peptide technology.

  • Roadmap to Success

    KSU MAGAZINE - Roadmap to Success

    Spring 2019 

    How KSU is setting its own course to become one of the nation's top R2 research universities

  • Linh Le

    Deep Learning

    May 15, 2019

    Linh Le is first graduate of KSU's Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science program.

  • Mental Health Symposium

    Mental health symposium will be held at Kennesaw State May 11

    May 8, 2019

    Event will provide local mental health resources and services.

  • Tequila Porter

    Bridging the Gap

    May 1, 2019

    Graduate student's personal trauma fuels research interest.

  • Dr. Ferreira in Japan

    Preserving planet Earth through research

    April 22, 2019

    Environmental science professor tackles Fukushima nuclear disaster

  • Jomon Paul

    Research around Campus: Coles College of Business initiatives support and grow faculty research

    April 19, 2019

    Jomon Paul discusses his role as director of research for the College.

  • Chao Mei

    Professor developing method to aid learning among students with autism

    April 9, 2019

    Chao Mei is using VR and a custom-built computer program to develop an innovative method of therapy.

  • Diplomacy Lab

    Kennesaw State named partner for State Department's Diplomacy Lab

    April 1, 2019

    Partnership harnesses research and innovation of students and faculty.

  • Shawn Long

    New dean named for KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences

    March 26, 2019

    Experienced academician Shawn Long assumes role July 15. 

  • Tim Blumentritt

    New dean named for College of Professional Education

    March 25, 2019

    Tim Blumentritt brings strategic vision and leadership. 

  • Don McGarey

    Don McGarey named interim dean of College of Science and Mathematics

    March 22, 2019

    Biology professor and researcher assumes role April 1.

  • Ian Ferguson

    New dean named for KSU's engineering college

    March 22, 2019

    Ian Ferguson will assume role effective Aug. 15.  

  • Ivan Pulinkala

    KSU dance program founder named dean of the College of the Arts

    March 6, 2019

    Ivan Pulinkala is distinguished leader and scholar in arts community. 

  • BYU accounting research rankings

    BYU accounting research rankings

    March 5, 2019

    Accounting faculty publication rankings released for 2018.

  • Annelise Vermot

    KSU biology professor creates international research partnership

    March 5, 2019

    Susan M.E. Smith serves as mentor for French doctoral student. 

  • NIH grant

    KSU social science professors awarded NIH grant

    March 1, 2019

    Their project will focus on chronic disease self-management for low-income African American men.

  • NSF logo

    Notice on changes to NSF's Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

    Feb. 14, 2019

    The Office of Research outlines a list of major changes that will now take effect Feb. 25. This delay is due to the recent partial government shutdown.

  • data science course

    KSU academic-industry research partnership developed through hands-on course

    Feb. 4, 2019

    Graduate students tackle industry's data science problems.

  • Kat Schwaig

    Kathy Schwaig named KSU's fourth provost and senior vice president for academic affairs

    Jan. 29, 2019

    Business school dean and researcher serves as University's first female chief academic officer

  • NSF logo

    NSF resumes operations after partial government shutdown

    Jan. 29, 2019 

    Notice from NSF regarding resumption of operations. 

  • United Nations University

    Ph.D. student's research was focus of recent United Nations University course

    Jan. 28, 2019

    Brittany Foutz makes impact on human trafficking efforts

  • MBA team

    SPANX partners with KSU during graduate-level data science course

    Jan. 18, 2019

    MBA students won 15-week challenge of finding data-driven solutions to improve  customer messaging.

  • NSF logo

    Notice on changes to NSF's Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

    Jan. 15, 2019

    The Office of Research outlines a list of major changes that will take effect Jan. 28, 2019.

  • Dr. Nasseri

    Mechanical engineering team designs finger support

    Jan. 11, 2019

    Professor Simin Nasseri and her students have developed a finger support to correct deformities.

  • Notice about Federal Funding Agencies during Partial Government Shutdown

    Notice about federal funding agencies during partial government shutdown

    Jan. 7, 2019

    The Office of Research publishes notice to KSU researchers about federal funding.  

  • Taylor Downs

    Ph.D. research recognized at academic conference

    Jan. 2, 2019

    Taylor Downs, a doctoral student in international conflict management, wins best student paper award.

  • CSJ group

    Center for Sustainable Journalism receives two individual grants

    Dec. 20, 2018

    Private foundations provide ongoing support of Center's publishing portfolio.

  • R2 designation

    KSU elevated to R2 doctoral institution

    Dec. 19, 2018

    New status reflects increased focus on research and scholarship.

  • Top Research Stories of 2018

    Top 5 research stories

    Dec. 17, 2018

    A look back at some of the stories that highlight KSU's varied research portfolio.

  • KSU receives grant from Governor's Office of Highway Safety

    KSU receives grant from Governor's Office of Highway Safety

    Dec. 17, 2018

    The grant will support programming to encourage better driving behaviors. 

  • Dan Morris

    Biologist awarded three-year NIH grant

    Dec. 13, 2018

    Daniel Morris is working to improve gene-editing technology delivery to living cells. 

  • Phaedra Corso

    KSU names permanent vice president for research

    Dec. 11, 2018

    Phaedra Corso will lead the Office of Research effective Feb. 4. 

  • Distinguished Professor

    Music professor honored by KSU Foundation

    Nov. 30, 2018

    Laurence Sherr recognized with 2018 University Distinguished Professor Award.

  • Bell Award

    Professor earns Georgia Historical Society book award

    Nov. 28, 2018

    Tom Okie earns Bell Award for his book on the history of the iconic Georgia peach.

  • Blind Spot Detection Device

    Student researchers acquire patent for safety device

    Nov. 28, 2018

    A team of KSU alumni invented retrofit blind spot detection system aiming to keep roadways safer.

  • FutureX Live

    FutureX Live conference highlighted how AR and VR are changing entertainment industry

    Nov. 26, 2018

    Coles College of Business faculty were among the speakers at the 2018 event on these emerging technologies.

  • Bat Research

    Research on bats funded by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

    Nov. 26, 2018

    Chris Cornelison is among a collaborative team focused on combatting white-nose syndrome in bats.

  • Yuri Feito

    Exercise science professor conducts Cross Fit injury study

    Nov. 15, 2018

    Yuri Feito found that CrossFit training is relatively safe compared with other types of training. 

  • Regina Bradley

    Researcher gives a voice to Southern hip-hop

    Nov. 5, 2018

    Research, fiction and teaching all inform and build into the experience Regina Bradley sees in the South.

  • Coles research symposium

    Coles College of Business hosts research symposium on terrorism, natural disasters

    Nov. 2, 2018

    Faculty from major research university and KSU peers offered perspectives on improving global security.


  • Lance Crimm

    Electrical engineering professor named 2019 Engineer of the Year

    Nov. 2. 2018

    Lance Crimm earns state's highest honor from the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.

  • BrainLab

    BrainLab uses technology and cooperation to change how students learn

    Oct. 30, 2018

    Researchers in the Coles College of Business BrainLab are using the latest technology to understand the human mind.

  • Ayse Tekes and students

    Research that resonates using 3D printing technology

    Oct. 23, 2018

    A team of mechanical engineering students, led by assistant professor Ayse Tekes, is seeking patent for lab equipment.

  • Theoretical Physicists

    KSU theoretical particle physicists awarded National Science Foundation grants

    Oct. 11, 2018

    Nikolaos Kidonakis and Marco Guzzi each has been awarded NSF grants to fund their individual projects to improve theoretical predictions in particle production experiments conducted at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). 

  • Andrea Sal with Yuri Feito

    International student completes research fellowship in KSU's exercise physiology laboratory

    Oct. 4, 2018

    Andrea Sal, a college student from Spain, is immersed in multiple research projects with KSU faculty mentor Yuri Feito thanks to an IMFAHE Excellence Fellowship.

  • State Farm donation

    KSU receives grant to improve computing readiness and diversity

    Oct. 3, 2018

    KSU's College of Computing and Software Engineering has been awarded a $50,000 grant in an ongoing effort to prepare middle school students interested in STEM fields.

  • David Garofalo

    Finding New Clues

    Sept. 24, 2018

    Physics professor David Garofalo sheds light on mysteries of black holes.

  • Mechatronics Engineering

    Preparing Future Mechatronics Engineering Students

    Tecnomatix software from Siemens, a German automation company, helps students in David Guerra-Zubiaga's digital manufacturing course create digital twins of integrated manufacturing systems.

  • John C. Salerno

    Kennesaw State University hosted John C. Salerno Memorial Research Symposium on Sept. 28

    The Office of Research honors pioneering researcher in enzymology and spectroscopy, while showcasing a cross-section of KSU faculty research.

  • Office of Research logo

    New faces in the Office of Research

    Sept. 6, 2018

    The Office of Research has expanded its staff to help advance its mission of supporting the research and creative endeavors of KSU faculty and students.  

  • National Geographic logo

    KSU researchers and their community engagement partner awarded National Geographic Society

    Sept. 6, 2018

    The grant will help expand efforts of migration studies book project.   

  • HHMI logo

    STEM Diversity and Inclusion

    June 20, 2018

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards $1 million grant to Kennesaw State.

  • The Road to Discovery

    The Road to Discovery

    Spring 2018

    Kennesaw State University Research and Service Foundation is the University's on-campus conduit to patent office.

  • BioInnovation Lab

    Cultivating Innovation

    June 12, 2018

    New applied research lab focuses on student experience. 

  • EPA P3 grant

    KSU receives EPA grant for undergraduate research activity in environmental protection

    May 24, 2018

    People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant will be used to reduce aircraft emissions. 

  • Harry Price

    KSU music professor wins national award

    April 25, 2018

    NAfME names Harry E. Price recipient of Senior Researcher Award. 

  • Bill Ensign

    KSU biologist professor wins national mentoring award

    March 22, 2018

    Council on Undergraduate Research recognizes William Ensign.  

  • Igniting Entrepreneurship

    Igniting Entrepreneurship

    Feb. 27, 2018

    Students create their own opportunities with successful startups. 

  • NSF logo

    KSU STEM students to benefit from new math instruction

    Jan. 23, 2018

    SEMINAL project supported by the National Science Foundation.