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  • Audrey Morgan

    Kennesaw State Academic Learning Center named for longtime family benefactors

    February 08, 2024

    成人直播鈥檚 Academic Learning Center, home to student honors and research facilities, now bears the name of the University鈥檚 largest family benefactors. In front of an audience of 成人直播 deans, faculty and scholarship recipients who have benefited from the gifts of Audrey Morgan and her late sister Bobbie Bailey, 成人直播 leaders unveiled on Tuesday the newly named Morgan and Bailey Academic Learning Center. Philanthropic support from Morgan, Bailey and the Bobbie Bailey Foundation totals more than $17 million, making the family the largest family donors in 成人直播 history.

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  • Paul Lee

    Kennesaw State receives grant to help children with sickle cell disease

    January 17, 2024

    Most of the estimated 300,000 babies born every year with sickle cell disease, an inherited red blood cell disorder, live in sub-Saharan Africa in nations where there are few resources to treat them. Kennesaw State Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Paul Lee said it is his life鈥檚 mission to reduce the likelihood that children born with sickle cell disease will die from strokes, one of the most common complications. Lee has received $426,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health for a three-year study aimed at developing a more economical testing device to determine an affected child鈥檚 risk of stroke.

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  • Calculus grant

    Kennesaw State receives $2.5 million grant to foster student success in calculus

    January 02, 2024

    The brainchild of three 成人直播 professors will introduce concepts of calculus into high school math earlier to help students be more successful when they get to college. The National Science Foundation awarded Kennesaw State a $2.5 million interdisciplinary grant for a project being called 鈥淐alculus for All.鈥 The thought behind it is relatively simple 鈥 if students are exposed to concepts of calculus in high school, they stand a better chance of passing calculus classes in college and can pursue STEM-related careers.

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  • NIH grant

    Kennesaw State receives $2 million grant to boost doctoral education

    November 28, 2023

    Weeks after finishing his undergraduate degree in biology, Tyler Hill opened his email to a notice of a master鈥檚 degree program at 成人直播 that would serve as a stepping stone to a doctoral degree. The email told him about the Peach State Bridges to the Doctorate Program at Kennesaw State. Hill鈥檚 success highlights the effectiveness of the Bridges program. Thanks to stories like Hill鈥檚, the program recently received a new five-year training grant renewal worth $2 million from the National Institutes of Health, with professors Melanie Griffin, Martin Hudson, and Kojo Mensa-Wilmot serving as co-principal investigators on the renewal.

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  • Carol Chrestensen

    Kennesaw State professor receives grant to study enzymes linked to cardiovascular disease and cancer

    November 13, 2023

    A decade-long effort to study protein and enzyme binding could be the key to understanding and preventing cardiovascular disease and cancer. Equipped with a three-year, $405,650 grant from the National Institutes of Health, 成人直播 professor Carol Chrestensen will further investigate the binding process with the help of undergraduate researchers.

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  • Computing

    Kennesaw State researcher explores new way to use AI for student teachers

    October 30, 2023

    Student teachers face a common challenge in their academic careers 鈥 they have limited opportunities to interact with elementary school children prior to their final year of college. To fix this, a 成人直播 researcher is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to give education students lifelike interactions with a virtual student earlier in their training.

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  • Jianming Wen

    Kennesaw State playing role in making super-fast quantum computing a reality

    October 23, 2023

    In what could provide a significant boost for national defense, Kennesaw State associate professor Jianming Wen is working to create a building block of a new form of computing that is faster and more secure than today鈥檚 best supercomputers. To help build and equip his laboratory, Wen has received a $796,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand study of the physics of quantum computing, making 成人直播 one of 22 universities receiving funds through the NSF鈥檚 $38 million ExpandQISE (Expand Quantum Information Science and Engineering) initiative.

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  • Israel S谩nchez-Cardona

    Partnership aimed at addressing structural issues affecting health disparities in Puerto Rico through $6 million NIH award

    September 28, 2023

    成人直播 associate professor of psychology and associate director of the AMES Research Center, Israel S谩nchez-Cardona will embark on a five-year, $6 million research initiative sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at developing partnerships between researchers and community organizations to address structural issues affecting health in Puerto Rico.

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  • Jian Zhang

    Kennesaw State study uses AI, common clothing tags to diagnose health issues

    September 20, 2023

    Occasionally, big ideas are birthed from small beginnings. 成人直播 assistant professor Jian Zhang got the idea to study joint movement after hearing about his friend鈥檚 toddler who developed some serious sleep issues. Zhang, who has a background working on robotic systems and is interested in how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology can improve our daily lives, thought there might be a way to combine artificial intelligence and clothing security tags to help find a solution.

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  • Edwin Trejo-Rivera

    Kennesaw State student presents undergraduate research at international conference

    September 15, 2023

    成人直播 student Edwin Trejo-Rivera said that having opportunities to conduct research is an experience he never expected to have at an undergraduate level. The junior psychology major from Marietta not only had that opportunity but, over the summer, presented his research on a global scale at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology in Paraguay.

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