2013 News Archive

by School of Communication Studies
October 25, 2013 - 1:04am
Social Media and Democracy will feature a panel of two Kent State University professors and two Pulitzer Center Journalists to discuss how social media platforms are influencing policy and giving a voice to the silenced on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7:30-9 p.m. in the First Energy Auditorium, 340 Franklin Hall.
by Eric Mansfield
October 24, 2013 - 10:31am
10/28/13 UPDATE: This event has been postponed to been postponed to April 2, 2014. Kent State University will host The Policy Institute on Nov. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Studio A of Beall/McDowell Hall, with a focus on creating and updating sexual misconduct policies for institutions ranging from kindergarten to higher education. Beall/McDowell Hall is located off Loop Road on the Kent Campus.
by Eric Mansfield
October 24, 2013 - 10:31am
Gregg L. Andrews, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Tuscarawas, announced he will resign as dean effective July 1, 2014.
by Emily Vincent
October 23, 2013 - 10:31am
Thomas V. Melillo, D.P.M., who served as chief executive officer of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine, died Oct. 22 after a battle with cancer. He was 68 years old. Melillo led one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio since August 1984. The college was known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine before becoming a part of Kent State in July 2012.
by Kent State University Communications and Marketing
October 23, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics will host Lawrence Venuti, a leading translation studies scholar, during the fourth annual Gregory M. Shreve Lecture Series. Venuti will speak about the genealogies of translation theory on Friday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom.
by Ann VerWiebe
October 23, 2013 - 10:31am
WKSU Assistant News Director Amanda Rabinowitz was presented a prestigious National Murrow Award from Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA) at an Oct. 14 ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. The award was presented by ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn during the live-streamed formal event.
by Alyssa Hunnell
October 22, 2013 - 12:53pm
Dedicated fans of Community saw a television show worthy of an internet-based grassroots campaign to save a favorite show. Rekha Sharma saw a case study that demonstrated the power fans wield when interacting with show's producers and a TV network to influence a program's content. Sharma's study in fandom also explores how organizations and power structures use persuasion, how new technology changes the way viewers watch shows and in turn how continually evolving methods are needed to measure viewer ratings.
by School of Visual Communication Design
October 22, 2013 - 12:52pm
Penina Acayo, 2013 graduate of the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University, earned a position as a Research Associate in Visual Communication Design at Notre Dame University’s Department of Art, Art History and Design.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 22, 2013 - 11:32am
JMC student journalists can be tenacious when it comes to getting their stories. Visual journalism senior Coty Giannelli is no exception. Instead of spending his summer relaxing, he traveled to Syria to get a first-hand account of the ongoing conflict there. Photo credit: Coty Giannelli
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 21, 2013 - 11:40am
First the Tinker Tour came to Kent State.  Now Kent State has joined the Tinker Tour.