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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 9:51am
Terrorism can be a heavy subject for many to digest, but for Communication Studies faculty, it is a teaching opportunity. 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 12:57pm
The CCI course Media and Movements explores social movements of our time through storytelling, strategy and advocacy. Fall 2021's seminar, themed “Building a Better World,” required students to select a specific human rights or human dignity issue that impacts their Kent State pe...
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 1:38pm
In the Communication Studies course, “Media, Food & Foodways,” Assistant Professor Teddy Workneh, Ph.D., asked his students to dig deep into their family’s history to understand the ways in which food has shaped inter-generational relationships and values. Here's some of what...
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 12:40pm
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month (November), we are shining a spotlight on the students, alumni and faculty within the College who are making a difference in Native American communities by advocating for change and elevating diverse voices.  If you would like to b...
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 4:19pm
The College of Communication and Information and School of Communication Studies congratulates two faculty members who are finalists for some of Kent State’s highest teaching honors:
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:35am
Travel is a communicative experience. When we leave our homes — whether we are dining in a new neighborhood or traveling across the globe — the way we communicate with local residents and the way we share our experiences through social media, podcasts and other storytelling metho...
Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 2:00pm
Throughout summer 2021, students from a variety of majors within the School of Media and Journalism worked for Project Citizen, a collaborative project organized by Kent State alumna and former CNN anchor Carol Costello. 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:38pm
Two Communication Studies faculty members were honored at the Ohio Communication Association's 2021 Conference, "Resilience Through Communication," Oct. 1-2, 2021, at Youngstown State University. This was the Association's 85th annual conference.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:49pm
Growing up in a country annexed by the Soviet Union, Ruslanas Iržikevičius grew up with a well-developed sense for recognizing propaganda and disinformation. As a visiting Humphrey Fellow, he visited Kent State’s School of Media and Journalism, September 18-24, 2021.
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:00am
Senior journalism major Morgan McGrath has been awarded the inaugural Michael J.  Gallagher II Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established in late 2020, in memory of Kent State College of Communication and Information alumnus Michael John Gallagher II, who died suddenly...


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Our own Dr. Mei-Chen Lin was part of the National Communication Association podcast with professors Jeffrey Hall and Jordan Soliz about the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it's having on communication in families and romantic relationships. Listen here:
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Longtime Professor Paul Haridakis will serve as Interim Director, effective today. Read more about Dr. Haridakis: