News & Events

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 10:35am
Attend in person all day or for specific sessions, live web stream available for main presentations Covering trauma – a tragic accident, a horrendous attack, a sickening court case, a catastrophic weather event – exposes journalists and victims to complicated questions about eth...
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 3:29pm
JMC will offer a Green Dot overview training session for 40-plus students on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 1-3 p.m. in Franklin Hall, Rooms 312-314.  Green Dot is a national movement seeking to create new norms to replace the norm of sexual violence. The 90-mi...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 1:29pm
Danielle Sarver Coombs, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was sleepless in Kent in 2011. She was up with her then one-year old and a newborn and found herself flipping through channels at all hours of the night. “I was just fascinated...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 5:41pm
School of Journalism and Mass Communication Associate Professor Danielle Sarver Coombs, Ph.D., will speak at the Akron Roundtable Thursday, Aug. 20.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 4:04pm
Kent State University Independent Films (KSUIF) is currently filming its fourth feature-length film – a romantic comedy called “Unlucky” – throughout Northeast Ohio, bringing student talent to the big screen.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:21am
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Magazine Division recognized two Kent State student publications for excellence in magazine writing and design. Of the more than 200 entries, The Burr and Fusion earned four awards in the competition.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:53am
Bob West passed away on the morning of June 20, 2015. He recently celebrated his 89th birthday, where he was surrounded by friends and family.  Bob was a dedicated professor who spent his life studying film and teaching students about its many genres. He always had time to chat...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 4:22pm
Director of Kent State University Media Law Center for Ethics and Access Shares Views on Brian Williams' Reinstatement There’s no sense piling on former NBC News anchor Brian Williams, even as he has been effectively demoted from the network’s Nightly News to its MSNBC cable ope...
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:04pm
JMC students shined in the student media section at The Press Club of Cleveland’s All-Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, with four first-place awards and one second-place finish in both the print and TV categories.
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:18am
Leah Klafczynski, '15, received third-place honors in the annual Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship. Klafczynski was selected from more than 1,100 submitted entries and competed against five other finalists in the 55th annual Photojournalism Championship held in San...