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Christopher de Bellaigue lived in New Delhi, Ankara and Tehran, writing for The Economist, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s and many other publications. Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its Global Issues Forum on Radicalization and Nationalism in the Current Political Climate on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 306ABC. The free forum will feature a panel discussion with journalists from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting who have reported on...

The School of Communication Studies honors successful alumni at its Centennial Awards at Homecoming. The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University honored three outstanding alumni for their commitment and contribution to the field of communication studies. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and guests attended the celebration on Friday, Sept. 30, as part of Kent State University’s 2016 Homecoming. The individuals recognized at the...

image of skyler chill in NYC Since May, organizational communication studies major Skyler Chill has been interning with Kleinfeld Bridal – the bridal boutique that serves as the location for the popular TLC show, “Say Yes to the Dress”. Chill recently shared about the experience and how her communication studies courses are helping her succeed in NYC. Q. What is an...

graphic for comm studies lecture Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its annual Cowperthwaite Communication Lecture on Sunday, July 17 at 3 p.m. in the Kent State University Library, third floor lobby. This year, the free lecture will be given by Dawn O. Braithwaite, Ph.D., department chair and Willa Cather professor from the University of...

image of the communicator logo Graduates from the School of Communication Studies will now have an easier way to stay connected to the school thanks to the launch of the COMMunicator, an electronic newsletter. The e-newsletter will provide readers with school news, alumni and student success stories, updates on faculty research and news relating to the field of communication...

image that says research news Kent State University School of Communication Studies assistant professor Jihyun Kim, Ph.D. recently collaborated with Gachon University associate professor Hayeon Song, Ph.D. on a study titled “Celebrity’s self-disclosure on Twitter and parasocial relationships: A mediating role of social presence.”   According to Kim, currently, most...

image that says research news Senior applied communication studies student Megan Carrasco will be presenting her thesis work, “The Ideal Millennial Working Woman: A Thematic Analysis of How Professional Identity, Image and Career are Constructed Online,” at the upcoming National Honors Conference. The conference is scheduled for April 1-3 in in Richmond, Indiana at Indiana...

image that says research news Senior global communication studies student Rachel Morrell will be presenting her senior thesis “The Passion of Christ and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement at Kent State University: An application of Burke’s Guilt Redemption Cycle and Smelser’s Theory of Collective Behavior” at the Central States Communication Association Convention on Friday,...

image that says research news Ólöf Thórdardóttir, a communication studies graduate, recently joined the Honors College at Kent State University as an academic advisor II. She helps students define and develop their career plans, and she also helps her students with their Honors course work, study aboard, or any individual honors work. “My favorite part about advising is...