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Organic light-emitting diode technologies (OLEDs), a key technological feature in the display of many models of mobile phones and televisions already provide great image quality and high-resolution. But are they as efficient as they can be? Inspired by methods used in liquid-crystal technology, Kent State University researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have developed new ways to improve OLED efficiency even more. 

COMM Assistant Professor Jennifer L. McCullough, Ph.D., co-authored “How Do You Like Your Forgiveness? Communication Style Preferences and Effects” in Communication Studies Vol. 68, No. 5, 2017, 568-587. 

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender (OSCLG) held its 40th annual conference, themed “40 Shades of Purple: Four Decades of Feminisms,” Oct. 5 – 8 in Omaha, Neb. 

Ideastream® talks with Kent State University Psychology Professor Angela Neal-Barnett about the relationship between racial stress in black women and ways to reduce the stress before it affects pregnancy.

The School of Communication Studies will host its fall Colloquium Series beginning Friday, Sept. 4. Each semester, the school hosts the series which consists of three to four lectures presented by faculty and graduate students from the school, the university and around the country.

The series provides an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to foster intellectual and collaborative discussions, and to stay informed about current research efforts. All faculty and graduate students are invited to attend at no cost.

The college takes enormous pride in the pioneering work of our faculty and students who are constantly creating, discovering and leading the discourse in their disciplines.  Recent research has examined MRSA, hand hygiene, use of Twitter to discuss physical activity and numerous other topics.  Following are highlights: