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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 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 What keeps some students in low-income, ethnically diverse school districts from succeeding? A Kent State University researcher suggests it may have a lot to do with their ability to envision bright future career pathways. Cassandra Storlie, Ph.D., an assistant professor and researcher in Kent State’s School of Lifespan Development and...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Scholar of the Month Terri Kent Professor College of the Arts 1991-present An accomplished director, actor and educator, Terri Kent is a professor in the School of Theatre and Dance at the College of the Arts. She is the coordinator of the musical theatre program and is the producing artistic director of Porthouse Theatre, Kent State...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Bill Kelvin, a third-year Ph.D. student within the College of Communication and Information recently participated in the 31st annual Kent State University Graduate Student Symposium and received Most Outstanding Presentation in the Human Behavior Panel. Kelvin presented his research: Quiet champions or energy wasting nags? Interpersonal advocacy of...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Two Kent State University researchers from the College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded more than $1 million in federal grants for their research projects. The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging awarded Gemma Casadesus-Smith, Ph.D., from Kent State’s Department of Biological Sciences, a three-year $444,000 grant...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Four Kent State University School of Communication Studies graduate students will participate in the 31st annual Kent State Graduate Student Symposium Friday, April 21 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Kent State Student Center.  This event is the largest annual research event on campus, with last year’s event showcasing nearly 300 individual...

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Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Senior Research Fellow Quan Li, Ph.D., and his research group at Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute®, in the College of Arts and Sciences, have published a research article in the March 17 issue of Nature that could lead to a variety of breakthrough device applications and other industrial opportunities.  The publication is the...

Terri Kent (center), professor of theatre in Kent State’s College of the Arts, goes over a stage plan with students in the scene shop. Three Kent State University faculty members were honored with the 2016 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony that took place on April 5 in the University Library. This year’s recipients were selected from a large number of nominees by the University Research Council chaired by Françoise Messardier-Kenney, Ph.D., director of...

Cynthia Roller speaks during the Kent State College of Nursing’s Spring 2014 Graduate Convocation Ceremony held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Cynthia Roller, Ph.D., R.N., CNP, CNM, was a passionate nurse practitioner and researcher who passed away suddenly on Feb. 28, 2016, after a tragic accident. Earlier this year, she was selected by Kent State University’s College of Nursing as our Scholar of the Month for April. As a way to honor her and her research, the college and her family...