School of Library and Information Science

The idea for the latest MuseLab exhibit grew out of a Museum Communications course, and was later implemented by students completing their culminating experience: Four chairs rescued from a curb in Kent, Ohio. Four tales of an imagined past. Explore their unique "stories" in this new exhibit. Watch for blog posts on June 1 and July 1 about this...

If you don't know much about the world of animation, then you probably have not heard of anime. But chances are you have seen it, or at least passed over it while channel surfing. Anime is a distinctive art form of hand-drawn animation that originated in Japan. Its look is colorful - its characters eccentric - and its themes fantastical. Put that...

New rankings released by U.S. News & World Report place Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science among the nation’s top 20 graduate programs in library and information science – again. Kendra S. Albright, who became director of Kent State's School of Library and Information Science in July 2016, acknowledges...

The Women’s Center named 46 women, including five women from CCI, as part of its 2017 class of Mothers, Mentors and Muses.   The 2017 Mothers, Mentors, and Muses of CCI include:   Jody Boles, Special Assistant, CCI Anna Gower, Senior Secretary, Library and Information Science Alice Kopunovitz, Administrative Assistant,...

School of Digital Sciences

EVENT UPDATE: In front of a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,000 people, professors, entrepreneurs, administrators, students and community members gave short, dynamic talks around the theme “Rewind, Rethink, React.” Check out online conversations using @tedxkentstate and #tedxkentstate. Also, KentWired reporters wrote synopses on each of the...

College of Communication & Information

Please join the Kent State University College of Communication and Information as we celebrate our inaugural group of Sichuan Scholars at the “丰(豐)富 Fēngfù: A Time of Abundance” student photography exhibit opening and reception. The exhibit captures Sichuan Province through the eyes of an intrepid group of young scholars and answers the...

College of Communication & Information

Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is pleased to announce the winners of two $1,500 research fellowships: Vikki C. Terrile of Brooklyn, N.Y., will receive the Jacqueline M. Albers Guest Scholar in Children’s Literature Fellowship. Denice L. Baldetti of Tiffin, Ohio, will receive the Kenneth and Sylvia...

College of Communication & Information

Studying and working abroad offer students the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in another country and its culture, as well as providing a competitive edge in the job market. Powell, Ohio, native Celia Emmelhainz, a 2014 graduate of Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science, discovered that for herself in Kazakhstan. ...

College of Communication & Information

It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student. Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of...

Kent State University will host more than 200 delegates representing the business community, technology sector, academia, nonprofit, civic and government organizations, and the broader workforce to consider how the university’s newly created Knowledge Sciences Center can help organizations meet the challenges of the 21st-century knowledge...