FSU Students Take First Place at BEA Documentary Competition

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Students from FSU’s Digital Media Production program (DMPP) won first place at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Student Documentary Competition for 641 Muriel Court. Kyle Jones, Deanna Kidd, Michael Walsh and Elijah Howard are the students behind 641 Muriel Court, a documentary uncovering the 1966 triple-murder of the Sims family in Tallahassee, Fla. The case grew[…] »

Lustria Named Associate Editor of JASIST Journal

School of Information professor Mia Lustria has been named associate editor for the Advanced Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) section of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), effective January 2017. JASIST is one of the leading journals in the information field. Lustria, an interdisciplinary researcher with focus on[…] »

Three iSchool Professors Promoted

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    The School of Information at Florida State University has announced three faculty promotions this year. Dr. Mia Liza Lustria was promoted to full professor. Lustria researches in the areas of consumer health informatics, health literacy, information seeking and information literacy. She was recently named associate editor of the JASIST Advances in Information Science[…] »

Patrick Merle named IMC Division Head

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Graduate students in the Integrated Marketing Communication program will have a new division head starting Fall 2017. Dr. Patrick Merle, assistant professor in the School of Communication has been named division head of the program, effective Fall 2017. Merle succeeds Dr. Jay Rayburn, who served as division head since the program’s inception in 2002. “It[…] »

Kazmer Named Editor of Library Hi Tech Journal

Dr. Michelle Kazmer, Professor in the School of Information at Florida State University, has been named editor-in-chief of Library Hi Tech, effective August 2016. Kazmer will succeed Dr. Elke Greifeneder and Dr. Michael Seadle of Humboldt University in Germany. Kazmer, an information scientist with extensive experience in the library science and information field, says that[…] »

Mardis Keynotes MAME Conference

Marcia Mardis, Associate Professor in the School of Information and CCI Assistant Dean has long been a player in school librarianship and digital learning. In her research she explores digital learning resource collection, description, and use. Her unique research not only yielded two recent books, numerous grants and the popular Web2MARC cataloging software, but also[…] »

FSU Professor Designs Systems to Detect Online Dishonesty

We’ve all received an email that makes us pause and wonder, “…is this real or spam?” iSchool assistant professor Shuyuan Ho has started to crack the code behind online deception. Inspired by Alan Turing, the mathematician whose Enigma machine broke German ciphers in the World War II, Dr. Ho set out to create an algorithm[…] »