Mia Lustria Authors Chapter on Health Message Design

School of Information professor Mia Lustria has written a chapter titled Message Tailoring in Health and Risk Messaging that has been published in the three-volume Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. This is one of three invited encyclopedia entries on messaging tailoring that Dr. Lustria has written. Designers of health education materials are always looking for new ways to[…] »

iSchool’s Zhe He Presents at MedInfo

Florida State’s School of Information Assistant Professor Zhe He had the opportunity to attend the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (MedInfo). This bi-annual event allows scientists, medical practitioners, entrepreneurs, and educators from around the world to share the world’s current research and foremost application in these fields. Dr. He kept busy during the conference as he not[…] »

FSU researcher finds users influenced by cues when online ordering

Dr. Jinghui (Jove) Hou, assistant professor in the School of Communication, published new research examining cues and food consumption. Hou joined Florida State University faculty last summer. Her research focuses on social and psychological effects of communication technologies effects. Her most recent research study, Can Interface Cues Nudge Modeling of Food Consumption? Experiments on a Food-Ordering Website examined[…] »

Dr. Yolanda A. Rankin to Join College of Communication & Information Fall 2017

The Florida State University School of Information is pleased to announce that Dr. Yolanda A. Rankin will join our faculty as an assistant professor in Fall 2017. Dr. Rankin was formerly an assistant professor in the Department of Computer & Information Sciences at Spelman College. Her research interests include designing, developing and evaluating video games[…] »

CCI Professor Leonard “Chick” LaPointe Awarded University Teaching Award

Dr. Leonard LaPointe

The College of Communication and Information professor Dr. Leonard LaPointe was recently awarded the University Teaching Award, a prestigious honor from Florida State University recognizing faculty excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The award is student-oriented, requiring students and alumni to nominate recipients. Affectionately known as “Chick”, LaPointe is the Frances Eppes Distinguished Professor of[…] »