iSchool’s Zhe He Attends NIH Future Research Leaders Conference

Dr. Zhe He, assistant professor in the School of Information, recently attended National Institute of Health’s Future Research Leaders Conference. The NIH Future Research Leaders Conference (FRLC), sponsored by the Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) NIH, is an event held in conjunction with the NIH Research Festival to promote knowledge and awareness about[…] »

CCI Welcomes Visiting Professor Adriana Duarte from Brazil

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In 2010, the Brazilian government passed a law requiring all Brazilian schools to have a library by the year 2020. Six years later, the country is still facing unique roadblocks in their progress towards this goal – roadblocks that visiting professor Dr. Adriana Duarte will be examining during her time with us in Tallahassee. Before a school[…] »

Marcia Mardis Appointed Associate Director at Information Institute

Dr. Marcia A. Mardis, Associate Professor in the Florida State University iSchool and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research and Education at the College of Communication & Information will also serve as Associate Director of the Information Use Management and Policy Institute effective immediately. Mardis currently serves as a Co-PI with Dr. Charles R. McClure, Francis Eppes[…] »

FSU Professor Visiting Researcher at U Arkansas’ Behavioral Lab

Jinghui (Jove) Hou, assistant professor in the School of Communication, will visit University of Arkansas’ Behavioral Business Research Lab in the Sam Walton College of Business in November. Dr. Hou’s research investigates social and psychological effects of communication and information technologies, ranging from websites, social media, computer games, and personal and mobile media. Her work[…] »

Davis Houck Named Fannie Lou Hamer Endowed Professor

The College of Communication & Information recently established the Fannie Lou Hamer Endowed Professorship and Fannie Lou Hamer Scholarship. Through the generosity of a donor, the $150,000 professorship will go towards providing additional support for the research or teaching of a chosen professor who studies Rhetorical Theory and Criticism with particular research emphasis on the Black Freedom Movement.  An additional $5,000 will go[…] »

Marcia Mardis Keynotes at EduTECH

In May, iSchool associate professor and assistant dean Marcia Mardis attended EduTECH in Brisbane, Australia, where she delivered an international keynote, a master class, and served on an executive panel. Mardis has long been a player in school librarianship and digital learning, which is why she enjoyed the EduTECH conference so much.  In her words, EduTECH[…] »

Dr. Jay Rayburn Balances Being A Professor, Director of Communications Research Center, and Contractor

Dr. Jay Rayburn, Associate Professor in CCI’s School of Communication and Director of the Communications Research Center, also works consistently on contract work for various agencies and organizations. Recently, Rayburn landed a new contract with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a result of their relationship cultivated over the past 30 years. “I used[…] »