iSchool Faculty Publish Study on How Parenting Information is Shared Online

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty published a new research paper titled “How do mothers exchange parenting-related information in online communities? A Metasynthesis.” The paper has been accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior, a journal focused on the use of computers from a psychological perspective. “This study helped us better understand how mothers …

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Grad Student Supports Visually Impaired Patrons at a Talking Book Library

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Whitney Harrison is a 27 year-old FSU School of Information student based in Tampa Bay, FL, pursuing a master’s degree in information studies. She was recently recognized for her outstanding achievements, receiving the 2020 Jacqueline D. Montgomery Scholarship in Information Studies.  “A library is a powerful resource for a community,” said Harrison. The inspiration behind …

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SCSD Doctoral Student Receives $10,000 ASHF Scholarship

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FSU School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student, Austin Thompson, received a New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship from the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHF). ASHF provides resources for aspiring students and trailblazers with the potential to create innovative solutions for modern communication disorders. The $10,000 New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship reserves the title for candidates …

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iSchool Alumna Wins two 40 Under 40 Awards in a Week

FSU School of Information (iSchool) alumna, Julia Skinner, received two 40 Under 40 nominations within the same week. Georgia Trend announced her nomination just days after the Atlanta Business Chronicles did the same. Skinner is the first fermenter or food historian to win either award, and the first culinary professional in the country to earn …

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Rankin Awarded for Diversity and Inclusion Work in Computing

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FSU School of Information Assistant Professor Yolanda Rankin presented two papers at the 2020 ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). For these two papers, Rankin has received three awards to honor her contributions. CSCW is renowned as a leading event for research in the mechanics and implementation of technology in ways …

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iSchool Participates in ASIS&T Virtual Conference

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty and alumni are virtually participating in this year’s 83rd annual ASIS&T conference from October 22 to November 1, 2020. The Association for Information Science and Technology, or ASIS&T, prides itself on being the premier professional association dedicated to putting information science research into practice. Members specialize in various fields, …

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