SCSD Collaboration Receives $25,000 in Funding

Each semester, the Office of Proposal Development hosts events called Collaborative Collisions. These events encourage researchers from all FSU Colleges, Departments, and Centers to come together and discuss potential collaborations around specific topics. In the past, topics have included “Smart Cities,” “Environment,” and “Mental Health and Well-Being.” “The goal of Collaborative Collision events is to …

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FSU iSchool Attends ALISE 2019 Conference

FSU School of Information faculty, students, and alumni are attending the ALISE 2019 Conference September 24 to 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is an international leader for innovative and high-quality research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in library and information science and cognate disciplines. A …

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Diving into Detective Fiction: Professor Speaks at Agatha Christie Conference

Earlier this month, iSchool Professor and Associate Dean Michelle Kazmer spent two days at the Agatha Christie: Investigating the Queen of Crime conference at Solent University in Southampton, UK. Agatha Christie (1890-1976), was an English author known for her famous murder mystery novels. Recently, Christie’s work has become legitimized as a major influence of twentieth …

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Facebook: Friend or Foe? Comm Faculty Publish Research

Professors and graduate students in CCI’s School of Communication recently published a paper researching the positive effects of Facebook. The paper, titled Self-transcendent emotions and social media: Exploring the content and consumers of inspirational Facebook posts, consisted of two different studies. “Results from the quantitative content analysis in Study 1 show that inspirational Facebook posts …

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iSchool Professor Presents Health Informatics Research at MEDINFO 2019

Over the summer, Dr. Zhe He of the iSchool had four papers, four posters, and 1 panel accepted to MEDINFO 2019, the world’s largest conference in medical informatics. These presentations centered around Dr. He’s eHealth Lab. He explains the research as: “The research in the eHealth Lab is centered around a core question: ‘How can we find ways to improve …

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FSU Professor Collaborates on New Online Resource Detailing the Heroic Activism of Fannie Lou Hamer

For the past 10 years, Professor Davis W. Houck from CCI’s School of Communication has worked with Maegan Parker Brooks, an assistant professor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon to create the “Find Your Voice” collective. “We’re finally at the launch of the Fannie Lou Hamer project, and we couldn’t be happier,” says Houck. “Find …

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