FSU to Host Seventh Annual South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference

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Florida State University will host its seventh annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference (SAMCS) virtually Feb. 4-6. The annual SAMCS conference is an alliance of scholars, academicians and practitioners dedicated to fostering greater understanding of the South Asia region’s issues and global importance. This year’s theme, “South Asia: Beyond Borders,” is focused on sharing the …

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Alumna & Professor Publish Book on Serving Vulnerable Students in University Libraries

Julia Skinner (’15, Ph.D. Information Studies) and FSU School of Information (iSchool) Professor Melissa Gross have collaborated to publish a book titled, Underserved Patrons in University Libraries: Assisting Students Facing Trauma, Abuse and Discrimination. The book serves as a collection of stories from contributors who have experiences with underserved patrons on college campuses, especially those …

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Alumnus Works Remotely While Touring the Country

Gilberto Parada (’13, B.S. Information Communication Technology) has always had a knack for adventure. In 2016, Parada sold everything he owned to move west and seek a larger career market. When he arrived in San Diego, Parada worked at a design agency for a year before securing a job as a UX designer for an …

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iSchool Alumna Named President of IAMSLIC

Jaime Goldman (’09, M.S. Library and Information Science) was named President of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC). She was voted into the position over two years ago and has since then worked her way through the organization. A 4-year commitment, the position of President of IAMSLIC that …

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