CCI Students Shine at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year, FSU’s Office of the President and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement (CRE) host the President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. The event highlights students who received IDEA Grants for the previous summer and the results of their research and creative projects through poster and oral presentations. This year, the event …

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Alumna Publishes Book “The African American Struggle for Library Equality”

Three-time FSU School of Information alumna, Aisha M. Johnson-Jones, PhD, has committed her life to researching African American and southern public library history. Her book, The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julis Rosenwald Fund Library Program, is the culmination of years of hard work and research, revealing “a new …

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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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