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 …


CCI Faculty Partner with the College of Social Work

Faculty members from FSU’s School of Information (iSchool) and School of Communication Science and Disorder (SCSD) have partnered with the College of Social Work (CSW) to examine information and communication technology (ICT) use among rural child welfare workers. Christopher Constantino, assistant professor in SCSD, and iSchool professors Melissa Gross and Don Latham, collaborated Karen Randolph, …


Marcia Mardis Appointed Director of FSU Information Institute

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Dr. Marcia A. Mardis, Professor in FSU School of Information and Associate Dean for Research at the College of Communication and Information, will also serve as Director of the Information Institute, effective immediately. “Dr. Mardis has played a central role at the Information Institute since her arrival at FSU, leading projects in rural broadband expansion, …


iSchool Associate Professor Edits a Journal Issue

Dr. Zhe He, an Associate Professor at the FSU School of Information (iSchool), edited a special issue of the BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making titled, “Selected articles from the Fourth International Workshop on Semantics-Powered Data Mining and Analytics (SEPDA 2019).” The SEPDA Workshop was established as a “key venue of disseminating research on health …


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 …


School of Communication student to participate in President’s Showcase in Research Excellence

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This article was written by Abigail Ellis, a senior public relations student and School of Communication Director’s Ambassador. For the second year in a row, the School of Communication will be represented at The President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence, a yearly university-wide event promoting research and creativity. Rachel Corry, a senior double majoring in …