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 Alumna Publishes Book: “Guidance for Librarians Transitioning to a New Environment”

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Sara Duff (’09, M.S. Library and Information Studies) and co-author Tina Buck are publishing their first book together, “Guidance for Librarians Transitioning to a New Environment.” The book aims to break down the myth that it is impossible for librarians to transition between library types throughout their career. Duff was a librarian for Gulf Coast …

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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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iSchool Ph.D. Candidate Awarded McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship

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In August of this year, Ph.D. candidate in FSU’s School of Information, Christy Chatmon, was named a McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship Recipient. Since the Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship was established in 1984, more than 1200 African American and Hispanic students pursuing doctoral degrees in crucial disciplines have received fellowships. …

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FSU’s Student Resilience Project Continues to Support Students During COVID

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FSU’s College of Communication and Information and College of Social Work continue an interdisciplinary research collaboration to explore how the university can help students deal with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic through an online-accessible resource. In 2018, members of CCI and CSW originally partnered to explore ways to enhance student well-being through the FSU …

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iSchool Attends ALISE Virtual Conference

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Members of FSU’s School of Information are attending the ALISE 2020 virtual conference from October 13 to 26, presenting their impactful research in the fields of information and library science. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, presents its annual conference as an opportunity for attendees to network with professionals in fields such …

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Meet Erika Gianni, Newest Member of Hispanic Marketing Communication Advisory Board

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Erika Gianni (’05, M.A. Integrated Marketing and Management Communication, ’97, B.A. Multinational Business Operations) was named the newest member of FSU’s Hispanic Marketing Communication Advisory Board. This board is responsible for overseeing all areas of the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication and features prominent employees from companies such as Netflix, Walmart, and Coca-Cola Company. Founded …

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