SCSD Faculty Member Wins Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award

Associate Professor Dr. Kelly Farquharson has been awarded the Editors’ Katharine G. Butler Trailblazer Award for her recent publication, co-authored by researchers Marie Ireland, Sharyanne McLeod, and Kathryn Crowe. The publication, titled, “Evaluating Children in U.S. Public Schools With Speech Sound Disorders Considering Federal and State Laws, Guidance, and Research,” was recently published in the …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Austin Thompson has been awarded an F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. This award was created in order to enable promising students the opportunity to grow as research scientists through mentored research training. It will provide Thompson valuable support while he completes his …

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CCI Faculty Member Dr. Zhe He Recognized as Fellow of AMIA

iSchool Associate Professor and Researcher Dr. Zhe He was recognized as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA) on October 5th, 2021. The FAMIA Applied Recognition program was established in 2018 and recognizes professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of biomedical informatics and demonstrate an interdisciplinary understanding of the field. …

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Lawrence C. Dennis Endowment for Student Success to Honor Dr. Dennis

On October 1st, the Lawrence C. Dennis Endowment for Student Success was announced at the CCI Leadership Board meeting. This endowment will provide needed support for undergraduate and graduate students within the College of Communication and Information. This funding will provide for internships, research opportunities, scholarships, leadership, and much more. Dr. Lawrence C. Dennis, nuclear …

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Maternal Healthcare Application for Haitian Women Receives Best Paper Award

iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Yolanda Rankin and her team received the Best Paper Award in the Analytics track for the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2021). The paper titled, “Implementing community-based participatory design and mixed methods to capture and analyze mental models of no/low literate users” is a joint research effort with …

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CCI Professor and Graduate Student Publish Paper on Synthetic Data in AI

College of Communication and Information Professor Dr. Johnathan Adams alongside graduate student Ava Dodd had their paper titled “The Role of Synthetic Data in Aerial Object Detection” accepted to the International Conference on Marine, Aviation, Transport, Logistics and Trade to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The paper is a culmination of the past two years …

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Christy Chatmon Selected for National Science Foundation for Graduate Education Virtual Research Bootcamp

Christy Chatmon, Instructor and Ph.D. candidate at Florida State University, was recently selected for the National Science Foundation Florida Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate virtual research bootcamp running from July 11th to the 16th. “The National Science Foundation’s Florida Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (FL-AGEP) research bootcamp, hosted by Florida A&M …

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