Doc Students Investigate the Future of Streaming Sites

Vaibhav Diwanji and Abigail Reed, doctoral candidates in the School of Communication, have been published in the Computers in Human Behavior Journal, a publication that addresses human interactions with technologies, especially in the new media environments. Their article, “Don’t just watch, join in: Exploring information behavior and copresence on Twitch,” provides theoretical insights into understanding …

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Meet iSchool Ph.D. Graduate Cheryl Booth

Part of our CCI Doctoral Student 20 Questions series, we get to know Cheryl Booth. Cheryl graduated FSU with her Ph.D. in Information just four days ago, on December 13, 2019. Congratulations, Cheryl! 1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and Falmouth, Massachusetts. 2. What made you choose FSU? …

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Master’s Student Assists with School of Dance Archive Project

When thinking of physical archives, one may often imagine a cramped and stuffy room tucked into the back corner of a dark basement hiding shelves overflowing with old books and fragile documents. That may not be far off considering many libraries have spent the past decade digitizing their archives, rendering physical copies unnecessary. The age …

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Meet iSchool Doctoral Student: Kristie Escobar

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1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Gainesville, Florida which is ironic because I now identify as a ‘Nole! The city has changed so much and every time I visit, it looks totally different than how I remember it. Gainesville was a wonderful place to grow up and I would recommend it …

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Dr. Therrien Receives ASH Grant

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Dr. Michelle Therrien is a professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders. She recently received a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation for her project, Training Preschool Teachers to Support Peer Interaction for Children with Complex Communication Needs. The outline of the project states: “Friendships and peer interactions play an important role in …

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Fulbright Regional Travel Program Takes Everhart to Vietnam

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Dr. Nancy Everhart, FSU School of Information (iSchool) Professor, is a visiting Fulbright lecturer at Beijing Normal University’s Department of Library Science. Recently she traveled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as a guest of Vietnam National University (VNU). Over the course of her two-day visit there, she delivered lectures related to research, practice, and …

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