TalTech Conference Coming to FSU’s Campus on November 2nd

TalTech Conference. November 2nd, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The 2021 TalTech Conference will be held on November 2nd from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Turnbull Conference Center. This conference will provide participants with an exciting opportunity to network with professionals in the technology field. All FAMU, FSU, and TCC students are welcome to attend. To register as a student, click here.  The conference …

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CCI Alumna Appointed Assistant Director of the Invisible Histories Project

CCI Alumna Dawn Betts-Green has been appointed as the Assistant Director of the Invisible Histories Project. The Invisible Histories Project was created in February of 2018 in order to locate and preserve historical artifacts relating to the LGBTQ+ community in the Southern United States. They act as a liaison between the LGBTQ+ community and various …

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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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FSU iSchool Alumna Recognized as Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professor of Children’s Library Services

FSU iSchool Alumna Dr. Daniella Smith has been awarded the Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professorship by the University of North Texas. After earning her Ph.D. from Florida State University, Dr. Smith joined the University of North Texas in 2010. She currently serves as the Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program. Her research interests include …

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STARS Catalyst Project Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation

The STARS Catalyst project, led by researchers from Temple, UNC Charlotte, NC State, Kent State, Morgan State, and FSU, was recently funded by the National Science Foundation to continue work started in 2005. The project, titled, “STARS: Catalyzing Action-Oriented Communities for Broadening Participation in Computing,” will be led by CCI Faculty members Ebrahim Randeree and …

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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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