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


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. …


Meet Aimee Reist, iSchool Managing Director

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This story was written by Kaelen Birkholz, School of Information graduate assistant. Aimee Reist was appointed Managing Director at FSU School of Information (iSchool) for the start of the Fall 2020 semester. As the managing director of the iSchool, Reist works with the School’s director, Kathleen Burnett, to lead iSchool operations. “The School of Information …


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 …


iSensor Lab Releases “CV19 SelfDefense” Mobile App

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of people across the country. To encourage healthy and safe practices to help stop the transmission of the coronavirus, FSU iSensor Lab, led by School of Information Associate Professor Shuyuan Mary Ho (pictured right), developed an app for Android devices called “CV19 SelfDefense.” “This Collaborative Collision is …


NIH Awards Zhe He a Grant for Alzheimer’s Research

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Dr. Zhe He, Assistant Professor and Chair of the MSIT Program in the School of Information, was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Notice of Special Interest on Alzheimer’s disease-focused administrative supplement. The $370,841 award augments Dr. He’s National Institute on Aging award, “Systematic Analysis of Clinical Study Generalizability Assessment Methods …


FSU iCamp Goes Virtual for Third Year

FSU iCamp Goes Virtual For Third Year

Attending summer camp is something students look forward to throughout the entire school year, but just as the pandemic has impacted lives across the globe, it has impacted summer camps in the United States. Usually held on campus for five weeks, Florida State University’s iCamp is no exception. With a commitment to delivering a fun …