CCI Faculty Partner with the College of Social Work

Faculty members from FSU’s School of Information (iSchool) and School of Communication Science and Disorder (SCSD) have partnered with the College of Social Work (CSW) to examine information and communication technology (ICT) use among rural child welfare workers. Christopher Constantino, assistant professor in SCSD, and iSchool professors Melissa Gross and Don Latham, collaborated Karen Randolph, …


Marcia Mardis Appointed Director of FSU Information Institute

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Dr. Marcia A. Mardis, Professor in FSU School of Information and Associate Dean for Research at the College of Communication and Information, will also serve as Director of the Information Institute, effective immediately. “Dr. Mardis has played a central role at the Information Institute since her arrival at FSU, leading projects in rural broadband expansion, …


iSchool Associate Professor Edits a Journal Issue

Dr. Zhe He, an Associate Professor at the FSU School of Information (iSchool), edited a special issue of the BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making titled, “Selected articles from the Fourth International Workshop on Semantics-Powered Data Mining and Analytics (SEPDA 2019).” The SEPDA Workshop was established as a “key venue of disseminating research on health …


iSchool Faculty Publish Study on How Parenting Information is Shared Online

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FSU School of Information (iSchool) faculty published a new research paper titled “How do mothers exchange parenting-related information in online communities? A Metasynthesis.” The paper has been accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior, a journal focused on the use of computers from a psychological perspective. “This study helped us better understand how mothers …


Quarantine Sparks National Outreach from Campus Girl Scouts Group


This article was written by Kelly Newbrough and Ebe Randeree. Coronavirus isn’t holding back the Campus Girl Scouts (CGS) from maintaining their outreach this semester. CGS is an organization with Florida State’s College of Communication and Information that is focused on encouraging and promoting the values of Girl Scouts while serving the college campus and …


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 …