CCI Students Shine at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Each year, FSU’s Office of the President and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement (CRE) host the President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. The event highlights students who received IDEA Grants for the previous summer and the results of their research and creative projects through poster and oral presentations. This year, the event …

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Alumna Publishes Book “The African American Struggle for Library Equality”

Three-time FSU School of Information alumna, Aisha M. Johnson-Jones, PhD, has committed her life to researching African American and southern public library history. Her book, The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julis Rosenwald Fund Library Program, is the culmination of years of hard work and research, revealing “a new …

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FSU iSchool Attends ALISE 2019 Conference

FSU School of Information faculty, students, and alumni are attending the ALISE 2019 Conference September 24 to 26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education, is an international leader for innovative and high-quality research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in library and information science and cognate disciplines. A …

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Diving into Detective Fiction: Professor Speaks at Agatha Christie Conference

Earlier this month, iSchool Professor and Associate Dean Michelle Kazmer spent two days at the Agatha Christie: Investigating the Queen of Crime conference at Solent University in Southampton, UK. Agatha Christie (1890-1976), was an English author known for her famous murder mystery novels. Recently, Christie’s work has become legitimized as a major influence of twentieth …

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iSchool Professor Presents Health Informatics Research at MEDINFO 2019

Over the summer, Dr. Zhe He of the iSchool had four papers, four posters, and 1 panel accepted to MEDINFO 2019, the world’s largest conference in medical informatics. These presentations centered around Dr. He’s eHealth Lab. He explains the research as: “The research in the eHealth Lab is centered around a core question: ‘How can we find ways to improve …

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CCI Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

Two professors in the College of Communication and Information received awards from the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. The program began in 1946 when President Harry Truman signed into legislation the Fulbright Program, named after Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. The goal of the program is to “increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful …

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Kristie Escobar selected for YALSA’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

Kristie Escobar, a third-year doctoral student at FSU’s School of Information, was awarded the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award. This new award was established by YALSA in 2018 and aims to encourage research on teens, learning, and libraries that aligns with YALSA’s National Research Agenda and/or investigates any aspect of …

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