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 …


ALISE Awards Students, Alumni, and Faculty

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The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) recently announced the winners of their annual awards. Students, alumni, and faculty of FSU College of Communication and Information are on the list, and will be recognized at ALISE’s virtual conference in October. ALISE Best Conference Paper Award Librarians as Natural Disaster Stress Response Facilitators: Building …


Assistant Professor Receives McKnight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship

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School of Information Assistant Professor Yolanda Rankin, Ph.D., was awarded a McKnight Junior Faculty Development Fellowship for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. The award is given by the Florida Education Fund (FEF) that has awarded over 230 Junior Faculty Fellowships to historically underrepresented minorities and women since its founding in 1984. In an effort …


Marcia Mardis Recognized by Provost


Recently, iSchool professor Dr. Marcia A. Mardis, was recognized by Provost Sally McRorie for receiving a Fulbright Core Award from the Council of International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). FSU makes it a priority to reward faculty who receive the highest levels of recognition in academia. Following Top American Research Universities (TARU), a system set up …


Digitization Specialist Part of NSF Study on Bat Species Linked to COVID-19

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Deborah Paul, FSU College of Communication and Information digitization specialist, is on a team of researchers who received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to compile data on bat species linked to the COVID-19 crisis. “Via this grant, it’s exciting to be able to contribute to the information SARS-CoV-2 virus researchers need about …