iSchool team receives I-Corps Entrepreneur Training Program grant from National Science Foundation

A faculty member and doctoral student from Florida State University’s School of Information are part of a three-person group that received an I-Corps Teams grant of $50,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate in NSF’s flagship I-Corps Entrepreneur Training Program. The primary goal of the NSF I-Corps is to foster entrepreneurship that will […] »

iSchool associate professor future-casts emerging educational technologies

What’s next on the horizon in educational technology? Florida State University School of Information associate professor Marcia Mardis is one of 50 people from across the globe future-casting emerging technologies for the New Media Consortium’s (NMC) Horizon Report. The internationally recognized NMC Horizon Report series are part of the NMC Horizon Project, “a comprehensive research venture established in […] »

iSchool associate professor Mardis named Internet2 Presidential Fellow

Florida State University School of Information associate professor Marcia Mardis has been invited to serve as an Internet2 Presidential Fellow to complete her project “A Distant Mirror? Investigating Internet2 and the Imminent Demand for Data Intensive Applications in R&E’s K-12 Communities.” Internet2 is an exceptional community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry […] »

University of Texas Professor to present on April 16 about broadband deployment and use

Dr. Sharon Strover will present an Eppes-Summers lecture on Wednesday, April 16, in the Shores Building, Room 206, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.  This presentation will be webcast at  She will also be available later that afternoon for additional conversations. The title of her presentation is “From Dial-Up to Fiber-to-the-Home: The Forgotten Rural Challenge.”  Strover has a national […] »

SLIS professor awarded Faculty Research Library Materials Grant

Dr. Marcia Mardis, Assistant Professor at Florida State University’s School of Library & Information Studies (SLIS), recently received a Faculty Research Library Materials Grant for her proposal “Building Up STEAM: Enriching FSU’s Youth Arts Collection with STEM Materials to Support Research.” The grant will provide funding for updated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) materials […] »

Mardis shares expertise as visiting professor in Australia

Marcia Mardis, an associate professor at Florida State University’s School of Library Studies & Information Studies (SLIS), recently spent three weeks as a Visiting Professor at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga, Australia, where she was able to share her expertise and gain new perspectives in the field library and information studies. Last January, Mardis […] »

Mardis bringing STEM solutions to school librarians

Dr. Marcia Mardis, assistant professor at the School of Library and Information Studies, was featured once again on UpNext, the official blog of the Institute of Museum and Library Studies, in her role as principal investigator of the Digital Libraries to School Libraries (DL2SL) project. The project offers solutions for school librarians, who are pressed […] »