Research News

Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.

Stahlman Accepted to the International Scientific Expedition “Mission Patagonia”

Assistant Professor Gretchen Stahlman will join Mission Patagonia to pursue a two-pronged research agenda. She will assist AUI in evaluating the program, while pursuing her own research questions focused on how science is conducted in remote locations and how to ensure equitable practices for collecting and managing valuable place-based data.

Black Twitter “Squid Game” Memes Reveal Black and Asian Racial Solidarity

Posters on Black Twitter are interpolating themselves into the lives of Korean “Squid Game” characters to critique and imagine themselves as fellow players within the “Squid Game” universe, and thereby imagining a different alternative world where Black audiences and Korean characters in the game have an advantage.

Should the Media Stop Covering Donald Trump?

Donald Trump continues to dominate the news cycle whether he is in office or not. But if he continues to make headlines with the same outlandish statements, when does it stop being news?