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.

Ph.D. Student Luxuan Wang Awarded NCA’s Donald P. Cushman Memorial Award

Selecting Wang as the recipient of this prestigious award, The National Communication Association wrote, “Given the current political and racial tensions in our country, the selection committee found this paper timely and useful as it has heuristic value for the role that social media platforms play in the political arena among racial backgrounds.”

The ASPEN Project Welcomes Calandra Lindstadt, Ph.D.

Lindstadt has joined ASPEN as a postdoctoral associate, and she will assist the project in its aim to ensure New Jersey policymakers’ decisions are informed by relevant research, in order to ultimately implement universal adolescent mental health screening in New Jersey public schools.

The ABCDs of Remote Learning

“It’s all about the ABCDs of remote learning: Assistance, Broadband Connectivity, and Devices,” said Katz, who conducts research with children growing up in low-income, working class and immigrant families and how they learn about and with new technology. “Students need all of those bases covered for distance learning to work.”

SC&I Research Team Collaborates with CINJ to Develop a New Patient Portal

A SC&I research team led by Assistant Professor Sunyoung Kim is working with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to develop a patient portal for leukemia patients. The system will enable clinicians to communicate treatment scenarios and outcomes to their patients in a less stressful way, and it will enable patients to investigate information about their illness autonomously.

Ph.D. Student Luxuan Wang Awarded NCA’s Donald P. Cushman Memorial Award

Selecting Wang as the recipient of this prestigious award, The National Communication Association wrote, “Given the current political and racial tensions in our country, the selection committee found this paper timely and useful as it has heuristic value for the role that social media platforms play in the political arena among racial backgrounds.”

The ASPEN Project Welcomes Calandra Lindstadt, Ph.D.

Lindstadt has joined ASPEN as a postdoctoral associate, and she will assist the project in its aim to ensure New Jersey policymakers’ decisions are informed by relevant research, in order to ultimately implement universal adolescent mental health screening in New Jersey public schools.

The ABCDs of Remote Learning

“It’s all about the ABCDs of remote learning: Assistance, Broadband Connectivity, and Devices,” said Katz, who conducts research with children growing up in low-income, working class and immigrant families and how they learn about and with new technology. “Students need all of those bases covered for distance learning to work.”

SC&I Research Team Collaborates with CINJ to Develop a New Patient Portal

A SC&I research team led by Assistant Professor Sunyoung Kim is working with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to develop a patient portal for leukemia patients. The system will enable clinicians to communicate treatment scenarios and outcomes to their patients in a less stressful way, and it will enable patients to investigate information about their illness autonomously.