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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.

When Under Stress, University Students Post More Private Information to Facebook

The more stress college students experience, the more likely they are to share private, intimate details about their lives on Facebook. In new research by Assistant Professor J. Sophia Fu and her co-author Renwen Zhang of Northwestern University, they explore this behavior, and contend that technology companies need to play a greater role in preventing it.

ASIS&T Names Alumna Diane Sonnenwald the 2020 Recipient of its Highest Honor

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) has named Diane Sonnenwald, Ph.D.'93 the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Association. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual who has made particularly noteworthy and sustained contributions to the information science field.

When Under Stress, University Students Post More Private Information to Facebook

The more stress college students experience, the more likely they are to share private, intimate details about their lives on Facebook. In new research by Assistant Professor J. Sophia Fu and her co-author Renwen Zhang of Northwestern University, they explore this behavior, and contend that technology companies need to play a greater role in preventing it.

ASIS&T Names Alumna Diane Sonnenwald the 2020 Recipient of its Highest Honor

The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) has named Diane Sonnenwald, Ph.D.'93 the 2020 recipient of the ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Association. The award’s purpose is to recognize an individual who has made particularly noteworthy and sustained contributions to the information science field.