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.

Sophia Fu Awarded a 2023 SCIP Fellowship

Fu was chosen from among a competitive pool of candidates to participate in an innovative SciComm Identities Project science communication fellowship for pre-tenure faculty of color.

The Fall 2022 New Faculty Colloquium: New JMS, LIS, and COM Faculty Members Present Research

The study of taxonomy alignment and misalignment in biodiversity contexts; the role of digital platforms and data-driven systems in relation to state institutions and governance; how communication processes address inequity and marginalization; and ways everyday people talk about, engage with, and collectively shape the modern world around them are the research foci of the four new faculty members.

Faculty and Students to Participate in the ASIS&T 85th Annual Meeting

The School of Communication and Information’s iSchool faculty and students will participate in the 85th Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, scheduled from October 29 – November 1 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For the first time, the conference will take place in the same hotel immediately following the Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Meeting (ALISE).

New Study Aims to Help Organizations Through Environmental Disasters

One of the study’s most important findings is that disaster recovery is not simply based on phases, but that time itself is an organizing mechanism of resilience processes. Staff members’ sense of urgency induced them to work even as they left their homes or worried about flooding.