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?

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).