COM Student Projects Win Big With ‘Healthy Kids’ Community Partnership

 

Dr. Jennifer Warren’s undergraduate Health Communication class united with the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids-Trenton last fall to create a healthy eating initiative at corner stores and bodegas in Trenton. Student winners for coming up with the most unique initiatives were recently announced by the Partnership. Read more

 

Marie Radford, Joe Sanchez and Stephanie Mikitish Present “Research @ Rutgers” at the NJLA 2013 Conference

 

What can virtual reference learn from social Q&A? How does the punk rock underground share information? What value do Ph.D. students see in an academic library? These topics were covered during a panel session by LIS faculty members Marie Radford, Ph.D., and Joe Sanchez, Ph.D., and Ph.D. student Stephanie Mikitish at the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) 2013 Conference on June 4. Read more

 

Amazon Awards Chirag Shah Education Research Grant

 

A group project for school. Planning a family vacation. Researching information about a parent just diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Co-authoring a scholarly article. They’re all situations where people have to work together to find and synthesize information — otherwise known as collaborative information seeking — the principle research area of LIS Assistant Professor Chirag Shah, Ph.D. Read more