2020 CCI Research Symposium
The College of Communication & Information held its 42nd annual Research Symposium on March 2 in Patrick Auditorium and Scripps Lab Theater, highlighting research work from CCI graduate and undergraduate students and faculty.
This year’s symposium included research posters and presentations by graduate students, undergraduate seniors, faculty, and college researchers. This year’s event included a new virtual session in Scripps Lab in which students presented broad topics in Information Sciences using prepared animated videos.
The Center for Information and Communication Studies (CICS) staff coordinated the event with help from professors and graduate students throughout the college.
Research Symposium award winners received a certificate and a book from UT Press.
Best Research Poster Presentation
Anna Kochigina, Sifan Xu
Is Telling a Story Better? Effects of Narrative Engagement on CSR Skepticism
Best Undergraduate Student Research Presentation
Interregional Differences in Communication Patterns: A Proposal for Comparative Study
Best Masters Student Research Presentation
Dr. Hannah Gunderman, Leah Cannon
Presenting DMPCore: A Metadata Schema for Data Management Plan Repositories
Best Doctoral Student Research Presentation
The Information Society is also an Aging Society: Related Research Past, Present, and Future
Best Faculty/Student Research Presentation
Matthew Pittman, Jie Chen
Scary Stories: High and Low Fear Appeals for Environmental Products Advertisements on Social Media