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2020 CCI Research Symposium

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.

Winners included: 

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                          

Lilli Tillman

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                                        

Joseph Winberry

The Information Society is also an Aging Society: Related Research Past, Present, and Future 

Best Faculty/Student Research Presentation

Matthew Pittman, Jie Chen

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