UAlbany Libraries Present
Author of “The Internet
Goes to College” will speak on April 6
Catherine Herman (518) 437-4980
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 11, 2005) -- Steven Jones,
Pew Senior Research Fellow and principal author
of The Internet Goes to
College will present
an update to his study at a luncheon event,
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday April 6, 2005,
Campus Center Ballroom, UAlbany’s uptown
campus. The event includes
a luncheon, and requires paid reservation by
April 1, 2005.
“The Internet Goes to College” was a major attempt to benchmark and
track the use of the Internet in American life. The study in 2002 attempted to
learn about and assess the Internet’s impact on college students’ daily
live. In November 2004, an update included faculty and their use of the Internet.
Teresa M. Harrison and James Watt will join
Jones in a panel discussion about the studies.
Harrison is chair of the department of communication
at the University at Albany. Her current research
is supported by the National Science Foundation,
and focuses on developing a community information system based on the World
Wide Web. James Watt is chair of the language, literature, and communication
department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the co-author of two
books and more than 70 articles, book chapters, and scholarly papers on new
communication technologies, computer-mediated communication, and marketing
To register, go to http://library.albany.edu/new/jones.htm.
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