This week at the iSchool

A quick update on some news and top tweets from folks in the iSchool community from the past week (and a little beyond for the shortened Thanksgiving week): iSchoolers in the News Assistant Professor Katie Davis and colleagues with the ConnectedLib project released a white paper on the best ways to promote connected learning in libraries. The paper discusses the ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Nelson Dsouza had an internship at Visa over the summer.

iSchoolers in the News We wrote about four MSIM students who interned at interesting places over the summer. Srijan Bhushan got a chance to intern at Tesla Motors, Nelson Dsouza at Visa, Karthika Sundaresan at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Sam Pattnaik at IBM. All of them found that their classes had them ready to contribute right away. Several iSchoolers were featured speakers ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

As you know, it’s been a long (and historic) week. Here’s a quick roundup of iSchool highlights: iSchoolers in the News We wrote about a pair of senior Informatics students who were ready to hit the ground running during their summer internships. Brittney Hoy worked at Disney and Alexander Bell-Towne at Weebly. Tweets of the Week So excited for @UW_iSchool ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Just a quick roundup of some tweets of the week: iSchool Dean Harry Bruce speaks at the fall PhD Welcome Lunch. #ischoolphds #uwischool https://t.co/0j5XwttL2R — iStudent Services (@uwioss) October 31, 2016 The TASCHA team is hitting the road and heading to Kenya this week with @EIFLnet @knlsmedia & @AfLIACon! Learn more: https://t.co/4Zn02QE1E9 — TASCHA (@taschagroup) November 1, 2016 @UW_iSchool is ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Susan Hildreth talks about the future of libraries in a Library Journal video.

iSchoolers in the News Andy Herman enrolled in the iSchool’s Master of Science in Information Management program after his interest in cybersecurity was piqued. We talked to him about the UW student group he’s leading and how it attracts students from all over campus. The fall edition of iNews is on its way to mailboxes soon, featuring the latest message ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Mayowa Aina was featured in a story on UW's home page.

iSchoolers in the News Informatics student Mayowa Aina (’17) talks about her experience as a UW student in this story featured on the university’s website. Aina, who has taken part in the Husky Marching Band and the Black Student Union, says she has benefited greatly from small scholarships. She also got a mention in UW President Ana Mari Cauce’s annual ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Just a quick roundup while we wait for the big storm to strike: iSchoolers in the News Clarita Lefthand-Begay joined the faculty this fall, and we profiled her in a new story on the website. She’s the first faculty hire under the iSchool’s Native North American Indigenous Knowledge initiative. Lefthand-Begay is one of five new faces on the faculty this ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

The iSchool will move to three floors in Schmitz Hall in 2018.

Just a quick roundup from the week that was: iSchoolers in the News The iSchool will have a new home in a couple years, and we’ll finally have everyone under one roof. Here’s our story about the coming end of the “space odyssey.” After voters defeated a peace deal in Colombia, Associate Professor Ricardo Gomez wrote a piece for the ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool, back-to-school edition

Fall quarter has begun, and we’re back in the swing of things. Here are a few iSchool updates from the past week: iSchoolers in the News We featured a new addition to the faculty, Assistant Professor Nic Weber. Nic, who was previously a research associate at the iSchool, has a great deal of expertise in data curation. He will focus ... Read More »

Catching up with the iSchool

Dean Harry Bruce addresses the crowd at the All iSchool Welcome on Sept. 21.

It’s been a busy summer, but it’s time to get back to work. Let’s get caught up on what iSchoolers have been up to: iSchoolers in the News We’ve featured several new members of the iSchool faculty on our website. Among them: Beverly Cleary Professor Michelle Martin, who’s spent much of her career crusading for diversity in children’s literature. Susan ... Read More »