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This week at the iSchool, Capstone edition
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This week at the iSchool, Capstone edition

iSchoolers in the News

Capstone projects were in the spotlight this week. Be sure to check out all the project promo videos on our playlists: MLIS, MSIM and Informatics.

MLIS student Emily Thompson is among the winners of Opportunity Grants from the UW’s Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. She used her grant to attend a symposium in Los Angeles.

Associate Professor Joe Janes’s latest podcast delves into Noah Webster’s original 1828 dictionary. What possessed him to define 70,000 words? UW News has the story.

The Tech Policy Lab co-sponsored the White House’s first workshop on artificial intelligence. GeekWire has the story.

Sharon Stewart Reeves, one of our past distinguished alumni, is now doubly distinguished. She’s being honored by her other alma mater, the University of Minnesota, Morris.

Tweets of the Week

See many, many more Capstone-related tweets, Instagrams and Facebook posts on our Capstone tagboard.

Elsewhere in Information News

Lushootseed, the language once spoken by thousands of native people in the Puget Sound area, is now only spoken by a few. Crosscut looks at efforts to preserve the language.

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