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This week at the iSchool
More than 300 students took part in Convocation at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.

This week at the iSchool

It’s our end-of-the-school-year edition. Happy summer, everyone!

iSchoolers in the News

More than 300 graduating students took part in the iSchool’s Convocation ceremony on Saturday, June 4. Keynote speaker Shaun Kane urged students to “do work that connects with something that’s personal to you, that empowers who you are.” Our Student Services department posted tons of great photos from the event on Facebook.

Philip Howard, a Communications professor and adjunct professor at the iSchool, wrote about the Internet of Things for Foreign Policy magazine. He argues that safeguards need to be put in place to prevent abuse as the world’s cities learn everything about you.

Tweets of the Week

Elsewhere in Information News

  • Carla Hayden’s nomination as the next Librarian of Congress sailed through the Senate Rules Committee. A vote in the full Senate could take place within the next couple months.
  • The New York Times published a fun and enlightening data visualization that breaks down how people in various demographics voted in recent elections.

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We're the Communications folks at the University of Washington Information School. We keep an eye out for iSchoolers doing cool things, and then we share it here and on our social media accounts.

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