iSchoolers in the News
Ran Hinrichs’ Informatics students and TA took on an unusual challenge in virtual reality: simulating the experience of traveling in an underwater submersible. As we wrote in a new story on the iSchool website, the client, OceanGate of Everett, was amazed by the results.
TASCHA posted an update on its mobile information literacy efforts in Myanmar, finding that results so far have exceeded expectations.
Recent MLIS graduate Emily Thompson got a chance to tour the Jewish libraries of Los Angeles, thanks to a Jewish Studies grant. She wrote about her experiences for the Stroum Center’s website.
Mount Rainier National Park is rolling out a new reservation system, created with an assist from the iSchool. The site is based on a prototype created by Informatics students last year.
Tweets of the Week
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— Heather D. Hill (@HeatherDHill2) January 24, 2017
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iSchool Career Fair is almost here! 1/31 12:30-4:30pm, HUB Ballrooms. https://t.co/6PkeDlkxEn
— iStudent Services (@uwioss) January 24, 2017
Our fabulous Mt.Rainier is out today! pic.twitter.com/2jjSbh600y
— MICHELLE MARTIN (@martinmiABC) January 27, 2017