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MSIM alumnus Iisaaksiichaa Braine was featured by the Whole U.

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News

Iisaaksiichaa Braine, an MSIM alumnus, has gone on to be the UW’s tribal liaison and director of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ, aka the Intellectual House. The Whole U ran a nice feature on Braine, who wanted to be a Husky from the time he was a young boy.

Several researchers from the iSchool community are in the running for best paper awards at the upcoming iConference in Wuhan, China. Ph.D. students Li Zeng, Travis Windleharth and Marc Schmalz, and faculty members Emma Spiro, Jason Yip and Jin Ha Lee are on the short list for the awards, which will be announced at the conference March 22-25.

Bill Howe and the iSchool will play a key role in the new partnership between the UW and the University of British Columbia. Howe’s UrbAnalytics project will take the lead on UW’s side of the collaboration, which will bring faculty, students and stakeholders together to solve urban problems.

Emily Bolton Cabaniss, a 2014 alumna of the MLIS program, went on to an unusual job that suits her perfectly – librarian for the Seattle Opera. Look for a short profile of Cabaniss in the newest issue of Columns magazine.

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