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This week at the iSchool

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News

Informatics student Chris Oh found research opportunities at the iSchool to pursue his interest in computer vision. Oh is active in the Viziometrics research project and presented on that and on his Capstone project earlier this year at the UW Undergraduate Research Symposium. Read about him in our new profile.

The iSchool had a big presence at a national roundtable on data science and data ethics on Friday, Dec. 8. Assistant Professors Anna Lauren Hoffmann and Jevin West presented at the forum, and Associate Professor Bill Howe was a panelist.

Associate Professor Joe Janes has a book signing event coming Monday, Dec. 18, at the University Book Store. The Stranger says you shouldn’t miss it.

Ph.D. student Ivette Bayo Urban, who led the recent Critical Pedagogy Summit at the UW, wrote a piece in support of Net Neutrality, explaining why it’s personally important to her. Read it at My Edmonds News.

MLIS alumnae Twanna Hodge and Katherine Van Arsdale were among those named to the American Library Association’s 2018 class of Emerging Leaders.

Ph.D. alumna Rachel Ivy Clarke and current Ph.D. student J. Elizabeth Mills were honored with research awards from the American Library and Information Science Association. Clarke won a dissertation award for her work at the iSchool, and Mills was the lead author of a winning paper.

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