This week at the iSchool

As you know, it’s been a long (and historic) week. Here’s a quick roundup of iSchool highlights: iSchoolers in the News We wrote about a pair of senior Informatics students who were ready to hit the ground running during their summer internships. Brittney Hoy worked at Disney and Alexander Bell-Towne at Weebly. Tweets of the Week So excited for @UW_iSchool ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Just a quick roundup of some tweets of the week: iSchool Dean Harry Bruce speaks at the fall PhD Welcome Lunch. #ischoolphds #uwischool https://t.co/0j5XwttL2R — iStudent Services (@uwioss) October 31, 2016 The TASCHA team is hitting the road and heading to Kenya this week with @EIFLnet @knlsmedia & @AfLIACon! Learn more: https://t.co/4Zn02QE1E9 — TASCHA (@taschagroup) November 1, 2016 @UW_iSchool is ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News Andy Herman enrolled in the iSchool’s Master of Science in Information Management program after his interest in cybersecurity was piqued. We talked to him about the UW student group he’s leading and how it attracts students from all over campus. The fall edition of iNews is on its way to mailboxes soon, featuring the latest message ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News Informatics student Mayowa Aina (’17) talks about her experience as a UW student in this story featured on the university’s website. Aina, who has taken part in the Husky Marching Band and the Black Student Union, says she has benefited greatly from small scholarships. She also got a mention in UW President Ana Mari Cauce’s annual ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Just a quick roundup while we wait for the big storm to strike: iSchoolers in the News Clarita Lefthand-Begay joined the faculty this fall, and we profiled her in a new story on the website. She’s the first faculty hire under the iSchool’s Native North American Indigenous Knowledge initiative. Lefthand-Begay is one of five new faces on the faculty this ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

Just a quick roundup from the week that was: iSchoolers in the News The iSchool will have a new home in a couple years, and we’ll finally have everyone under one roof. Here’s our story about the coming end of the “space odyssey.” After voters defeated a peace deal in Colombia, Associate Professor Ricardo Gomez wrote a piece for the ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool, back-to-school edition

Fall quarter has begun, and we’re back in the swing of things. Here are a few iSchool updates from the past week: iSchoolers in the News We featured a new addition to the faculty, Assistant Professor Nic Weber. Nic, who was previously a research associate at the iSchool, has a great deal of expertise in data curation. He will focus ... Read More »

Catching up with the iSchool

It’s been a busy summer, but it’s time to get back to work. Let’s get caught up on what iSchoolers have been up to: iSchoolers in the News We’ve featured several new members of the iSchool faculty on our website. Among them: Beverly Cleary Professor Michelle Martin, who’s spent much of her career crusading for diversity in children’s literature. Susan ... Read More »

Catching up with the iSchool, July edition

We’re checking in on iSchoolers periodically over the summer. Here are some recent updates: iSchoolers in the News With all the hype and hysteria around Pokémon Go, we did a Q&A with Assistant Professor Jin Ha Lee, who heads the iSchool’s GAMER group, and asked how to play safe and play to win. We recently wrote about how the iSchool ... Read More »

iSchool summer update for June

Things slow down in the summertime, but there’s still plenty going on at the iSchool. Let’s get caught up on some recent happenings. iSchoolers in the News Susan Hildreth is joining the iSchool this fall as our first Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, focusing on the future of libraries. Hildreth recently became treasurer of the American Library Association and recently completed ... Read More »