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.
Tweets of the Week
— UW iSchool (@UW_iSchool) December 7, 2017
Happy to announce that all the articles for the upcoming special section of Philosophy & Technology that I edited are now online! Here's the intro – "Making Data Valuable" https://t.co/9ZGrmoK1yU
— Anna Lauren Hoffmann (@annaeveryday) December 4, 2017
— Jason Yip (@jasoncyip) December 5, 2017
— Mike Freeman (@mf_viz) December 5, 2017
Great opportunity for @taschagroup & the @UW_iSchool to participate in this intellectual space & make our research more relevant to promote equality and inclusiveness for #womenintech #EQUALSinTech https://t.co/NWI4EOiXja
— Maria Garrido (@mariaigarrido) December 5, 2017
Congratulations to Elizabeth Mills @UW_iSchool and her coauthors for winning the @alisehq/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition. with their paper "Early Literacy in Library Storytimes Part 2: A Quasi-Experimental Study and Intervention with Children's Storytime Providers"
— ALISE HQ (@alisehq) December 6, 2017
— TASCHA (@taschagroup) December 6, 2017
— Tech Policy Lab (@TechPolicyLab) December 6, 2017
As a rogue librarian, I approve! Looking forward to this series: https://t.co/Wm04tNiLV5
— Helene Williams (@bibliorogue) December 6, 2017
Save net neutrality – do 2 things 1) Please take direct action AND 2) with whatever degrees of freedom and ability you have, share with others to do the same. Here is why, as an educator I care.https://t.co/yBD21yBkSy
— Ivette Bayo Urban (@ivsy95) December 7, 2017
— Joe Janes (@joejanes) December 7, 2017
New study abroad opportunity: iSchool Down Under! Learn about Australiasian Literature through hands-on interactive experience in Australia and New Zealand. The next information session is January 12: https://t.co/ed81VJWZzD
— iStudent Services (@uwioss) December 7, 2017
— Calling Bullshit (@callin_bull) December 8, 2017