iSchoolers in the News
Michelle Martin, the Beverly Cleary professor for children and youth services, and research assistant J. Elizabeth Mills wrote a special piece for attendees at the UW Alumni Association’s screening of “A Wrinkle in Time.” In it, they discuss what the book means to girls in the 21st century.
Research from Associate Professor Hala Annabi got a write-up in Nature. “There’s a mismatch with these investments in training and the barriers that women actually face,” Annabi wrote in her paper on workplace-development programs.
Nadine Strossen, an author, law professor and civil liberties advocate, will be our guest for the Ed Mignon Distinguished Lecture on April 2. We talked to Strossen about so-called “hate speech” on college campuses in our Q&A.
Associate Professor Ricardo Gomez has a new book available at Amazon.com. In the book, Gomez uses his Fotohistorias method to bring out the stories of Latinos and Latinas at the University of Washington.
Tweets of the Week
— Andy J. Ko (@andyjko) March 10, 2018
We did some great work this week talking about cultural competency in LIS education. Our team decided to dismantle and rebuild LIS education with community at its core. So energizing! @UW_iSchool https://t.co/GzfmSaxnXC
— Sandy Tree (@slittletree) March 10, 2018
— Helene Williams (@bibliorogue) March 12, 2018
The sun is out, and there's another sure sign that spring is just around the corner… 🌸☀️ https://t.co/T9TEHQwDkA
— U. of Washington (@UW) March 12, 2018
— UW Libs DataServices (@UWLibsData) March 12, 2018