iSchoolers in the News
Our latest dean’s message from Anind Dey focuses on research and how it benefits students. It’ll be part of our fall newsletter that’s hitting mailboxes soon, but you can get a sneak peek here.
Rolf Hapel, our Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, was among the “game-changing” speakers at last week’s OCLC conference in Chicago. Hapel discussed his experience with libraries participating in community partnerships.
Our annual Spencer Shaw Lecture took place last week, and we were lucky to have author Sharon Draper here to deliver it. Read our wrap-up of the event.
Guela Gayton Johnson, ’69, died Oct. 8 at age 91. After earning her Master of Librarianship degree, Johnson led the UW School of Social Work’s library, becoming the first African American to head a departmental library at the university.
Tweets of the Week
Want to do something meaningful with your Spring Break? Spend yours providing mentorship and education at K-12 schools around Washington state! Alternative Spring Break applications are open until 11/16. https://t.co/6K6bgHOmpy
— iStudent Services (@uwioss) October 29, 2018
This is a perfect example of why a professor at the @UW_iSchool says our voice assistants like Alexa need to be better at interacting with kids. Check out my coworker’s story for the details. https://t.co/wpxIwuFsRJ
— Sarah McQuate (@potassiumwhale) October 28, 2018
In Seattle on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7PM? Join @UWJSIS @uwchr @uwjewst faculty & @UW_iSchool in discussion @UW about the caravan of refugees trekking north to the U.S. #Seattle Details: https://t.co/xhZIKK1xwQ pic.twitter.com/2KpoNA0q5Z
— UW Jackson School (@UWJSIS) October 30, 2018
— Rolf Hapel (@Hapelr) October 31, 2018
— Tech Policy Lab (@TechPolicyLab) October 31, 2018
Modeling nested data is hard, so I built this interactive visual explanation to introduce my data science students to hierarchical modeling. Modeled with #rstats, built with #d3js and #React. Enjoy!https://t.co/SKSavXjDGO
— Mike Freeman (@mf_viz) October 31, 2018
Looking forward to chatting to @UW_iSchool Huskies about how they can potentially join the Wolfpack! Happy to answer questions beyond this event on the @ncsulibraries Fellows Program and how it helps early-career folks grow and develop their expertise. https://t.co/4emJjeWWdD
— Nicky Andrews (@maraebrarian) October 31, 2018
Have you heard? TASCHA has two capstones for @UW_ISchool students. iCareers ID 8141 for a video digitization project, and ID 8106 for data collection and visualization design. Come work with our researchers!
— TASCHA (@taschagroup) October 31, 2018
— UW iSchool (@UW_iSchool) November 1, 2018
National Transportation Library (NTL) Data Management/Data Curation Fellowship Opportunity – any former ODL participants interested?https://t.co/2j0hAEUByO
— Open Data Literacy (@ODLiteracy) November 1, 2018
I am excited to be visiting @UW_iSchool to share Kitsap Regional Library's Capstone project proposals for 2019! Having personally and professionally benefited from working with KRL on my own Capstone, I am so thrilled to give back! Find me in the Hub Lyceum tonight from 6-8pm!
— Makerbrarian (@makerbrarian) November 1, 2018
Looking forward to Annie Searle's presentation, among a solid agenda of learning and collaboration! Register for the 17th annual SecureWorld Seattle happening next week! #SWSEA18 https://t.co/tIMadUDt7w
— SecureWorld (@SecureWorld) October 31, 2018
— TASCHA (@taschagroup) November 1, 2018