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This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News Beverly Cleary, the famed author and 1939 iSchool (then Library School) alumna, celebrates her 100th birthday on Tuesday, April 12. The Washington Post celebrated early with a nice feature on Cleary and how she spends her days now. Assistant Professor Emma Spiro and the iSchool DataLab teamed up with the UW HCDE department on research showing ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News This year’s iConference is just a week away, and several iSchoolers will be taking part. Among those presenting and serving on committees: Ph.D. students Veronica Guajardo, Stephen Keating, Shawn Walker, Jordan Eschler, Marc Schmalz and Jason Portenoy; Professor Karen Fisher; Assistant Professors Michelle Carter and Jevin West; Associate Professors Ricardo Gomez, Karine Nahon and Joseph Tennis; ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the News A team of MSIM students took top honors at the Big Idea contest at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup. They won in the World Citizenship category for Carroots, an educational dashboard that allows the user to discover career opportunities. Associate Professor Adam Moore released a new book analyzing the moral and legal foundations of privacy, security and accessibility. ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool, Halloween edition

iSchoolers in the News iSchool associate professor and AnswerDash co-founder Jake Wobbrock talked to CMS Wire about the company’s name and why its original name – Qazzow – didn’t stick. We recently welcomed several new members to the iSchool’s advisory boards. Meet them here. In honor of Halloween, iSchool Dean Harry Bruce treated students to a reading of “The Raven”: ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the news It started as a 2015 Capstone project by MLIS students Danielle Rios, Dianne Bohach, Jennifer Lam and Bobi deMontigny. Now, “Race to the Moon” has earned a place as a permanent exhibit at the Digital Public Library of America. The students focused on the period from the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 through the Apollo ... Read More »