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 »

This week at the iSchool

It’s our end-of-the-school-year edition. Happy summer, everyone! iSchoolers in the News More than 300 graduating students took part in the iSchool’s Convocation ceremony on Saturday, June 4. Keynote speaker Shaun Kane urged students to “do work that connects with something that’s personal to you, that empowers who you are.” Our Student Services department posted tons of great photos from the ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

An abbreviated edition this week, as we reach the finish line on the 2015-16 school year. iSchoolers in the News MLIS students Melody Leung and Erika Miller were among the winners of the American Library Association’s Spectrum Scholarships, aimed to increase diversity in leadership positions within library science. MLIS students Marissa Gunning, Katie Mayer and Caitlyn Stephens worked to document ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool, Capstone edition

iSchoolers in the News Capstone projects were in the spotlight this week. Be sure to check out all the project promo videos on our playlists: MLIS, MSIM and Informatics. MLIS student Emily Thompson is among the winners of Opportunity Grants from the UW’s Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. She used her grant to attend a symposium in Los Angeles. Associate ... Read More »