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Women make up 40% of iSchool Informatics class

Women comprise an increasing share of the Informatics major at the UW iSchool. The number of women admitted to the program in 2015 jumped to 40 percent, far above the national average and up from 30 percent just a year ago. The school has actively recruited women applicants to Informatics, a STEM program that puts information technology to work to improve people’s lives ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

iSchoolers in the news Associate Professor Ricardo Gomez has published a new book, “Fotohistorias,” which captures the immigrant experience through the words and pictures of migrants. Gomez and co-author Sara Vannini loaned out cameras in Colombia, at the U.S.-Mexico border and in Seattle and asked them to tell the stories behind the photos they took. We profiled Hala Annabi, who ... Read More »

This week at the iSchool

A roundup of the latest news, plus some odds and ends, from the University of Washington Information School. iSchoolers in the news Recent Informatics grad Stephen Ramirez has been making an impression at Starbucks. A first-generation college student, Stephen was featured in a story on the University of Washington home page. An internship after his junior year went so well that ... Read More »

Where were we? Catch up with iSchoolers after a busy summer

By Doug Parry iSchool Web Producer It’s been a glorious summer. Seattle basked in San Diego weather. We all freaked out over “The Really Big One.” I got a new job and met a lot of terrific people at the iSchool. But summer can’t last forever. Let’s get caught up, shall we? Here’s how some iSchoolers have been keeping busy. ... Read More »