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Post date: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:48

Hong Cui and collaborators have just been awarded a research grant in the amount of $640K from NSF. The project is entitled "ABI innovation: Authors in the driver's seat: fast, consistent, computable phenotype data and ontology production". NSF DBI-1661485. July 2017-June 2020. The project will develop and evaluate software platforms that bring ontologies into scientific authors' workflow. The project involves researchers from UA iSchool, University of Michigan, Agriculture and Agri-Food... Read more

Post date: Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:12

Congratulations to our own Hong Cui, PhD who was recently appointed as one of the two College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Representatives to the Graduate Council. Her term will continue through May 2021.

The Graduate Council provides a forum in which matters of concern to graduate education are discussed and the mission of the Graduate College fulfilled. The Council works with the Graduate College to review, establish, and update policies affecting graduate education. Among its... Read more

Post date: Wed, 09/06/2017 - 15:30

Students in the School of Information will showcase their independent work, inculding culminating projects for Senior Capstone; substantive independent work for internships, independent studies, and engagement experiences; honors thesis projects; and other interactive projects from SI classrooms. There will be an informational table regarding the School of Information internship program. 

Featuring work from our undergraduate students in ISTA (Info Science,... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:40

Grethen Stahlman and Bryan Heidorn will talk about their new project with a larger team, one focused on creating a new open-access repository for previously uncurated astronomical datasets, and building on existing CyVerse... Read more

Post date: Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:17

Congratulations to SI's own Gina Macaluso President-Elect of The Arizona Library Association! 

The Arizona Library Association (AzLA) began in 1926, when Estelle Lutrell and State Librarian Con Cronin recognized the need for a strong association of librarians to improve Arizona libraries. The mission of the fledgling group was to "look after the general welfare of library work and workers in Arizona, to advance the education advantages of the state through libraries, and to... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:53

The University of Arizona School of Information in partnership with the Pima County Public Library will be working together to teach middle and high school students (ages 13-17) how to create light up Halloween costume masks for fun and safety utilizing conductive thread and circuitry. This workshop is to be held in October at the Valencia Branch Library, 202 W. Valencia, Tucson. Registration for this event will be through the... Read more

Post date: Mon, 09/26/2016 - 10:44

The Gleason Book Award Committee of the American Library Association (ALA) Library History Round Table (LHRT) is pleased to present the 2016 Eliza Atkins Gleason Book Award to Cheryl Knott, Associate Professor at the School of Information at the University of Arizona, for Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015). Presented every third year... Read more

Post date: Sat, 06/18/2016 - 14:56

The Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG) is pleased to announce that Sarah Kortemeier from the University of Arizona is the 2016 winner of the Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize for her essay “I'll Drown My Book: Visibility, Gender, and Classification in The University of Arizona Poetry Center Library.” Kortemeier earned a Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing from the University of Houston, a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and will graduate from the University of... Read more

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:23


Register for the School of Information Award and Graduation DInnner at the linked website:

Because of the generocity of donors, awardees will receive a registration code for free registration and free dinner. 

If you wish to... Read more
Post date: Thu, 05/05/2016 - 17:51


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