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We are proud to announce that Steven Chong, Ph.D. has been hired as a data science fellow for the National Center for Environmental Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) in Santa Barbara, California. Steven is a May 2017 graduate of our Information Ph.D. program. Congratulations!

 

Post date: Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:10
Congratulations to our team of ISTA 161 students who took part in the Women Techmakers Hackathon September 30-October 1 as an extra-credit activity. The three of them formed the nucleus of one of the winning hackathon teams "Save_Nibbler!"
(from right on the picture) Rohan Sinha, Kevin Walsingham, and Deandre Capati!

 

Post date: Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:38

School of Information Alumni Dillon Walker to be honored by Arizona Libraries as their Top Library Cat of 2017 at Homecoming 2017.

Click Here for more about Dillon Walker.

Post date: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:23

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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

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