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From AI to VR, Annual iSchool Research Blitz Showcases Latest Faculty Research
Each spring semester, iSchool faculty gather to present the latest on their information-related research. In January 2024, 11 iSchool faculty members showcased their interdisciplinary research and creative scholarship. Learn more and watch the video.
Lecture Video and Recap: Katharina von der Wense on 'AmericasNLI and the Search for a Path Towards Universal Natural Language Processing'
As part of the iSchool Colloquium series, University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Katharina von der Wense presented 'AmericasNLI and the Search for a Path Towards Universal Natural Language Processing.'
PlanetScape: Immersive Multimedia Project Synthesizes Music, Science, Visual Art and Technology
PlanetScape—an immersive experience and multimedia performance—is a collaboration between the iSchool and University of Arizona School of Music, School of Dance, Department of Astronomy, Research Technologies Department, and Live and Immersive Art. It takes place January 22-26, 2024.
iSchool Professor and Inventor Winslow Burleson Spends the Night 20 Feet Underwater
What’s it like to spend the night 20 feet underwater in a tent you co-invented? That’s what Mark Brodie of KJZZ wanted to find out when he interviewed iSchool Professor Winslow Burleson, who co-designed and built the Ocean Space Habitat he tested out.
iSchool Researcher Part of $3.8M NIH Grant to Fund Center on Climate Change and Health
A $3.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund planning for the UArizona Southwest Center on Resilience for Climate Change and Health. iSchool Assistant Professor Cristian Román-Palacios will lead data management and visualization training activities.
Data Science Master's Student Shares Internship Experience with Roche in Inaugural MSDS Lightning Talks
At MSDS "lightning talks," six to eight UArizona MS in Data Science students share their experiences exploring cutting-edge topics. In the inaugural Fall 2023 event, second-year MSDS student Vikrant Deshmukh discussed his internship with Roche. View the short video.
Transformative Student Research and Creative Projects Featured at UArizona iShowcase
At the end of each semester, the iSchool presents interactive research and creative projects by students in information science, game design and development, data science, digital storytelling and more. This fall, the UArizona iShowcase featured 40 student projects.
Information and Knowledge: Acclaimed Media Ecologist Jack Myers Offers Industry Insight in Theories of New Media Course
“Media surrounds us in all parts of our lives—and has become more pervasive,” says Jack Myers, an iSchool lecturer and instructor of ESOC 314: Theories of New Media, an engaging seminar offered to undergraduate students in Spring 2024.
A Tale of Two Brothers: Chase and Reid Pomerich’s Post-Traditional Path to iSchool Graduation
The journey from Chicago to Tucson, and ultimately to the UArizona iSchool, is a narrative of transformation, resilience and academic exploration for Bachelor of Science in Information Science graduates Chase and Reid Pomerich.
iSchool and Other UArizona Researchers Only Academics Invited to White House Tech Summit
The White House Council on Environmental Quality recently gathered federal and state agency staff, nonprofit organizations, industry leaders and iSchool and other University of Arizona NEPA researchers for the first Environmental Clearance Technology and Data Summit.
Lecture Video and Recap: Alexander Soto on 'Archives? Data? It’s All the Same! How Indigenous Librarianship Sets the Foundation for Indigenous Data Sovereignty'
Alexander Soto, director of the Labriola National American Indian Data Center, Arizona State University Library, presented 'Archives? Data? It’s All the Same! How Indigenous Librarianship Sets the Foundation for Indigenous Data Sovereignty'
AI and Librarianship: New Book Provides Comprehensive, Open Source Resource for Teachers and Students
iSchool Professor Emeritus Martin Frické has authored the new book, Artificial Intelligence and Librarianship: Notes for Teaching, which introduces AI in relation to large language models and explores AI-related roles that librarians might assume in the near future.
UArizona iSchool and James E. Rogers College of Law Partner on Law, Library and Information Science Accelerated Degrees
Recognizing the growing demand for law librarianship and legal information professionals, the School of Information and James E. Rogers College of Law have partnered to offer two new, accelerated law, library and information science degrees.