Ellen Barker, Sydney Powell and Sydney Geyer on the steps of Suzzallo Library at the UW.

Helping kids tell their stories

Friday, May 13, 2022

The three iSchool students were nervous their first day working with Compass Housing Alliance youth. They went in with only a skeletal program itinerary, a bunch of name tags and craft supplies, and a powerful idea. They would use...

Skyler Yesiltepe, Ghislain Bugingo, Kaamna Rishi and Bryan Phan

Time savers

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

CuriosityBased, a Seattle company, is dedicated to improving workplaces by helping build trust and collaboration among coworkers. One of the key ways it does that is through its “7 Forms of Respect” assessments. The results can help...

Oscar Wu, Kimberly Lum, Nicholas Marangi and Jayna Wang

A focus on seniors' health

Monday, June 6, 2022

Mobile apps promoting a healthy diet have proliferated, but older users, especially those with dementia, continue to be neglected.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 5.6 million people aged over 65 in the...

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iSchool celebrates resilient class of 2022

Monday, June 6, 2022

The University of Washington Information School honored graduating students from its undergraduate and graduate programs at Convocation on June 4 at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.  The ceremony began with remarks from Dean Anind Dey. He...

Stephen S. Lee, Ali S. Salahuddin, Iva Matkovic and Yimeng Wang

Serving the underserved

Friday, May 27, 2022

Take a moment to consider Jane, a 32-year-old who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 23 and who recently gave birth to her first child. Jane lives on the first floor of a Long Island apartment building with her husband,...

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IMLS awards $1.3 million to support iSchool-led research projects

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently awarded a total of more than $1.3 million in funding for research projects led by faculty at the University of Washington Information School. The projects include efforts to help libraries combat misinformation, foster inclusion of neurodiverse...

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iSchool faculty research centers Washington tribal libraries

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The University of Washington recently received a Mellon Foundation Public Knowledge Grant for a research project led by Information School Professor of Practice Cindy Aden and Assistant Teaching Professor Sandy Littletree called “Centering Washington Tribal Libraries: Building Relationships and...

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iSchool welcomes incoming faculty cohort

Friday, July 8, 2022

The University of Washington Information School is proud to announce the 2022-2023 incoming cohort of new faculty. These faculty members provide intellectual leadership in our research areas and also inform our undergraduate and graduate education in the Informatics, Library and Information Science and...

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2 iSchool Ph.D. students receive ALA Spectrum fellowships

Thursday, June 23, 2022

University of Washington Information School Ph.D. students Tessa Campbell and Mandi Harris are among the seven recipients of the inaugural ALA Spectrum Doctoral Fellowships - Catalysts for Change. Campbell (Tulalip/Tlingit), has an academic and professional background in both library and museum fields....

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Alumni, students grapple with the censorship challenge

Friday, June 10, 2022

Given the key role of librarians and information professionals in topics such as academic freedom, content moderation / free speech, and access to materials and ideas, I have invited iSchool Associate Teaching Professor Chance Hunt to share the critical work our faculty and graduates are doing in this space,...

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iSchool represents at ICWSM 2022

Thursday, June 9, 2022

University of Washington Information School Ph.D. candidate Shruti Phadke and Assistant Professor Tanu Mitra, along with co-author Mattia Samory (GESIS), were awarded the best paper award at the 2022 International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) for “Pathways through Conspiracy: The Evolution of...

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