Yuyi Morales delivers her talk over Zoom

Storytelling secrets from Yuyi Morales

Friday, October 15, 2021

We all have stories to tell, author and illustrator Yuyi Morales told the audience for this year’s Spencer G. Shaw Endowed Lecture. And, she said, there are many ways to tell them. Speaking over Zoom on Oct. 14 from a small community...

Illustration of people searching on a paper trail

Finding the signal in the noise

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The evidence was there, buried in tens of thousands of pages of documents: Local law enforcement agencies were failing to comply with Washington state law protecting immigrant rights. To prove it, the University of Washington Center for...

Lindah Kotut

Where online and offline worlds collide

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

For Lindah Kotut, it sounded like a fine excuse for tea. Traveling to a conference in Namibia in southern Africa in 2019, Kotut wondered what people who aren’t online think about the online world. So, she decided to ask them. Kotut,...

Jin Ha Lee, photographed with BTS memorabilia and her dog.

Research puts music fans first

Monday, September 13, 2021

With more than 20 million albums sold, a string of No. 1 hits and a dedicated fanbase known as “ARMY,” BTS is a worldwide phenomenon. To Jin Ha Lee, it’s also an important area for research. Lee, an associate professor at the...

Andy Herman photographed next to a Microsoft sign on the company's Redmond campus.

5 years on the watch

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

When Andy Herman joined the Information School’s Master of Science in Information Management program, he went looking for other students who shared his interest in cybersecurity. When he found that there wasn’t a...

Scott Barker

Scott Barker's enduring legacy

Monday, September 13, 2021

“He was my best friend.” “He was super involved.” “We would just chat about anything.” When Scott Barker’s former students and TAs talk about the longtime IT director and teaching professor, they all seem to echo the...

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Anind Dey

Offering MSIM online is all about access

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Before most of us had heard the word “coronavirus,” the Information School was embracing the new, hybrid world of working and learning. As we have with our Library and Information Science program for more than 20 years, we were preparing to offer entirely online options for our Information Management...

Truc Ho and Kaitlin Srader

2 MLIS students awarded ALA Spectrum Scholarships

Friday, July 16, 2021

University of Washington Master of Library and Information Science students Truc Ho and Kaitlin Srader are among those awarded 2021-22 ALA Spectrum Scholarships, the American Library Association announced. Ho, a second-year residential student living in Seattle, focused on critical race theory, memory...

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