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Friday, January 8, 2016 - 15:16

Samantha (Sam) Bellinger, a first year Master of Information (MI) student at the iSchool, has been awarded the prestigious Book History and Print Culture (BHPC) Printing Apprenticeship in the Robertson Davies Library at Massey College.

“Having been given this opportunity means a great deal to me as someone who is passionate about learning the processes involved in producing early printed texts,” Sam explains.

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 17:51

Starting this month, first year Master of Information (MI) students will have access to co-op job postings as part of the iSchool’s experiential learning process. This new option was launched at the Faculty of Information this fall, allowing eligible first year students to alternate periods of academic study, with work experience in appropriate fields.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 15:07

Two Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) students from the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Shannon Todd (2013) and Bruce Beaton (2013), have recently published a chapter in a well-regarded publication, Understanding Graffiti, based on an exhibition project they undertook as part of their degree, examined graffiti preser

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 17:34

iSchool students are at the forefront of research when it comes to culture, technology and information science. Their work expands into the unknown and maps out new territories of theoretical and practical knowledge.

It is likely that the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) has noticed, recently providing three of our doctoral students with funding totaling more than $265,000.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 11:17

Known for her knowledge, teaching, and research on archives and records management, with a focus on access to archival materials, Professor Wendy Duff begins her new role overseeing the running of the UofT iSchool as Interim Dean.

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 11:47

Documenting and collecting stories, memories, and testimonials of what happened during the Holocaust is one of the most significant intergenerational and international initiatives of our time, says Dr. Haim Gertner, Director, Archives Division and Fred Hillman Chair of Holocaust Documentation, Yad Vashem, Israel.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 16:14

The iSchool has introduced a new comprehensive academic management structure to strengthen its programs.

The new model includes two Associate Dean roles, and a new middle academic management layer consisting of Director positions for the MI, MMSt, and PhD and Research Masters Programs, as well as the CRO & Collaborative, Co-op & Undergraduate Programs.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:32

A two-year postdoctoral fellowship has been established and named in honour of iSchool alumnus and former Guelph University Chief Librarian and Chief Information Officer, Michael (Mike) Ridley (MLS 1979).

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:18

The iSchool’s AIS (Association for Information Systems) Student Chapter at the University of Toronto has once again gained worldwide prestige winning their second AIS award in a row.

The AIS is the premier worldwide professional association for individuals and organizations who are leaders in the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems.

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:01

Faculty of Information alumnae and sessional instructor, Cathy Blackbourn, is this year’s proud recipient of the 2015 Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Distinguished Career Award of Excellence.

The Award is presented to individuals who, over an extended period of time, have created a lasting and meaningful legacy in the Ontario museum community.

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