This September, an inaugural class of 15 corporate and business professionals will enhance their abilities to strategically use data to help their organizations become more successful — through Canada’s first Executive Master of Information (MI) program in Information Systems & Design (ISD-E).
A first year Master of Information student at the iSchool has managed to fuse his passions of photography and archives into a new project, and now has been published in a prestigious journal.
Inspiring others put two students in line for recognition by the University of Toronto through the annual Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Awards.
This spring, the University of Toronto awarded graduating Master of Information students Julia King (right) and Dawn Walker (left) with a framed certificate during a ceremony at Convocation Hall, on the St. George campus.
The plight of Syrian refugees and the ongoing displacement of peoples in Toronto and abroad inspired three Master of Museum Studies students to curate an exhibition throughout the Faculty of Information’s building, showcasing colourful paintings, photography, and wall murals by 12 local emerging artists, many affiliated with community-engaged organizations.
Administrators couldn’t decide which staff member at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) made the biggest impact over 2015-2016, so they choose two finalists—not for doing their jobs, but going beyond.
Recently, Dr. Jeremy Packer and Dr.
For pursuing intriguing concepts as leaders in their field, iSchool Professors Kelly Lyons, Lynne Howarth, and Leslie Regan Shade have received significant grants totaling more than $1.1 million CND to support their cutting-edge research projects.
Professor Lynne Howarth
From the first Director of the Faculty of Information, Winfred G. Barnstead, all the way to Bertha Bassam, the iSchool has consistently been an institution associated with strong, female leadership.
Alumna Una Ng-Brasch continued this tradition by winning a Woman of Influence Award for 2015 by The Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Intrigue and interest are heightened at the University of Toronto’s iSchool with the acceptance of a new archival donation to its library containing items owned by the first Director of the Faculty of Information—Winifred G. Barnstead.
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.