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Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:08

Through a student’s resourcefulness and motivation to walk better, the iSchool laid the foundation—and the result could have worldwide implications.

Robotic exoskeletons, which are worn by human beings to augment their strength and endurance, have long been a staple of futuristic science fiction stories. But such devices no longer exist only in the imagination.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 12:00

Faculty of Information doctoral candidate, Asen O. Ivanov (pictured second from left), was the recipient of the Best Paper Award at the Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) 2015, which was held in July at the University of Maryland.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:34

Earlier this year, we reported on a Canadian team of researchers, led by Faculty of Information Professor Matt Ratto (pictured left), that created the world’s first functional 3D-printed prosthetic leg socket for children in the developing world with trans-tibial amputations.

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:01

The Public Library Leadership Fellows (PLLF) program celebrates the appointment of another participant as Chief Executive Officer of a major urban library.

The Edmonton Public Library (EPL), the first ever Canadian library to be named the Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine, has chosen a brand new CEO — and that person has a strong and recent iSchool connection.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:03

Set within the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information, the iSchool is one of the world’s leading information and knowledge management schools, providing opportunities for talented and creative students to enhance their skills and prepare for their next professional steps.

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:59

Caleb Domsy graduated from the iSchool’s Master of Information program in 2014 – and recently shared his strong connection to the iSchool community in an article published by the Ontario Library Association (OLA).

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:37

The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) has chosen iSchool Professor Heather MacNeil as the 2015 recipient of its James J. Talman Award.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 15:55

When someone retires, they normally receive various gifts and other tokens of appreciation from colleagues, family, and friends.

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 12:12

Now into its third year, the MISC Outstanding Instructor Award for an exceptional course instructor at the Faculty of Information has been awarded by the Master of Information Student Council (MISC), for 2015, to Dr Colin Furness (MISt 1999, PhD 2010).

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 13:16

Under intense time pressure, a team of Faculty of Information students at the University of Toronto took on and won William Osler Health System’s (Osler) second annual National Student App Development Contest. The team developed Outpatient App, a mobile application that delivers hospital-specific and interactive discharge instructions to Osler’s Emergency Department patients.

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