Everyone’s busy. And many students have a part-time job on top of full-time studies. The end result is a balancing act of work, studies, research, chores, and a social life. Yet, some students still make time to volunteer and/or come up with initiatives to make life at the iSchool and University better.
Is programming a game considered play, or does play happens when a game is consumed, not when it is produced?
To demonstrate the pride students have in choosing the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, we asked them to make a video. And they spoke, filming what makes their time here worthwhile and why they chose to study at the iSchool.
Rebecca Noone, Master of Museum Studies graduate (MMSt ’11), and incoming PhD candidate, presented her project, The Analogue Internet: A Post Intervention, at this year’s iConference hosted by Humbolt University in Berlin.
Curious about job prospects for new grads from the iSchool? Find out the latest data gathered and analyzed through the annual Alumni Survey Employment Report, now available online.
Weekend attendees of this year’s iSchool Graduate Student Conference, Information in Formation: Building a Profession (March 21-23) engaged with a diverse and exciting showcase of student work.
This year’s goal was “to engage the student body with current information issues, ranging from information capture, audience engagement and nefarious information agendas.”
Dr. Jenna Hartel has been granted tenure at the rank of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Information.
Scott Schofield, former postdoctoral fellow and instructor at the Faculty of Information and the collaborative program in Book History and Print Culture, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position with the English Department at Huron University College in London, Ontario, part of Western University.
The Kids DIY Media Partnership, a SSHRC-funded initiative investigated at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information, recently hosted the first in a series of cross-sector workshops aimed at exploring emerging issues, opportunities and challenges associated with children’s increased participation in creating online content.
The Faculty of Information is pleased to welcome Dr. Arlete dos Santos Petry, a Visting Postdoctoral Researcher who will be studying with iSchool Assistant Professor Sara Grimes for the next six months at the Semaphore Lab.
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