Faculty of Information summer student communications writer, Evan Hamilton, spoke to Professor Kelly Lyons and returning MI students, Maggie Hanlon and Roxanna Dehghan, about balancing school with sports, and how being active can make you better in the classroom. Just as Dr.
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Congratulations to Matt Ratto who has been granted tenure at the rank of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Information.
"This is a well-deserved promotion and outstandingly news for our Faculty. Matt has consistently trailed a path of innovative ideas in his labs, particularly his work with 3D printers, which ultimately tackle some of society’s priorities," says Dean Seamus Ross.
Each year the Friends of the Mississauga Library offer their Library Education Award supporting Mississauga residents who are pursuing a career in library science.
The 2014 Jim Wilde Library Education Award winners are Fawzia Raja and Olivia Harris, both entering the Master of Information, Library and Information Science program, at University of Toronto this fall.
Faculty of Information course instructor, Greta Golick, wants her students to think about what form books take, how the content is presented, and create something new, using text and/or an image, thereby remaking the book.
Professor Periklis Andritsos has accepted an academic appointment at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) in the domain of "Big Data & Analytics," beginning in August 2014.
The Book History and Print Culture (BHPC) program at the University of Toronto (UofT) has been called “a world leader in [its] field of academic study,” according to a program review by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS).
The program has an international reputation for Book History studies, a valuable resource for students and the University, the review noted.
From here in Toronto, to Los Angeles, to the United Kingdom, students at the iSchool are getting hands on this summer to help them prepare for careers as museum professionals.
In academic life, a “sabbatical” is a natural rite of passage where a faculty member takes an extended absence in order to achieve something, typically to fulfill a goal such as writing a book or conducting research.
Four faculty members, Professors Alan Galey, Jenna Hartel, Kelly Lyons, and Heather MacNeil, will be on sabbatical during 2014-15, and have many plans for research.
It takes hard work, dedication and perseverance, both inside and outside the classroom, to excel in graduate studies, and this year’s Outstanding Student Contribution Award winner is no different.
Innovator, leader, mentor, researcher, and catalyst. These are the words fellow colleagues and former students use to describe Gwen Harris (MLS 1994) in their letters of support for her nomination as the Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA) Outstanding Alumni Award recipient for 2014.