UNC Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science
International Summer Seminars 2019
Registration deadline: March 8, 2019
Ever thought about going abroad? With these opportunities you can! Continue reading
Inclusive. Impactful. Inventive.
Applications close: March 12, 2019
Calling all UW students from all campuses!
Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students for students, The Husky Seed Fund provides up to $5,000 for you, or a small team, to pursue your passions and bring your projects to life. Continue reading
IMT 556 A (SLN 15260) – Information and Operational Risk
Topics covered in this course include the parameters of operational risk; integrating operational risk and business process frameworks; the role of corporate governance, the role of technology and business process decisions; and the role of information in operational risk management. The course includes practical applications of operational risk frameworks, using real world examples where the intersection of people, processes, systems, and external events can lead to unexpected financial loss — easiest to identify in major disasters such as Japan’s Sendai earthquake, the Equifax data breach, the Uber saga, the Volkswagen emissions scandal, or even the 9/11 destruction of the World Trade Center. Continue reading
Mangels Lecture – Samuel Sinyangwe, “Using Data to Advance Racial Justice”
February 13, 2019
Mangels lecturer and nationally-recognized activist Samuel Sinyangwe will be visiting the iSchool February 12-14, with the majority of the events occurring on the 13th. Due to the nature of the events, individual RSVPs are required.
Winter Quarter GO-MAP Event Schedule
Winter Quarter is well under way and the Graduate Opportunities & Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP) will be hosting a variety of events in the upcoming weeks for graduate students of color.
Within the next week, GO-MAP will be hosting a Real Talk Tuesday and their first Community Social of the quarter. Real Talk Tuesday’s provides a space for graduate students to relax, kick back, and talk about real issues in partnership with the Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity (CCDE). Community Socials provide students an opportunity to engage with fellow graduate students of color and build support networks among affinity groups. The first Community Social will take place on February 6 in Kane 225 and the next Real Talk Tuesday will take place on February 12 in CMU 129.
RE-IMAGINING Red Square: A Creative Ideas Challenge
Deadline: Registration Closes Monday, January 28, 2019
RE-IMAGINING Red Square is a creative ideas challenge for the University of Washington’s Central Plaza, commonly known as Red Square. First place team will receive $5,000 in scholarship funds to be distributed among all team members.
Relaxation Study Break
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 PM, iLounge
Do the winter months have you exhausted? Join iSchool Student Services for a rejuvenating study break full of food and fun.