Events: DAMA Discount for the UW iSchool, 5/18


DAMA Puget Sound’s 2017 Spring Conference “AI + IoT Data Management Using Billions of Things” is on Thursday, May 18th from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, Bellevue, WA.

An exciting line-up of speakers will address a variety of topics applicable to AI + IoT.   The conference is an excellent opportunity to join information management professionals for a day of learning and networking.

Individual and Group Rates will be discounted until May 12th.  Student rate is $50 (email for more information). Final registration will close on May 16th.

For more information, visit the DAMA Puget Sound website at   Hope to see you there!

The Data Management Association of Puget Sound (DAMA Puget Sound) is a community of information management professionals who are seeking to improve the standards of data management, share information and experiences, and establish professional networks.

Events: CoMotion Event: Mentoring lessons from 20+ year entrepreneur


On behalf of CoMotion Labs, I would like to invite you to join our Fundamentals for Startups presentation, this FREE Friday 12:00-1:00 in Fluke Hall. We are excited to host Luni Libes, who will be presenting on his experiences in Mentoring 55 Startups. Mentoring can be tricky to navigate for both mentees and mentors. In this presentation, you can learn best practices for both sides of the relationship. Luni will be available for you to ask questions as well. Continue reading

Events: Fail Forward, 4/26


Rough midterm? Bad breakup? No idea what your passion is supposed to be? Feel like you’re never going to get that coveted internship? Are you pretty sure that your thesis adviser would rather have a colonoscopy than read through yet another draft of your dissertation proposal? Convinced that you will fall short of your parents’ expectations even if you get into that fancy sounding major?

You are not alone.

Join the UW Resilience Lab for Fail Forward, an evening of storytelling where some of our outstanding UW leaders will share their experiences of success and failure, risk and redemption in a panel discussion moderated by Undergraduate Academic Affairs’ Dr. Anne Browning and Dean Ed Taylor.

Wednesday, April 26th
5 p.m. – Doors open & dinner
5:30 – 7 p.m. – Main event
Welcome by President Cauce

Intellectual House  – UW Seattle campus


The event is free to attend, but space is limited, so save your spot today:


Capstone: iSchool Capstone Event: May 31, 2017


You are invited to

Capstone 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
6 – 9 p.m.

Husky Union Building (HUB) North and South Ballrooms and Lyceum 

Capstone represents the culmination of students’ learning experience at the iSchool. Held annually, Capstone showcases the breadth of skills and expertise students develop in the B.S. in Informatics (INFO), M.S. in Information Management (MSIM) and the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs, and allows them to demonstrate how they use technology, analysis, and problem solving as tools to solve information problems for organizations and communities.

The Capstone event will feature poster presentations by students and provide networking opportunities. The highlight of the evening is an award ceremony showcasing presentations of premiere projects that are determined by a panel of judges in a number of award categories. Capstone project collaborators include organizations from the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

All are welcome to attend this free event: industry professionals and employers; UW and iSchool alumni, students, faculty, and prospective students; and family and friends of the presenting students.

6 – 8 p.m.     Poster presentations
8 – 9 p.m.     Awards Ceremony

More Information

Please RSVP at the link below. We look forward to seeing you there!



Events: Men of Color in Engineering Leadership Series


Prof. Strayhorn, who holds a bachelor’s and a master’s from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in higher education from Virginia Tech, joined The Ohio State University (OSU) faculty in 2010 and became the youngest full professor in the university’s history in 2014. He was the founding director of OSU’s Center for Inclusion, Diversity and Academic Success (IDEAS) and former director of CHEE, OSU’s Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE).  Prof. Strayhorn, is a well-known academic. He gives frequent talks and lectures across the country, addressing issues of student success and achievement.