Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis, Apr 5

Call for Participants: Three Minute Thesis

Deadline to submit a proposal is April 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM, PDT.

Are you a UW graduate student in the final stages of your capstone, thesis or dissertation project? Apply to compete in Three Minute Thesis, where you’ll have the opportunity to present your research in just three minutes for cash prizes totaling $2,500. The 2019 UW Three Minute Thesis (UW 3MT®) Competition is open to all eligible graduate students from Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses. Continue reading

Welcome to the 2015-16 Academic Year!

Welcome to the 2015-16 Academic Year!

The staff in Student Services is excited to start another academic year! We have planned a number of events for Autumn quarter including chats with the Dean, a variety of career workshops and meet-the-firm events, as well as our traditional Spooky Study Break. For our online students: watch for ways to attend these events online or listen to the recordings at a later date.

Here’s a guide to the information you’ll find in this document:

  • New iSchool Faculty
  • iSchool Welcome and Orientation Evaluations
  • iSchool Facilities
    • iLounge and iSchool Computer Lab Etiquette
    • Husky Card Access
    • After-hours Building Permits
  • iSchool and UW Student Conduct Policies
  • Communication
    • Student Services Blog and Social Media
    • Advising Emails
  • Student Representatives for iSchool Committees
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Funding to Present at Conferences
  • iCareers
    • Scheduling Academic and Career Advising Appointments
    • Viewing iSchool Events
    • Accessing Internship, Job and Capstone Postings
  • Conversations with the Dean
  • Student Services Study Break

New iSchool Faculty

The iSchool hired six  new faculty members.  Some have taught for us part-time, some have returned after time teaching elsewhere, and some are brand new to the iSchool.

After teaching for the iSchool part-time, Mike Doane and Annie Searle are joining the iSchool as full-time lectures.  Michael Freeman joined the iSchool last winter quarter, teaching a bit in spring and summer quarters.

Joining us this autumn are Sean McGann, Joel Ross, and Hala Annabi.

iSchool Welcome and Orientation Evaluation

Attention new students:  we want your feedback.  Please take a moment to complete our survey about your program orientation and iSchool Welcome activities.  The survey is available at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/ioss/281700 .  Deadline to complete the survey is Sunday, October 11th.

iSchool Facilities

The iSchool offices exist in three different buildings spread across the U-District.

Mary Gates Hall is the home of the Dean’s Offices, Student Services, IT, as well as individual faculty offices. Continue reading

Event: iSchool Capstone 2014, June 5

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iSchool Capstone

Thursday, June 5, 2014
6 – 9 p.m.
Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom 
Capstone showcases the breadth of skills and expertise students develop in the Informatics, MLIS and MSIM programs and allows them to demonstrate how they have been using information as a tool for transformation in their personal, academic and professional lives.

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

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

6 to 8:15 p.m.     Poster presentations, welcome and audience voting
8:15 to 9 p.m.     Awards

More information:  https://ischool.uw.edu/events/ischool-capstone

Event: iSchool Capstone TODAY!

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Reminder:  The University of Washington Information School 2013 Capstone Event is tonight, Thursday 6/6 @ 6:00pm at UW Tower.

Capstone projects from the UW Information School are concrete examples of how we design and build effective solutions to the information problems people and organizations face every day.

The Information School Capstone Event showcases projects from the University of Washington Information School’s Bachelor of Science in InformaticsMaster of Science in Information Management (MSIM), and Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs.   The evening is full of poster presentations, networking, and hors d’oeuvres.  Guests are invited to see how iSchool students have been using information as a tool for transformation in their academic, professional and personal lives. Capstone project collaborators include organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors.

More information: http://ischool.uw.edu/capstone

Event: iSchool Capstone Today!

 

 

Reminder:  The University of Washington Information School 2012 Capstone Event is tonight, Thursday 5/31 @ 6:00pm at UW Tower.

Capstone projects from the UW Information School are concrete examples of how we design and build effective solutions to the information problems people and organizations face every day.

The Information School Capstone Event showcases projects from the University of Washington Information School’s Bachelor of Science in InformaticsMaster of Science in Information Management (MSIM), and Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs.  The evening begins promptly at 6:00 pm with “Information Overload,” a lively round-robin of project introductions.  Following is an evening of poster presentations, networking and hors d’oeuvres.  Guests are invited to see how iSchool students have been using information as a tool for transformation in their academic, professional and personal lives. Capstone project collaborators include organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors.

More information: http://ischool.uw.edu/capstone

 

Event: iSchool Capstone this week!

The UW Information School will be holding our annual Capstone event, showcasing the work of graduating Informatics, MSIM and MLIS students.

Where are the Next Best Ideas in the information field coming from? If the past is any indication, this year’s Capstone event may provide some answers. Capstone projects from the iSchool’s Bachelor of Science in Informatics, Master of Science in Information Management and Master of Library & Information Science programs are concrete examples of what it means to design and build novel applications of technology and innovative information tools and services. Projects range from mobile device applications to web-based library collection tools to browser security plug-ins.

Date: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Location: UW Tower
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm