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Fall 2020 Reopening Plans

It’s hard to believe we are only a month away from the start of the fall semester. Here are a few important policy updates and announcements from Interim President Jay Hartzell, including protocols for self-quarantining, face masks and the Protect Texas Together App.

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I = Informatics: Our undergraduate minor is changing from Information Studies to Informatics

From now on, you will find the iSchool’s undergraduate course offerings listed under I instead of INF. Graduate courses remain under INF.

Careers

Update from the Career Development Office

We know many of you are navigating internship and full-time job seeking at a very challenging time and want to remind you that you are not alone. The Career Development Office is here to support you with all of this! To book a virtual or telephone appointment with Kim or Rachel visit http://ischoolcareer.youcanbook.me or send us an email. Have a quick question or want your resume or cover letter reviewed? Email us at careers@ischool.utexas.edu.

Recent Research

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Jacek Gwizdka Awarded Grant to Study Health Information Search Behavior & Cognitive Impairment

Dr. Jacek Gwizdka was awarded a collaborative grant of $99,880 from the University of Texas at Austin Vice President for Research Associate Professor Experimental (APX) Initiative. Gwizdka's eye-tracking study, Health Information Search Behavior as a Manifestation of Cognitive Impairment, will explore the feasibility and utility of internet search behavior eye-tracking measurements as a metric for cognitive changes associated with aging and disease.

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Min Kyung Lee Wins Grant to Improve Fairness in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Dr. Min Kyung Lee, assistant professor at the The University of Texas at Austin School of Information, is investigating how to improve fairness in artificial intelligence (AI). Her research project entitled "Advancing Fairness in AI with Human-Algorithm Collaborations" was awarded $1,037,000 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)​ in partnership with Amazon.