Eric T. Meyer Appointed Dean of UT Austin’s School of Information
The University of Texas at Austin has named Eric T. Meyer the next dean of the School of Information. His appointment will begin Aug.1, and he will hold the Louis T. Yule Regents Professorship in Library and Information Science and the Mary R. Boyvey Chair for Excellence.
Eric Nordquist becomes New Provost's Teaching Fellow
Clinical Associate Professor, Eric Nordquist was recently nominated for the 2018 Provost’s Teaching Fellowship. Nordquist has accepted the two-year, project-based fellowship, making him the iSchool’s second Provost’s Teaching Fellow.
Perspectives on Information
Students in Dr. Matt Lease's Perspectives on Information produce videos highlighting the diverse technological frontiers, possibilities, and issues within the information domains.
Amelia Acker Awarded IMLS Early Career Development Grant
Texas iSchool Assistant Professor Amelia Acker has been awarded a three-year Early Career Development Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), under the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, which supports the recruitment and education of the next generation of librarians, faculty, and library leaders.
Alumna earns ASIS&T Best Dissertation Award
Dr. Sarah Buchanan, a 2016 doctoral graduate of the Texas iSchool, was recently awarded the ASIS&T ProQuest 2017 Best Dissertation Award for her contribution to information science research.
Dr. Gwizdka meets with president of Poland
On Sept. 20, Texas iSchool Assistant Professor Jacek Gwizdka took part in a meeting with President of the Republic of Poland Mr. Andrzej Duda at the Kościuszko Foundation in New York City, where they discussed how to increase and improve scientific and scholarly exchanges at all levels between the United States and Poland.