Texas iSchool partners with FEMA, Smithsonian to assist libraries and archives damaged by Harvey
As floodwaters recede from Houston and the Gulf Coast, the Texas iSchool is coordinating a national effort to identify and assist the libraries, museums, archives and cultural institutions most affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Emergency Salvage of Family Treasures Tips
Conservation experts at the UT iSchool provide valuable information for those affected by natural disasters in hopes of preserving their memories and treasures.
Students Place Second in UXPA Competition
The UT iSchool was well-represented at this year’s annual User Experience Professionals Association conference in Toronto. In addition to Dr. Randolph Bias receiving a lifetime achievement award, three iSchool students placed second in a student design competition.
iSchool graduates go forth.
In his final convocation address as dean of the School of Information, Dr. Andrew P. Dillon urged the iSchool’s most recent graduates to seek greatness through daily choices and self-discipline, to speak truth to power, and to follow Ghandi’s advice to be the change they want to see in the world.
Dr. Bias receives lifetime achievement award.
The world’s premier organization for user experience professionals is honoring School of Information Professor Randolph G. Bias with its lifetime achievement award.
Dr. Roy awarded $488K to help veterans become librarians.
Texas iSchool Professor Loriene Roy has received a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to help U.S. veterans become librarians.
Committee makes diversity recommendations for iSchool.
The School of Information’s diversity and inclusion committee has issued its first report. Drawing on conversations among students, faculty, and staff, as well as a community-wide survey, the report makes eight recommendations for the iSchool.
UX student Tim Salau to Intern with Google
A Texas iSchool student is heading to Google world headquarters this summer. Tim Salau was chosen for the User Experience Design Internship at Google’s offices in Mountain View, Calif., where he will conduct user-experience research with the company’s Google search team.
Texas iSchool achieves international ranking
The Texas iSchool ranks in the top 10 among information schools worldwide, according to a new report.
School of Information Reaches Top Five In U.S. News Graduate School Rankings
U.S. News & World Report’s “2018 Best Graduate Schools” has ranked The University of Texas at Austin School of Information in the top five nationally among colleges and schools of library and information studies.
School of Information creates maker space
The iSchool debuted the Information Lifecycle Lab, a maker space that gives students room to share ideas, tinker with hardware and create prototypes for new electronic devices. The lab offers a range of high-tech equipment from 3D printers to computer microprocessors.
The Career Development Office (CDO) is offering a series of brown bag lunch sessions covering a wide range of informational topics to iSchoolers throughout the fall semester.Location:
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UXPA UT Austin
Leveling the Playing Field in Video Game Design: Transcending Knowledge Roles by Removing Divisions Among and Privileging of Knowledges
Rachel N. Simons, Kenneth R. Fleischmann, and Loriene RoyLocation: