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Good Systems Grand Challenge Initiative Funds Seven iSchool Professors, Four Projects

Seven University of TexasSchool of Information faculty members were recently notified that they would receive approximately $100,000 in funding from Good Systems through The Good Systems Grand Challenge Initiative to support the first year of new projects.

Advancing Curiosity Award

Advancing Curiosity Award to Support Interdisciplinary Research on Tackling Misinformation

The University of Texas at Austin School of Information Associate Professors Matthew Lease and Kenneth R. Fleischmann have been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Micron Foundation for a two-year project, “Tackling Misinformation through Socially-Responsible AI". In addition to Lease and Fleischmann, the project team includes Associate Professor Samuel Baker (English), Associate Professor Natalie Stroud (Communication Studies), and Professor Sharon Strover (Radio-TV-Film).


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MSIS degree changes upcoming Fall 2019

Beginning fall 2019, there will be significant changes to the requirements of the MS in Information Studies academic program at UT-Austin. The changes will apply to all new/entering MS in Information Studies students as well as continuing students who opt to graduate under the new catalog.

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Texas iSchool Launches School Librarian Certificate Program

In early October 2019, the University of Texas at Austin School of Information launched its new School Librarian Certificate Program. The certificate program will be coordinated by Dr. Barbara A. Jansen, an educator with over 35 years of experience as an elementary classroom teacher, K-12 school librarian, and university instructor.