King Davis to Receive Benjamin Rush Award for Central State Hospital Archives Project
Texas iSchool Colleague and Research Professor King Davis was recently selected for the Benjamin Rush Award from the American Psychiatric Association for, “The Central State Hospital Archives Project.”
Texas iSchool Assistant Professor Amelia Acker Receives Research Travel Award
In February, Assistant Professor Amelia Acker was awarded a research travel award as part of an initiative coordinated by the Software Preservation Network (SPN) to foster practice-based community around software preservation.
Texas iSchool Welcomes its First Harrington Faculty Fellow
The University of Texas at Austin, School of Information welcomes its first Harrington Faculty Fellow, Dr. Casey Pierce, who recently accepted an appointment as visiting faculty member at the Texas iSchool for one academic year.
2019 Texas iSchool graduates, master of information go forth
On Saturday, May 25, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Information graduate candidates and their guests filled the Grand Ballroom at the ATT Conference Center to celebrate a huge milestone.
Diane Bailey on the rhetoric surrounding fully autonomous vehicles in Issues in Science and Technology
"We do not contest the inherent or potential safety of fully autonomous vehicles, despite recent accounts of deaths during testing or use of them on public roads. Rather, we challenge the rhetorical strategy of “selling” this particular AI-based technology using a safety argument."
Grant to Boost Understanding of Ethical, Political, and Legal Implications of Machine Learning
Texas School of Information Associate Professor Ken Fleischmann received a $100,000 grant from the Legal Implications for IoT, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence Systems program, Cisco Research Center
New iCare App Promises Holistic, Patient-Centered Care Model
Texas iSchool students initially developed a patient-focused app targeted to opioid overdose prevention. Last fall, they designed a more clinician-focused app called “iCare".
Reading Metadata to Combat Disinformation and Fake News Campaigns
By identifying and understanding disinformation tactics as data craftwork, information researchers can read social media metadata just as closely as algorithms do, and possibly with more precision than the platforms’ moderation tools.
Texas iSchool Hosts Fireside Chat on Blockchain Technology
Bettina Warburg, co-founder and managing partner of Animal Ventures, joined Texas iSchool Dean Eric Meyer to discuss Blockchain Technology and the many transformative changes made possible by this exciting technology.
Dr. Ken Fleischmann Wins 2018 Social Informatics Best Paper Award
Fleischmann explains that innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) have advanced computational modeling to a point where its design can have life-or-death consequences.
Welcome to the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin.Location:
Prothro Theater, Harry Ransom Center
The School of Information invites all of our new graduate students to a back-to-school mixer, followed by a group stroll to the Tower for the university's Gone to Texas festivities.Location:
El Mercado, 1702 Lavaca Street