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.