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2019 Open House Capstone Showcase a Success

May 31, 2019

The Texas School of Information 2019 Open House Capstone Showcase took place on Friday, May 10, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the School of Information. Graduating master’s students presented their culminating capstone projects and research findings in diverse areas of the information field –including digital archives, data analysis, library science, user experience design, user interface, data mining and technology.

2019 Texas iSchool Graduates, Masters of Information Go Forth

May 30, 2019

On Saturday, May 25, The University of Texas at AustinSchool of Information graduate candidates and their guests filled the Grand Ballroom at the ATT Conference Center to celebrate a huge milestone. Anticipation filled the room as iSchool students eagerly waited for their names to be called signaling their turn to cross the commencement stage.

Dr. Soo Young Rieh Named New Associate Dean for Education

May 22, 2019

The UT iSchool is delighted to announce that Dr. Soo Young Rieh has accepted the position as full professor and Associate Dean for Education beginning August 1st, 2019. Dr. Rieh will succeed Philip Doty as the iSchool's new Associate Dean for Education. Dr. Rieh and a new Associate Dean for Research, also starting this fall, are both new senior administrative staff and faculty positions created by Dean Eric Meyer in the fall of 2018. "Dr.

Surveying the Digital Collections of TDL Members: An Interview with Rachael Zipperer

April 30, 2019

As part of her capstone project to complete a Master of Science in Information Studies at The University of Texas at Austin in 2019, Texas iSchool student Rachael Zipperer focused on surveying the digital collections of Texas Digital Library members. During Preservation Week (April 21–27), the Masters candidate posted updates about digital archives and lessons learned.

Texas iSchool Welcomes its First Harrington Faculty Fellow

April 30, 2019

The University of Texas at AustinSchool 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.

Texas iSchool Assistant Professor Amelia Acker Receives Research Travel Award

April 29, 2019

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.

Dr. Francis Miksa (1938-2019)

April 2, 2019

We are very sad to announce the passing of Dr. Francis (Fran) Miksa Jr., aged 80, faculty emeritus and former acting dean, on Wednesday March 20, 2019 in McComb, MS.

Off the Beaten Path: Career Advice from a Prospect Research Consultant

March 31, 2019

If you’re about to graduate from the Texas School of Information, or are on the job market, then you’re probably thinking about the direction of your career path. Should you aim for a more traditional career that iSchool graduates tend to seek, or should you venture beyond the perimeters of the traditional career path? 

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