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Events

Previous Events

Oct 28, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Three doctoral students present research projects about information systems and Chinese migrant workers, the politics of information sharing in disaster relief, and what happens when online communities meet in real life.
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Oct 26, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Finding and using externally produced media is typically a cumbersome process. New software provides access to various legal sources of images built right into the creative workflow and automates the process of attribution.
Oct 21, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Regina Connell
Oct 19, 2011, 6:10 pm to 7:30 pm
"Design is sexy; craft is frumpy." It's time to kill that particular trope, and it's time to bring them together, says Regina Connell, the founder and editor-in-chief of Handful of Salt, an online magazine devoted to the craft of modern design.
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Oct 19, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Ramesh Srinivasan reports on his fieldwork on technology, culture, and community-driven design from Egypt's Tahrir Square, the Zuni Nation of New Mexico, the Kyrgyz Steppe, and Rural India.
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Oct 18, 2011, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Prospective students are invited to visit classes during the day, or attend the information session at 5:30 pm. RSVP required.
Oct 14, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A report on "Editorial Practices and the Web", a two-year Mellon Foundation–supported project to move the editors' notes into digital form and make them openly accessible.
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Oct 13, 2011, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
A "virtual open house", for prospective students to chat with current I School students and admissions staff and learn more about life at the I School.
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Oct 11, 2011, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Reception during the during the ASIS&T annual meeting, for alumni and friends of the I School, SIMS, the School of Library & Information Studies, and the School of Librarianship.
Oct 7, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Lada Adamic
Oct 5, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Lada Adamic is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Information and an associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information and Center for the Study of Complex Systems.
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Oct 3, 2011, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Why do people create, interact, and collaborate online? What are the deep motivations that drive so many to invest significant time and energy on Facebook, Flickr, StackExchange, Wikipedia, Yahoo! Groups, YouTube, and countless other sites?
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Sep 30, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Uday Danvadate
Sep 22, 2011, 6:10 pm to 7:30 pm
How can breakthrough solutions be found for lingering problems and saturated marketplaces, simply by engaging stakeholders in co-imagining the future? Uday Dandavate of SonicRim speaks at the semester's first Design Futures Lecture.
Sep 16, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information Access Seminar, with Clifford Lynch & Michael Buckland
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Sep 14, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
A "virtual open house", for prospective students to chat with current I School students and admissions staff and learn more about life at the I School.
Dave Lester
Sep 9, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Information Access Seminar, with Dave Lester, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
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Aug 5, 2011, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
An unconference for researchers, teachers, learners, and education technology developers, to improve the use of technology to increase student engagement and bring about deeper learning.
Jonathan Spira
Jul 25, 2011, 10:10 am to 11:30 am
Jonathan Spira explores how today’s tidal wave of information has dulled our senses and hampered innovation and productivity.
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May 14, 2011, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2011 with student speakers, keynote speaker Reid Hoffman, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards.

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