The School of Information’s 2015 commencement ceremony presented an opportunity to honor both faculty and student achievements.
Dean AnnaLee Saxenian presented the 2015 Dr. James R. Chen Awards for outstanding MIMS final projects to the projects Snapily, DiscoverCT, and TIRO.
On behalf of the student body, Information Management Student Association co-presidents Brian Carlo & Bill Chambers and presented three awards. The award for outstanding teaching assistant was given to Katey Bayse; Pablo Arvizu won the prize for student with the most spirit; and the students gave their distinguished teaching award to professors Marti Hearst and Steve Weber.
James R. Chen Awards
For Outstanding MIMS Final Projects
Track 1: Moving People and Prices
Track 2: Information Search, Navigation, Visualization, and Discovery
Track 3: Networking to Help
(Presented by the Information Management Student Association)
Outstanding Teaching Assistant: Katey Basye
Student with the Most Spirit: Pablo Arvizu