Dr. Galen Panger is the winner of the 2018 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award. Dr. Panger’s dissertation, “Emotion in Social Media,” was judged the best dissertation from an information school in the iSchools organization.
“I discovered this incredible sense of community and mutual support,” graduate Kyle Hamilton said about the online Master of Information and Data Science program. “I have felt more connected to you nerds online than I ever felt in my two undergrads.”
Dost, cofounded by alumna Sindhuja Jeyabal (MIMS ’16), is an educational nonprofit providing India’s illiterate mothers regular audio calls with instructions to prepare their children for kindergarten.