Over the last month, the school has been hard at work developing a new website with increased functionality for applicants, students, faculty and community members. Please take some time to look around.
Congratulations to Director Caroline Haythornthwaite, who has received the 2013 Best Social Informatics Paper Award from the Association for Information Science and Technology Special Interest Group for Social Informatics (ASIS&T SIG SI). The award is shared with the paper's lead author, Dr. Nama Raj Budhathoki.
The Association of Canadian Archivists Student Chapter at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is delighted to present its seventh annual international Seminar and Symposium, Professional Education and Archives: What Does the Future Require? which will be held at UBC in on February 11-13, 2015.
MLIS alum and current Interdisciplinary Studies PhD Candidate Devon Greyson has been awarded Knowledge Translation funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Institute of Gender and Health) for a project titled, "Theatre-based Knowledge Exchange with Early-Age Parents and Community Stakeholders."
It is with sadness that we let you know that Dr. Sam Rothstein, the original Director of the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (then the School of Librarianship), passed away on Tuesday of this week.
Dr. Luciana Duranti, Chair of the Master of Archival Studies program, was named a Fellow of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) at the 2014 ACA Conference in Victoria, British Columbia (june 26 – 28, 2014). According to the ACA, this award is the highest recognition the association can bestow on its members.