By Nicole Etter The modern era of connectivity is, in many ways, a researcher’s paradise. Research is built upon data, and everyday life creates unprecedented cascades of raw information about people. It flows from social media, mobile apps, internet searches… Read More
SOIS to Launch “Distruptive Technology Lab” Emergent Technology Initiative to Support Regional Tech Ecosystem FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14th, 2018 MILWAUKEE, WI – The UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies (SOIS) is excited to launch the “Disruptive Technology Lab” alongside new… Read More
The American Library Association recently granted continuing accreditation status to the UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies for its Masters in Library and Information Studies degree program. Comprehensive accreditation reviews occur every seven years. They involve a self-evaluation process and an external review by ALA’s… Read More
SOIS Associate Professor Dr. Joyce Latham and Queer Zine Archive Project cofounders Milo Miller and Christopher Wilde have been announced as winners of the inaugural ALISE Community conn@CT Mini-Grant. ALISE (The Association for Library and Information Science Education) provides the… Read More
On December 12, 2017 SOIS IST Students in the Nonprof-IT program showcased their Fall 2017 final projects to their clients, company mentors, and the UWM campus. This semester, 22 IST students partnered with mentors from four local IT organizations to… Read More
On Saturday, December 16th the UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies held its Fall 2017 Recognition Ceremony at the Italian Community Center in downtown Milwaukee. Fall graduates in the Bachelor of Science in Information Studies (BSIST), Master of Library & Information… Read More
Last week, representatives of Northwestern Mutual and LearnVest gave a presentation on mobile app development to Milwaukee-area tech affiliates, including a sizable contingent of SOIS students. The presentation was entitled “Demystifying Redux & Observable State with MobX,” and was held… Read More
SOIS Visiting Professor, Dr. Wonchan Choi, has a paper entitled “mHealth technologies for osteoarthritis self-management and treatment: A systematic review”, accepted for publication in the Health Informatics Journal (HIJ). http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1460458217735676.
The UW-Milwaukee Graduate School held an open house on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Individuals considering an advanced degree were invited to come to UWM to meet with faculty and staff from over 135 graduate master’s, doctoral and graduate certificate programs… Read More
SOIS students are invited to showcase their work by participating in the 2018 annual Student Research Day. Participation can take the form of either papers or posters based on students’ course projects or professional work.