When Sarah Siver’s elementary school in Sparta lost its librarian a year few years ago, the third-grade teacher was concerned. “For the first time in 14 years, my students didn’t have consistent access to the library or library lessons, Siver… Read More
The UW-Milwaukee, School Information Studies, Professional Immersion Day looked a little different this Fall as it moved into the virtual environment. On Friday, August 28, 2020 the UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies (SOIS) held its Fall 2020 Professional Immersion Day…. Read More
A UWM researcher is part of a team that is investigating how people interpret information about COVID-19 in graphs, maps and charts presented by the media. A team of scientists from four universities, including UWM’s Min Sook Park, has been… Read More
The School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is proud to announce the appointment of Dietmar Wolfram, Ph.D., as Senior Associate Dean of the School as of August 1, 2020. Dr. Wolfram has been a significant… Read More
From recommending the next TV show you should watch to predicting where a coronavirus outbreak might occur, artificial intelligence has an increasing presence in our everyday lives. We talk to a technology instructor and investor about the basics, growth and… Read More
CHICAGO—Bridget Malley, a December 2019 master of Library and Information Science graduate University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, School of Information Studies, is the 2020 recipient of the Theodore Calvin Pease Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award… Read More
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, it wasn’t just doctors and nurses who leapt into action. It was UWM students, too. Students have been working in public health, nursing, mask-making and other necessary tasks. Here are a few of their stories.
In 2016, a man set fire to a library in St. Cloud, MN. Allister Chang had an opportunity to speak with Karen Pundsack, director of the Great River Regional Library System, to reflect on what the library learned from the… Read More