By Alexandra Scandolo (2018-2020 UXD Student) “I’m not really even sure what I signed up to learn after today,” I joked with my roommate one evening after my first UX lecture. I spent time researching User Experience before, during, and after applying to the program—reading endless Medium articles, discovering the “design side” of Twitter, andContinue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: User Experience Design (UXD)”
“The most exciting part of being in the Combined Degree Program (CDP) is having the chance to bring together so many different fields throughout your degree.” Click the image above to learn more.
By Heather Walker (2nd year ARM Student 2019-2021) In looking back at my first year as a graduate student at the iSchool, I can scarcely believe how much I have developed my academic and personal interests within such a short space of time. I was accepted into the Master of Information program in Fall 2019,Continue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: Archives and Records Management (ARM)”
“To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” is the mission statement of one of the world’s largest, and most profitable, search engine and technology companies, speaking to the value created by the organization and optimization of information to make it easier to discover and retrieve.” Click the image to read more.
By Faria Khandaker (Second year ISD and HCDS student) My experience in the courses that fall under the Human Centered Data Science concentration have been absolutely mind blowing and I mean that figuratively and literally. My background is in Anthropology and Human Biology and although I had taken a few calculus courses and coding coursesContinue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: Human Centered Data Science (HCDS)”
“One of the most exciting things you will learn about Library and Information Sciences (LIS) at the Faculty of Information is that it attracts students with all kinds of backgrounds.” Click the image above to read more.
By Faria Khandaker (Second year ISD and HCDS student 2019-2021) Information Systems and Design is a unique concentration. It is not very technical (only the database course involves coding) but the courses give you the knowledge to be able to work with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. You learn about the latest information system managementContinue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: Information Systems and Design (ISD)”
by Defne Inceoglu (2nd year MMSt student, 2018-2020) When I started the Museum Studies program in September 2018, I was practically vibrating with excitement. Jumping for joy! And wow, what a journey it has been. The one thing I learned right away was: immerse yourself in EVERYTHING. To get the most out of your experienceContinue reading “Introduction to Programs Week: Museum Studies (MMSt)”
“If the program you are now starting here at the Faculty of Information is your first graduate degree, you might be wondering what to expect from your courses. But fear not! This quick and totally unofficial guide to surviving every grad school course will get you through.” Click on the image above to read more.
“Enter: the iLife. This blog is all about you. Written by students and for students, we want to help students new and old navigate life as academics, as professionals, and as people navigating life in grad school.” Click on the image above to read more.