Mike Bickerton, BA’01 (MIT), Amazing Race Canada co-producer, understands what it takes to create compelling television – and he credits Western for helping get him to the finish line.

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Spring 2018 Web Version

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Mike Bickerton on the Amazing Race Canada

MIT alumnus brings his vision to reality television

Mike Bickerton, BA’01 (MIT), Amazing Race Canada co-producer, understands what it takes to create compelling television – and he credits Western for helping get him to the finish line.

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Thomas Carmichael prepares to wrap up tenure as Dean

Carmichael will complete his tenure as Dean of FIMS on June 30, 2018. He recently took some time to reflect on his experiences in the role.

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Group shot of the 13 FIMS alumni attending the Career Conference

Career Conference brings alumni and students together

In January, thirteen MIT & MPI alumni returned to campus to share their knowledge and experience with undergraduate students.

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Tanya Talaga presents the Clissold Lecture to a full house

2018 Clissold Lecture: “Rights Before We Talk Reconciliation”

Tanya Talaga explores issues with Indigenous reporting in Canada.

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Alumna plays critical role in Canadian culture

Don’t tell Kate Taylor that “Nickelback sucks.” Prove it.

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Alumna embraces ‘Yes, and …’ toward a better world

Jennifer Stranges, BA’12 (MIT), never expected how much her role at Cystic Fibrosis Canada would change her own life.

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More News About FIMS Alumni

News & Notes from FIMS Alumni
Paterson following his passion for public policy (Alex Paterson, BA'08, MPI)
Fashion forward (Erin Kleinberg, BA'06, MIT)
Alumnus' book explores Halifax Explosion (Ken Cuthbertson, MA'75, Journalism)
Legendary 'Shoe' a perfect fit for alumnus (David McPherson, MA'98, Journalism)
Establishing her 'Legacy' (Christine Rees, BA'15, MIT)

More News from FIMS

News & Notes from FIMS (news from within the Faculty including successful thesis defenses)
FIMS Career Services Officer ready to assist students (Devin Golets)
Against the Dying Light (Nicole Dalmer, Chapter 7 - The Future)
FRANKENSTEIN 200: Mary Shelley warned me there'd be days like this (Tim Blackmore)
Surf's over: Reign of the data kings (Tim Blackmore)
Play your role in protecting our fair-dealing rights (Sam Trosow)
Eyeing the downside of digital connectivity (Sam Trosow)
Weighing in on Vonnegut, zombie Shakespeare and 'The Fatness' (Mark Rayner)
Mary Baxter, Hub reporter, receives award for work on public libraries (TVO Hub partnership)
Study says Internet troll toll not always negative (Yimin Chen)
'I'm Not Evil. I'm Chaotic Neutral!': On the Classification of Trolls (Online lecture from Yimin Chen)
What the Laurier experience can show us about teaching and learning (Daniel Robinson)
MPI student travels to Dublin for UA Summit 2017 (Tanya Sahni)
Harold Innis on Canada (a Canada 150 Lecture presented by Edward Comor)
Ajit Pyati receives Western Leadership in Wellness Award of Recognition
Newsmakers: The Ally (Shoaib Rizvi)

Upcoming Events

FIMULAW: Graduate Interdisciplinary Research Day
Explore research being done by students and faculty from FIMS, Law, and Music.
Friday, April 13, 2018 9:30AM-4:30PM
FIMS & Nursing Building Rm. 1240/1250

MIT 20th Anniversary Reception – Rescheduled
Join us for a celebration of 20 years of Media, Information & Technoculture
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Toronto, ON
Details TBA.



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