On Saturday, October 19, we will welcome back alumni to share their media art careers in a diversity of forms and purposes. Please join us for this unique showcase.

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FIMS Homecoming 2019: Media Arts

On Saturday, October 19, we will welcome back alumni to share their media art careers in a diversity of forms and purposes. Please join us for this unique showcase.

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Message to Alumni: The Latest from the Dean's Office

Lisa Henderson and Sharon Sliwinski introduce the FIMS MakerThinker project.

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Illustration of Kate Crook, botanist

Alumna searches for botanist’s trailblazing work

Anna Soper, MLIS’16, researches a local, long-forgotten history.

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Realities must be shared – thanks or no thanks

Haak Saan Essay: In a crowded coffee shop in downtown London, I sat with a colleague interviewing a subject for an upcoming story.

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Statue by Wynn Walters

Statue echoes lessons of bravery, compassion

Alumnus Wynn Walters, BA'59, sculpted a statue portraying Lt.-Col. Samuel Simpson Sharpe, Canadian WWI soldier.

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Adrienne Arsenault

Allies anchor Arsenault

Adrienne Arsenault, BA’90, MA’91, LLD’13 on comradery, fake news and stories that matter.

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More News from FIMS

News & Notes from FIMS Alumni
News & Notes from FIMS
Successful Thesis Defences
MAJ, MLIS, MMJC graduate class photos now archived online (Digital Photo Archive Project)
FIMS Professor Nadine Wathen awarded a new Canada Research Chair
Research duo recognized with multiple awards at AEJMC conference (Romayne Smith Fullerton)
Project eyes sector's freedom of expression policies (Sam Trosow)
True or false? Men and women face violence in their relationships equally? (Nadine Wathen)
Libraries can have 3D printers but they are still about books (Paulette Rothbauer)
Is Instagram's removal of its 'like' counter a turning point in social media? (Kane Faucher)
Fighting Doug Ford's budget cuts to Ontario libraries (Sam Trosow)
Who Do You Think You Are? Podcast - Is this the Good Place? (Anabel Quan-Haase)
Who Do You Think You Are? Podcast - Is the Truth Out There? (Jeremy Copeland)
In Memoriam: Professor Ian Kerr
A Greeting from President Shepard

Upcoming Events

From the Frontlines of Libya to the Trenches of Tech
Fall 2019 Clissold Lecture
Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Presented by Jeffrey Kofman, journalist, CEO, entrepreneur.
More information.

2019 FIMS Homecoming - Media Arts showcase

Saturday, October 19, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FIMS alumni return to showcase their "ways of making."
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Girls, Zines, and their Travels: Imagining Lives, Crafting Archives for the Next Century
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Presented by Professor Janice Radway.
More information.

LIS Alumni Reception
Jan/Feb 2020
The reception will be held during the OLA conference in Toronto, Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2020, exact date and time to be announced soon.

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