One semester into her five-year appointment as Dean, Lisa Henderson is searching for new ways to connect and collaborate with FIMS alumni from all programs and all eras. Be heard!

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Spring 2019 Web Version

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A message to alumni from FIMS Dean Lisa Henderson

One semester into her five-year appointment as Dean, Lisa Henderson is searching for new ways to connect and collaborate with FIMS alumni from all programs and all eras. Be heard!

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Wiki project adds Western knowledge to mix

Erin Johnson, BA'11 (MIT), MLIS'11, now a metadata librarian with Western Libraries, leads this new, collaborative, wiki-based initiative.

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Recap of Undergraduate Career Conference 2019

In January, we welcomed 12 MIT and MPI alumni back to campus to attend the Undergraduate Career Conference with 4th year students.

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MLIS-run scholarly journal to publish second issue in May

The LIS-themed "So What?" podcast speaks with authors and editors from Emerging Library & Information Perspectives about their experience producing the journal.

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Clissold Lecture 2019: Digging With a Small Shovel

Michener-award winning journalist Randy Richmond presented Digging With a Small Shovel: Investigative Reporting in Shrinking Newsrooms.

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MIT 20th Anniversary Celebration Photo Gallery

We had a blast in Toronto in October catching up with undergraduate alumni to celebrate 20 years of FIMS. Check out the photo gallery for familiar faces.

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More News About FIMS Alumni

News & Notes from FIMS Alumni
The 'Philly welcome' and other hockey tales (Pat Hickey, MA'78)

More News from FIMS

News & Notes from FIMS (the latest tidbits and thesis defences)
FIMS: A Three Minute Tour (check out this fun, behind-the-scenes video produced by grad student Shawn Cheatham)
LIS researcher adds new voice to STEM-dominated institute (Michael Ridley, LIS PhD)
Meet Our Grad Students (mini profiles of students by students)
Interdisciplinary connections forged at Research Day (FIMULAW 2019)
Brazilian student finds new friends and family in Canada (Alberth Sant'Ana, Visiting Student)
Trosow: Time to do some things differently (Professor Sam Trosow)
The importance of thoughtful resistance in the age of Trump (Professor Ajit Pyati)
Mapping memories nets team Humanitarian award (Professor Amanda Grzyb, Instructor Juan Bello, Giada Ferrucci, Media Studies PhD)
The Student Experience: Ethical Journalism (Bryan Byong-Kuon Kim)

Upcoming Events

Western Homecoming 2019
October 18-20, 2019
FIMS details TBA
Keep an eye on the Western Alumni website for more information.

A recording of the FIMS Homecoming 2018 journalism panel is available to view on YouTube. See "A Citizen's Guide to Real News," in full and hear our panel discuss why trusted local news matters.

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