Read FIMS Dean Lisa Henderson's message for alumni in these troubled and uncertain times.

Western Alumni News

Spring 2020 Web Version

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Dean's Message for Alumni

Read FIMS Dean Lisa Henderson's message for alumni in these troubled and uncertain times.

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Time testing fractured media landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to test a fractured media environment’s ability to balance speed, accuracy and consistency.

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Alumni in partnership with FIMS

In this new section of the FIMS alumni newsletter we will highlight how our alumni have partnered with the faculty to support our students across programs.

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Not all find comfort while 'safe at home'

Being safe at home isn't possible for everyone during this COVID-19 crisis.

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Migrants speak in many ways through project

He sits with his left leg crossed over his right, stares at the floor, then straight ahead.

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Alumni Participants for the FIMS Undergraduate Career Conference 2020

FIMS Undergraduate Career Conference 2020 - Recap

On January 17, 2020, we welcomed 13 FIMS alumni back to campus to share their career experiences with our graduating undergraduate students.

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Jonathan Burston (Professor)
In Memoriam: Kenneth Bambrick (Professor Emeritus)
In Memoriam: Patricia Dewdney (Professor Emerita)
In Memoriam: Michelle Bauer (BA’06)
In Memoriam: Mary Elliott (MLS alumna)
In Memoriam: Karla Van Kessel (MLIS’03)
In Memoriam: Julia Hendry (MLIS’00)
In Memoriam: David J. Reiss (BA'06)

News from FIMS Alumni

Book dials up RIMS’s rise, fall and legacy (Chuck Howitt, MAJ’79)
Alumnae named among Canada’s Most Powerful (Melissa Kargiannakis, MHIS’15)

More news from FIMS alumni (accomplishments, announcements, etc.)

News from FIMS

FIMS pleased to welcome two new faculty members (Joanna Redden, Luke Stark)
Social media has positive possibilities in pandemic (Anabel Quan-Haase)
Asper Fellow eyes nuance, context in knee-jerk world (Hannah Sung, 2020 Asper Fellow)
Western teams recruited in effort to combat COVID-19 (Lyndsay Foisey, HIS PhD candidate)
Prevost-Manuel named CBC Donaldson Scholar (Jade Prevost-Manuel, MMJC'20)
Faculty book publication wins the 2020 STAiR Award (Nick Dyer-Witheford)
LiT.RL team takes on fake news in the DataCup challenge (Victoria Rubin and team)

More News from FIMS (accomplishments, publications, successful defenses, etc.)



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