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FIMS Journalism program launches alumni gallery

Scott Russell head shotGraduates of the Master of Arts in Journalism program have gone on to interesting, rewarding careers all over the world. Welcome to a new Journalism Graduate Gallery that will celebrate those graduates and the wonderful work they are doing.  Check back as this is an ongoing project and new profiles will be added regularly. [more]



Health Information Science program kicks off with symposium

Health Information Science graphicIn September 2011, FIMS launched its new Health Information Science (HIS) graduate program, which is jointly offered by FIMS and the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS).  To kick off the year, a symposium was held, bringing together graduate students and faculty and serving as a bridge to an increasingly important and emerging field of study. [more]



Students helping students: enriching the undergraduate experience

Three students from FIMSUniversity should be about more than just sitting in lecture halls and writing assignments and exams.  Student life at Western can and does offer a broad range of intellectual and social activities.  In the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, undergraduate students have taken it upon themselves to shape their own experience. [more]



Notes from the edge - of retirement:

Mary Doyle head shotLong-time Faculty member Mary Doyle (MAJ '75) shares thoughts and lessons-learned from 22 years of teaching journalism students at The University of Western Ontario. [more]



Bits and pieces from the world of FIMS

Thomas Carmichael head shotThe Faculty of Information Media Studies is currently bustling with activity, with first semester nearly complete and exams and holidays on the horizon.  The Fall term has seen the re-appointment of Dean Thomas Carmichael, and the bestowing of numerous achievements and accomplishments onto FIMS community members. [more]



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Also of Interest

Heather Hiscox receives honorary degree
CBC personality Heather Hiscox (MAJ '87), received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Western on October 28.


Diane Neal wins ASIS&T award
Diane Neal, Assistant Professor for the Library and Information Science program, received the ASIS&T SIG Member of the Year award for 2011.


Faculty members lauded
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Amanda Grzyb, Associate Professor Nadine Wathen, Lecturer Bill Irwin and Lecturer Selma Purac.  All four received Dean's Awards for Excellence in Teaching for 2011.


Do you have internship opportunities for undergraduate students?
If your organization is interested in setting up internship placements for MIT undergraduate students, please contact: Susan Weekes sweekes@uwo.ca.

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