AERI 2013: University of Texas at Austin iSchool Hosts Major National Archiving Conference


AERI 2013In mid-June, the iSchool hosted AERI, a major national conference for doctoral students in archival studies and PhDs who are beginning professional careers in archiving. Drawing over one hundred archives doctoral candidates and archival educators, the Archival Education and Research Institute conference featured five days of presentations, workshops and field trips. While most student participants are from the U.S., others came from as far away as New Zealand, Canada, China, Korea, and Australia. Read more


Strong Showing of University of Texas iSchool Leaders at The NCWIT Summit


Held in late May in Tucson, Arizona, the National Center for Women & Information Technology Summit on Women and IT: Practices and Ideas to Revolutionize Computing brought together leaders, change agents, and stakeholders to focus on research-driven practices that strengthen the computing workforce and promote technology innovation by increasing the participation of girls and women. Read more


UT’s iSchool leads the way with first-of-its-kind HiPSTAS conference


HiPSTAS ConferenceFrom May 29 to June 1, with generous funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, researchers across the United States gathered in Austin at the School of Information (iSchool) to consider this problem – how to leverage data mining and visualization tools for advancing access and scholarship with large sound collections in the Humanities. Read more