Faculty of Information & Media Studies
  • Photos collage of new building

    Move begins Dec 5: Check here for information and updates

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    Visit FIMS during MBOH: Get a sneak peek of our brand new building

  • Photo of student with research books

    The series returns in February with three new lectures

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Faculty News

  • FIMS building move begins on Monday, December 5

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    The Faculty of Information and Media Studies began its move to the new FIMS & Nursing Building on Monday, December 5. As of the start of the January term, all FIMS student services are located in the FIMS & Nursing Building. The Dean's Office and FIMS Computing Services have also moved to FNB.

  • Idea may help translate digital world for all

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    Melissa Kargiannakis, BHSc'12, MHIS'15, has created Heuristext, an online tool that customizes a webpage to the viewer's reading level. Imagine Google Translate, except instead of translating across different languages, Heuristext adapts information to different reading levels.

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Academic Notes

  • Team looks to rescue, reunite refugees with their history

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    FIMS professor Amanda Gryzb is working with Molly Todd from Montana State University on a memory project looking to unearth the stories and experiences of Salvadoran civil war refugees while helping the community reclaim its experience and collective history (from Western News, November 30, 2016)

  • Perrin Investigation: Murder, lies and justice denied

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    Paul Benedetti, FIMS lecturer for the MIT and MMJC programs, recently revisited a murder investigation he first covered in 1998 as a reporter for the Hamilton Spectator. This multimedia piece returns to the story to examine recent events suggesting murder, lies and justice denied for all involved.

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