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.
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.
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)
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.