Rosanne Greene, who is retiring as the Manager of Graduate Student Services in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies (FIMS) at the end of June, has seen a lot of changes in her 17 years in the role. What stands out to her the most is how much FIMS has grown over time, adding programs and accepting more students.
After FIMS Faculty Council voted to support the initiative on May 18, Dean Thomas Carmichael forwarded a letter to government officials in Newfoundland and Labrador expressing concern over the decision to close 54 public libraries in the province due to budget restraints.
Professor Nick Dyer-Witheford has been awarded the Gertrude J. Robinson book prize for his monograph titled, "Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex." Professor Dyer-Witheford accepted the award at the Canadian Communication Association's Annual Meeting on May 30 in Calgary.
The events that Kate Johnson's research focuses on may have taken place over a half-century ago, but they're still just as relevant today. The Library & Information Science professor finds similarities between the RCMP's anti-communist campaign to purge homosexuals from the civil service in the 1950s and today's widespread culture of Islamophobia.