News & Updates


The latest news from the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
September 22, 2021
A computer scientist and expert in the Internet of Things and wireless sensor networks, Maher Elshakankiri has joined the Faculty of Information as an Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream). He will start teaching workshops on the Internet of Things during the...
September 14, 2021
When the pandemic struck, prompting Professor Jenna Hartel to seek out high-quality multimedia  resources in the library and information sciences field, she was disappointed by what she found.   There were a couple of MOOCs...
September 2, 2021
Through This Lens – an exhibition curated by 2020 Museum Studies Alumnus Sabryna Ruggles Ekstein and presented in partnership with Artscape Youngplace, features photography by Sabryna’s grandfather,...
September 2, 2021
As the Founding Director of the Faculty of Information’s new Learning Hub, Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) Malayna Bernstein will build on innovative past initiatives, introduce new programs and strategies, and work with colleagues to formulate...
August 26, 2021
With a heavy heart, we would like to inform you that alumna Rosalyn Rubenstein (MMSt, 1984) has passed away. Rosalyn’s early interest in history and...
August 16, 2021
Informed Magazine 2021 is now out and available to read. A printed copy of the magazine will be sent to all 2020 and 2021 Faculty...
August 6, 2021
Originally trained as a lawyer, Armando Perla landed in the world of museums as a result of happenstance. He had moved from Washington D.C. to...
August 3, 2021
Transition Related Surgery: The Fight For Access — an online exhibition curated by Museum Studies graduate Amelia Smith.  Transition Related Surgery is just one name given to...
July 26, 2021
The Lengths We Go: Reflections on Hair – an online exhibition curated by Museum Studies graduates Priscilla Carmini, Denise Tenio, Rebecca Tunney and Jordan Vetter, in partnership with the Museums of Mississauga. ...