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Master of Science in Information Sciences program prepares students for employment in so many settings  – including scientific, corporate, academic, nonprofit, and more – it’s important to understand the many ways in which information sciences skills are applied.

Several years ago, the School of Information Sciences faculty decided to create “Career Pathways to make it easier for prospective and current master’s students to understand the varying opportunities within the field. The Career Pathways went live in fall 2016.

The SIS pathways were carefully curated by individual faculty, each one taking into consideration their own experiences and … Read more “Master’s Pathways Prepare Students for Careers in Information”


User eXperience Lab (UXL). The UXL opened in 2009 as a joint project with ORNL, but it has evolved over the years into a UT core facility serving as a resource for CCI faculty and students, as well as a pay-for-service facility for other university units, government, or private organizations.

The lab is managed by Rachel Volentine, who started in the position almost a decade ago shortly after she graduated with her master’s degree from the School … Read more “CCI’s UX Lab Gives Students, Faculty Resources & Education on User Experience Design”


Joseph Winberry (’19) will be co-leading in a university-wide webinar 2 p.m. Aug. 27 with the Office of Community Engagement and Outreach to discuss a LibGuide he wrote as a master’s student.

Nicole Bryant of the OCEO said she came across Winberry’s LibGuide while searching UT resources about civic engagement for a fall series of webinars to complement the Imagine Tennessee pilot program she manages. Anyone on campus can attend the webinar and those interested are encouraged to register ahead of time.

“We are really big on promoting resources that are already … Read more “Joseph Winberry (’19) to Co-Lead UT Webinar About Civic Engagement”