FIMS is pleased to announce a pair of homecoming events to celebrate 20 years of FIMS and 50 years of LIS at Western. Informal tours of the new FIMS & Nursing Building will also be available.

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Exterior of the FIMS and Nursing Building at Western University

Join us on Saturday, October 21 for Homecoming 2017

FIMS is pleased to announce a pair of homecoming events to celebrate 20 years of FIMS and 50 years of LIS at Western. Informal tours of the new FIMS & Nursing Building will also be available.

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A crowd gathers outside the FIMS and Nursing Building for the David Spencer memorial ceremony

Honouring the memory of FIMS Professor David Spencer

In May, members of David Spencer’s family gathered together with FIMS staff and faculty to dedicate a tree and bench to his memory.

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Student speaking at the UN's Youth Counsel

UN honours student's efforts to empower women in Pakistan

Undergraduate MIT student Shoaib Rizvi recently traveled to New York where he spoke at the Youth Assembly at the United Nations.

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Les Fowlie Award

FIMS Graduate Library receives intellectual freedom award

The library was awarded the Les Fowlie Intellectual Freedom Award for their work in educating the community about Tor technology and privacy.

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Photo of Raveena Aulakh

Raveena Aulakh Memorial Award in Journalism and Communication

The family and friends of Raveena Aulakh, a graduate of the MA in Journalism program in 2007, have established a new entrance award in her memory.

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Broadcast Studios in the FIMS & Nursing Building

FIMS partners with TVO for Ontario Hubs initiative

FIMS and TVO have formed an educational partnership as part of the Ontario Hubs project that will open up opportunities for experiential learning and internships for students.

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More About FIMS Alumni

Honouring the man behind the bylines - Featuring retired staff member Dave Mills
The Power of Two - Western Alumni Gazette article featuring Phil Pallen, BA'10 (MIT)
Finding her place - Western Alumni Gazette article featuring Marie Wilson, MA'77 (Journalism)
News from FIMS Alumni - General news about FIMS alumni from all programs

Other News from FIMS

News & Notes from FIMS - General news and announcements from FIMS
Improved access to healthcare information needed in rural communities - Featuring HIS student Brad Hiebert
Remembering the need to forget - Featuring Professor Jacquie Burkell
Separating fact from fiction using a 'fake news' algorithm - Featuring Professor Victoria Rubin
A new outlook: Jayme Bridge - Featuring the Global MINDS Summer Institute
Digging into Drizzy: Research focuses on how a 'hybrid identity' built the perfect Drake - Featuring Media Studies student Amara Pope
Reflecting on life, one column at a time - Featuring Paul Benedetti

Upcoming Events

Accountability and Transparency in News Media in an Era of "Alternative Facts"
Panel discussion featuring journalists and scholars
Saturday, October 21, 10:30AM
Homecoming 2017
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The Future Lasts Forever. Memory Institutions: Not a Thing of the Past
Lecture from Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada
Saturday, October 21, 1:00PM
Homecoming 2017
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