By UWM News | Posted on February 13, 2012 at 4:47 PM
He runs his mouse across the pad, and a screen reader rapidly speaks everything that appears on his computer screen – plus graphic tags and other background coding. The computerized voice runs through the information at a speed that’s barely comprehensible to the untrained ear. Experienced screen-reader users, says Babu, an assistant professor in UWM’s School of Information Studies (SOIS), usually run the sound faster.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:31 PM
Dedicated web space, more virtual connectivity, and free Microsoft software highlight some new features now available at no cost to SOIS’ students, faculty and staff members. According to Jim Schultz, SOIS’ Information Technology Systems Administrator, “The SOIS community will now have access to some of the latest and great technological resources to aid and enhance instruction, research, and student services at SOIS. "
By Rebecca Hall | Posted on September 1, 2011 at 10:49 AM
Join the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee pep band, Pounce the Panther, the UWM dance team, cheerleaders and basketball players for a pep rally at noon today in the Union Concourse, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Wear UWM apparel for a chance to win a free T-shirt.
By School of Information Studies | Posted on March 21, 2011 at 12:40 PM
SOIS has invested in the Microsoft Development Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA). SOIS students, faculty, and staff can now access Microsoft products at no cost. This software includes Windows 7, Microsoft Project, Visio, Access, Visual Studio, and much more.
To better reflect the skills students bring to the workplace, the School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will change the name of the undergraduate program from the Bachelor of Science in Information Resources (BSIR) to the Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Technology (BSIST). The change will officially be recognized at the beginning of the 2010-11 academic year.