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Apr. 5, 2013

Martin Wolske, GSLIS senior research scientist at the Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI) and adjunct lecturer, is a 2012-2013 recipient of the Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement (CAEPE), which is given annually by the Office of Public Engagement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The awards recognize individuals and teams who engage the public to address critical societal...

Mar. 26, 2013

Martin Wolske, GSLIS senior research scientist and lecturer, recently participated in an online question-and-answer feature with Library Journal as part of a larger series with annual winners of the LJ Teaching Award. Wolske was selected for this award in 2011.

The following excerpt addresses current challenges and issues in LIS...

Nov. 16, 2011

Martin B. Wolske and his students do their learning and teaching with the people who live in marginalized and underserved communities. Wolske, research scientist and adjunct lecturer at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (GSLIS), teaches the Introduction to Networked Information Systems class. Students in the course begin to understand how the use and application of technology reflect our society, and as Wolske puts it “what is encountered when you try to use that technology in communities already dismissed by that...

Oct. 29, 2010

Martin Wolske, GSLIS senior research scientist and instructor, is a presenter at this week's CIRN-DIAC Community Informatics Conference 2010, held October 27 through 29. The conference, titled "Vision and Reality in Community Informatics," takes place at Monash University Centre, in Prato, Italy.

Wolske will make two presentations:

  • Paper: Martin Wolske, Lisa Bievenue, "Innovation Diffusion and Broadband Deployment in East St. Louis, Illinois, USA"
  • Poster: Suzanne Im, Deven Gibbs,...
Jul. 20, 2007

GSLIS is once again heading to Sao Tome and Principe, a tiny island nation off the coast of Gabon. Paul Adams, the Director of Prairienet is leading the team and will be joined by students Beth Larkee and Jake Odland, both of whom participated in Phase 1 installing computer labs in Sao Tome last February and March. The three will be joined on the Phase 2 trip by Dr. Martin Wolske, GSLIS adjunct faculty and User Services Coordinator, and GSLIS students Stephanie Renne and Chris Ritzo.

During the Phase 2 trip the group will expand the existing labs and install additional computer labs...

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