Face Off: Pearson vs. Wright FIMSSC Presidential Debate

At one point in the FIMSSC Presidential debate Wednesday night, someone in the standing-room-only space leaned against the light switch and half of the room went dark. While the problem was quickly remedied, the audience was briefly left with the image of presidential candidates Matt Wright and Jordan Pearson divided by light and darkness. Personally,…

mitZine awards 2012: Your favourite courses

FIMS courses run the gambit from covering the realities of global communication to the ever-popular Tales of Tinseltown, all offering valuable insights and learning experiences. You voted, FIMS, and here are your favourite courses. The following courses were voted as the favourite of the year:

FIMS’ new Certificate in Digital Communications stirs controversy

The CDC information session will be held tomorrow, March 26th at 12:30 in NCB room 114. In recent faculty news, FIMS has decided to introduce a new Certificate in Digital Communications (CDC). Akin to a certificate in Writing or Professional Communication, FIMS’s CDC will be made available to Western students at large, including FIMS students,…

FIMS Is Broken, But We Can Fix It

Tuesday’s Rogers Chair event gave FIMS students the opportunity to weigh in on the question “What is FIMS and is it working?” A panel of undergraduate and graduate students offered their takes on the program, followed by a general discussion about FIMS and its interdisciplinary mandate. I was fortunate to be one of three undergrads…