Media, Information & Technoculture Booming at UWO

November 2, 2006

The University of Western Ontario is scrambling to accommodate a space crunch for its popular undergraduate MIT program, which in less than 10 years has reached "a steady-state enrolment" of about 700 students "surpassing all expectations regarding growth and student demand." The academic plan for the Faculty of Information and Media Studies emphasizes interdisciplinarity and collaboration, resulting in joint appointments with Law, Sociology, Computer Science, Visual Arts, Music and Women's Studies. Western News story