Alumni News: March-July 2010

July 2010

Christine Carlson (MSLS 2007) announces the birth of her first baby girl, Samantha Marija Carlson, born on May 28, 2010, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Louis Abramovitz (MSLS 2005) co-authored an article with two Law Librarians’ Society of Washington DC (LLSDC) colleagues in the July 2, 2010 issue of the The National Law Journal, called “Law Librarians: An Untapped Resource for BI“.

May 2010

James Patrick Timony (MSLS 2004), an Adaptive Technology Librarian at DC Public Library since 2004, is a 2010 winner of the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Award. The Cafritz Foundation Award is an annual program to recognize and reward outstanding performance and exemplary service by DC Government employees.

April 2010

Barbara L. Post (MSLS 1996), Manager of Information Services at the
Transportation Research Board, received the 2010 Raymond Von Dran Memorial Award during the 2010 Catholic University School of Library and Information Science annual Stone Lecture on April 20, 2010.  The Von Dran award is presented annually by the SLIS Alumni Association, to recognize SLIS Alumni for outstanding innovation, collaboration, and leadership in the Library and Information Science profession.

March 2010

Jessica Beauchamp (MSLS 2007), the 2009 2nd DC/SLA  Vice President and Ethics Ambassador, is a recipient of the SLA Rising Starts honor.  This honor is given to SLA members in the first five years of their library career who have shown exceptional accomplishment and potential for the future.
Sharon Tahirkheli (MSLS 1989), director of information systems at the American Geological Institute, received the Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award during the AGI’s annual meeting.  The award is given in recognition of contributions to the geoscience information profession.December 2009

Kimberly Peach (MSLS 2008) has been awarded the 2010 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Preservation Administration Fellowship at Yale University Library.

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