Category Archives: News & Events

Attending the AALL Conference in Chicago, by LIS Student Meredith Capps

Last year, I debated whether it was worth attending the American Association of Law Libraries conference, which was in Philadelphia, when I had not yet started my coursework at CUA and was not, at the time, working in a law … Continue reading

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Promoting Archival Research to Conductors, by LIS Student Nicholas A. Brown

The University of Oxford hosted the first Oxford Conducting Studies Conference this past June, under the leadership of Dr. John Traill, Director of Music, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, and Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey, University of Oxford. This unique gathering of … Continue reading

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Emily Wagner elected as DCLA Councilor

This past May, Emily Wagner was elected as District of Columbia’s Library Association (DCLA) Chapter Councilor. Her term will last three years, beginning officially in January 2017 and ending in December 2019. The duties of a chapter councilor are to … Continue reading

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COA decision: Continued accreditation

The Department of Library and Information Science has been notified that the Committee on Accreditation (COA) of the American Library Association has voted to grant Continued accreditation status to our program leading to the degree of Master of Science through … Continue reading

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Dr. Chancellor featured in “Cultivating Catholic Minds”

LIS Faculty member Dr. Renate Chancellor is featured  in a “Cultivating Catholic Minds” profile: “A Catholic Mind for Library and Information Science: Helping to Bring the Power of Knowledge to Underserved Communities.” Read story and accompanying video.

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Ordination to the Priesthood for Ryan Pineda (MSLS, 2010)

On Saturday, June 25, eight men were ordained at the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Among them was SLIS Alumnus Ryan Pineda. Congratulations, Father Pineda! For more, see Cardinal Wuerl Ordains Eight Men to the Priesthood  

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Lauren Hester and Nicholas Brown are this year’s Rovelstad Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Nicholas Brown and Lauren Hester, this year’s Rovelstad Scholarship recipients. The Howard and Mathilde Rovelstad scholarship is offered to students who are already enrolled in LIS who have demonstrated exceptional qualities.

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May Alumni News

Elizabeth Lieutenant (MSLIS 2016) was awarded a REMS Graduate Research Fellowship through the University of Michigan, School of Information (UMSI). She will be working under the mentorship of Associate Professor Soo Young Rieh on her research project Searching as Learning … Continue reading

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Xueye (Christine) Zheng to Present Poster at IFLA 2016

“How Do Children Use Digital Information Systems?” – that’s the title of the poster that LIS Student Xueye (Christine) Zheng will be presenting at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress. To attend the conference, Christine applied for — and … Continue reading

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Dr. Youngok Choi Appointed Chair

President Garvey has appointed Associate Professor Youngok Choi as chair of the Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), a one-year appointment which will commence on August 20th. She will succeed the interim co-chairs, Dr. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee and Dr. John … Continue reading

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