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Call for Proposals – Bridging the Spectrum Symposium

The 11th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice Time: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Place: The Catholic University of America We are delighted to invite proposals for the 2019 Bridging the Spectrum Symposium! Researchers, practitioners and … Continue reading

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Alumni Mixer @ SAA in D.C., August 17 from 6-8 p.m.

What? Reunite with your CUA LIS classmates! Food and drink will be provided! When? Friday, August 17, 2018 from 6-8pm Where? McKinley Room at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park  RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/vepJGnnDAHgA8cAC3 Deadline to RSVP: August 10

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Juán-Pabló González Recognized at American Library Association 2018 Annual Conference

LIS Student Juán-Pabló González traveled to New Orleans to attend the American Library Association 2018 Annual Conference. Here’s his post: On June 23, 2018, I traveled to the American Library Association’s 2018 annual conference in New Orleans to receive a … Continue reading

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Webinar – Masters of Science in Library and Information Science

Are you or is someone you know considering graduate school? Join the Webinar Today to discover what a Master’s in Library and Information Science can do for You. Date: Wednesday, June 20 Time: 4:30pm ET Link: http://lis.cua.edu/events/infosessions.cfm  

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Prof. Shumaker Receives Distinguished Service Award from DCLA

On June 13, CUA LIS Professor Dave Shumaker received the DCLA Distinguished Service Award at DCLA’s Annual Reception and Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Dave! And LIS Student Demetrius Curington received a Ruth Fine scholarship during the Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Demetrius! This … Continue reading

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Interested in the MSLIS degree? – Webinar!

Are you or is someone you know considering graduate school? Then join the Webinar today to discover what a Master’s in Library and Information Science can do for you. Date: Wednesday, June 6 Time: 12:30pm ET Location: http://catholicu.adobeconnect.com/info-jun6/  

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Dr. Sue Yeon Syn Receives MLA Grant

Dr. Sue Yeon Syn, Associate Professor here at the Department of Library and Information Science, along with co-Principal Investigator JungWon Yoon, will be recognized on Tuesday, May 22, during the Business Meeting and Inaugural Address of this year’s Medical Library … Continue reading

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Lauren Hester named 2018 Student of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Lauren Hester, 2018 Student of the Year! Lauren has demonstrated outstanding intellectual abilities and communication skills at CUA. She served as the AGLISS Newsletter LISten Editor from Summer 2016 to Summer 2017. She was the first formal … Continue reading

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New Course for Fall, LSC653-Data on the Web

The department is pleased to announce a new course, LSC653 Data on the Web, to be offered every fall semester in support of the Data Science Course of Study. The course description: Information professionals encounter a variety of data on … Continue reading

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Student Career Updates

Melissa Harris, joint degree student (MA Religious Studies/MSLIS), recently started a new contract position at the Government Publishing Office (GPO) as Lead Metadata Librarian,  Library Services & Content Management. Vicky Pohlen, joint degree student (MA History/MSLIS), recently started a new position … Continue reading

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