Category Archives: News & Events

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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Congrats to Melanie Medina for receiving the PLA Conference Travel Grant!

CUA LIS Student, Ms. Melanie Medina, has been selected to receive the Spectrum Scholar/PLA 2016 Conference Travel Grant. “The purpose of these grants is to create leadership and career exploration opportunities for Spectrum Scholars working in public librarianship through the conference’s array … Continue reading

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Rovelstad Scholarship Applications now being Accepted through May 9, 2016

Dear Students– Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Howard & Mathilde Rovelstad Scholarship. This scholarship was endowed by the late Dr. Rovelstad, Professor Emerita, and her husband Howard to assist deserving students in the Master of Science in Library and Information … Continue reading

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Stone Lecture, Friday, April 22 @ 7 p.m.

The Library & Information Science Alumni Board cordially invites CUA alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to the 2016 Dr. Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture   Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m.  Byron Auditorium, Room 204 in the Columbus School of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dr. Mary June Roggenbuck, January 1932-March 2016

Dr. Mary June Roggenbuck, January 1932-March 2016 It is with sadness that the Department of Library & Information Science announces the death, on March 2, 2016, of retired faculty member Dr. Mary June Roggenbuck. Dr. Roggenbuck joined the faculty of Library … Continue reading

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March Alumni News

Michael North (MSLS 1995) has been named the Head of the Reference and Reader Services Section of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress. In this position he will oversee all public service and reference … Continue reading

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LIS Alumnus & Adjunct Professor Bruce Rosenstein delivered Roger Summit Lecture

Friday April 8, 2016 Roger Summit Award Lecture with Bruce Rosenstein, “Creating a Compelling Future: Business and Beyond” Bruce Rosenstein presents an organized approach to flourishing in the future by examining five factors of individual and organizational success: Mindset. The … Continue reading

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