Category Archives: News & Events

Mark your calendars: the LIS Open House is coming up soon!

Are you or is someone you know considering graduate school? Come to our Open House on Wednesday, October 5 to learn about what a Master’s in Library and Information Science can do for you. Date: Wednesday, October 5 Time: 6-7:30pm … Continue reading

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Dr. Sung Un Kim Granted Tenure

The Department of Library and Information Science takes great pleasure in announcing that the Board of Trustees of the University voted this summer to grant appointment with continuous tenure, and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, to Dr. Sung … Continue reading

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September 24 Workshop: Bibliometrics, Analytics, Visualizations: How Social Scientists Leverage Data

Bibliometrics, Analytics, Visualizations: How Social Scientists Leverage Data Join us for this hands on workshop to learn strategies and tools for data acquisition, data cleaning and processing, data visualization, and data communication. When: Saturday, September 24 from 9-4 Where: Catholic … Continue reading

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LIS Re-Accreditation Celebration, September 16

Department Chair Young Choi cordially invites you to join her at Busboys and Poets for a reception celebrating the re-accreditation of the LIS program. Come mingle with alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of CUA Library and Information Science. Drinks … Continue reading

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LIS New Student Orientation & Alumni Picnic

New students will meet alumni, faculty and other students at the LIS Alumni Picnic during the New Student Orientation! Saturday, August 27, 2016 1-2 p.m. Law School Cafe & Terrace (ground floor of the Law School) 3600 John McCormack Dr … Continue reading

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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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