Category Archives: News & Events

To be postponed: Dr. Trevor Owens to deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3

This event, originally schedule for April 3, will be postponed., Keep tuned. Dr. Trevor Owens will deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture on Friday, April 3, 2020.  Come join the CatholicU LIS Alumni Board, AGLISS, and others for an engaging evening. … Continue reading

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Dr. Chancellor’s Author Talk & Book Signing at Howard University

  Dr. Renate Chancellor gave an author talk today at Founders Library at Howard University on her new book E. J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession.  Audience members peppered her with questions and the event concluded with a book signing.

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Babak Zarin publishes article in Journal of Science Fiction

Babak Zarin (MSLIS 2019) researched sound preservation and amateur archives vis-à-vis “filk,” the subculture of science-fiction-and-fantasy-related folk music, for a paper he wrote in Dr. Jane Zhang’s LSC 677 Cultural Heritage Institutions class. That paper is an article in the November … Continue reading

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Angela Brooks (MSLIS 2020) penned a blog post – Smithsonian Libraries / Unbound

  We are proud and excited to share Angela Brooks’s recent post in the Smithsonian Libraries Unbound about her internship experience in the Smithsonian Libraries: “An Internship to Remember: Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex.” Read entire article in the … Continue reading

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Nick Brown named Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

Congratulations go out to Nicholas Brown who was just officially named the Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach for the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, a position which he will start in January. Nick was selected as a … Continue reading

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E.J. Josey, Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession by Dr. Chancellor

Congratulations to Dr. Renate Chancellor for her forthcoming (February 2020) book on E.J. Josey! The book is part of the ALISE Series published by Rowman & Littlefield. From the publisher: Within the broader social and political landscape of civil rights, … Continue reading

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Our Students – Ashley Matthews and Sharon Bradley – guests in The Geek in Review Podcast

Ashley Matthews (the George Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School) and Sharon Bradley (the University of Georgia School of Law) were sharing ideas about benefits coming from implementing Makerspaces in Law Schools. They believe, it would let law students to develop … Continue reading

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Alumna Cristina Ramirez Receives Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education

Alumna Cristina Ramirez is among the 5 recipients of the Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education of Beta Phi Mu members. Beta Phi Mu is the library & information science honor society, and its members are eligible to compete … Continue reading

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Rovelstad Scholarship Recipients are Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy

Congratulations to Sandra M. Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves and Richard Baker McElroy, the two students who were chosen as the 2018-19 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive field of library and information science students. Students who had completed at least … Continue reading

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LIS Student Elizabeth Ajunwa Awarded a 2019-20 Spectrum Scholarship

On June 18th, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services announced the 60 exceptional students pursuing graduate degrees in library and information studies who are awarded the 2019 Spectrum Scholarship. LIS Congratulations to LIS student … Continue reading

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