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Nick Brown, LIS Alumnus, was named today as one of the Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers. Congratulations, Nick! Read the whole story here: https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=nicholas-alexander-brown-movers-shakers-2019-innovators
A group of teachers from HD Cooke elementary school, including LIS Student Khulud Khudur’s, were nominated for the Excellence in Innovation Award based on their innovative projects after the completion of Harvard University’s Project Zero fellowship. This was an extremely … Continue reading
Congratulations to LIS Student Maria Thurber on her new position as a reference librarian in the Hispanic Division at the Library of Congress!
LIS Alumus Christopher Stewart was the subject of a recent article in StreetSenseMedia by Zachary Headings, titled “This local librarian is serving his community by serving up food and literature.” To read the piece about how Christopher, a librarian at … Continue reading
On November 30, LIS student Monique Whitfield, along with others, presented “And the Library Must Lead Them: Education Equity in Schools with Little Diversity “at the VAASL Fall Conference at the beautiful and historic Williamsburg Lodge which resides in the heart … Continue reading
On Thursday, November 15, LIS Associate Professor Renate Chancellor will sit on the “Public Knowledge: Re-Imagining the Public Library” panel sponsored by Gensler. This free event will be held downtown on K Street. Register now to attend and hear experts … Continue reading
Nancy Noyes Silcox, the CatholicU LIS SLM Practicum Coordinator, will speak at the Virginia Council for Social Studies conference November 2nd and the Virginia Association of School Librarians’ conference November 29th on the topic of “Recommended Reading by Virginia Librarians … Continue reading
Thursday, October 4, 2018 – Juán-Pabló González, president of the CatholicU LIS Student Chapter of American Archivists, along with Lisa Moore, the secretary of the Student Chapter, represented the Student SAA, the Department of Library and Information Science, and the Catholic … Continue reading
LIS Student Jamileh Kouhestani is one of two recipients awarded the 2018 by the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) Scholarship. Not only does Jamileh receive a check for use toward tuition but she is also invited to attend the PTPL … Continue reading
LIS student Babak Zarin was awarded the American Library Association’s Spectrum Scholarship and designated a ProQuest Scholar. The Spectrum Scholarship seeks to help diversify the library profession and is awarded based on an applicant’s commitment to equity and inclusion, demonstrated community outreach, … Continue reading